Monthly Archives: June 2017

Third Sunday after Pentecost, June 25, 2017. Mt 6:22-34

Andrew Carnegie, J.P. Morgan, Leland Stanford, John D. Rockefeller, Cornelius Vanderebilt, Henry Clay Frick, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg. Do you recognize these names? Of course you do. They are famous for their philanthropic works, for using their fortunes for the good of others. We had a Carnegie library here in Lorain and there is one […]

Second Sunday after Pentecost, June 18, 2017. Mt 4:18-23

The Apostles called in today’s Gospel were ordinary people, just as you and I, with their own strengths and weaknesses, one would deny him; one would betray him; several would doubt his resurrection, yet God called them for a crucial role in the early Christian Church Jesus called them on a very ordinary day, while […]

Sunday of All Saints, June 11, 2017. Heb 11:32-12:2a; Mt 10:32-33, 37-38 & 19:27-30

Please, everyone, raise your right hand. Now bend it backwards and pat yourself on the back. Congratulations! Today is your day– the Sunday of All Saints. Today we recognize all of the saints – not only those who have been canonized, declared by the Church to be in heaven, but all of the living saints […]

Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 2017. Acts 2:1-11; Jn 7:37-52 & 8:12

In our hymn to the Holy Spirit we say he is the “Spirit of truth”. Jesus told his disciples that he would send the Holy Spirit upon them, “I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always, the Spirit of truth, which the world cannot accept, because […]