We’ve come a long way in a few weeks with our series of homilies based on Sherry Weddell’s book: “Forming Intentional Disciples: The Path to Knowing and Following Jesus”. We’ve seen that God has no grandchildren; meaning God is calling each one of us to personal relationship with Himself. Second, we’ve reflected a little on the state of the present-day Church, that what we may have considered normal in the past, simply being “cultural Catholics”, is not sustainable or desirable today. There is so much more that God has in store for us! Third, we touched on the fruit of discipleship summarized with the challengingRead More →

The Easter season calls us to proclaim, “He is risen! Indeed, He is risen!” It is a time to lift our voices and hearts in prayer, praise and song. As we celebrated the great liturgies of Holy Week, it was wonderful to hear the church filled with music: to sing the ancient chants, the litanies, the Exsultet, the singing of the Gospel, the Easter sequence, the dismissals all raised together. These are reminders to us that Easter is the highpoint of our liturgical year. We are invited to embrace the principle of progressive solemnity. The principle is that the more important the celebration, the moreRead More →