Reflections

June 16, 2024 – The Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time [Year B]
Fr. Michael Brungardt Ezekiel 17:22-24; Psalm 92:2-3, 13-16; 2 Corinthians 5:6-10; Mark 4:26-34 One way to read the Gospels and the parables is to read the passage and then ask,… Read More
June 2, 2024 – Corpus Christi [Year B]
Fr. Matt Siegman This Sunday we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, often called Corpus Christi. This Sunday gives us the opportunity to renew… Read More
May 26, 2024 –
The Most Holy Trinity [Year B]
Fr. Thomas Hoisington Deuteronomy 4:32-34,39-40  +  Romans 8:14-17  +  Matthew 28:16-20 The Spirit Himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God …. A well-written biography fascinates. … Read More
May 19, 2024 – Pentecost Sunday
Fr. Drew Hoffman As a college chaplain, one of the most common complaints about Christianity I hear from young people is that they believe practicing the Faith means boredom and… Read More
May 5, 2024 – The Sixth Sunday of Easter [Year B]
Fr. Michael Brungardt Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48; Psalm 98:1-4; 1 John 4:7-10; John 15:9-17 Probably one of the most misunderstood things we do as Catholics is go to confession. Because… Read More
April 21, 2024 – The Fourth Sunday of Easter [Year B]
Fr. Matt Siegman This Sunday is often called “Good Shepherd Sunday,” because we read a portion of the Good Shepherd narrative in St. John’s Gospel on this Sunday every year.… Read More
April 7, 2024 –
Divine Mercy Sunday [Year B]
Fr. Drew Hoffman             I’ve always felt for St. Thomas the Apostle. The man asks for proof from the Apostles that Jesus has risen from the dead, and he gets… Read More
March 24, 2024 –
Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion [Year B]
Fr. Michael Brungardt Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22:8-9, 17-20, 23-24; Philippians 2:6-11; Mark 14:1-15:47 As we begin this Holy Week, we enter into the heart of the Pascal Mystery of Christ. And the Church tells the priest something… Read More
March 17, 2024 –
The Fifth Sunday of Lent [Year B]
Fr. Gabriel Greer In recent years, we have heard frequently the term “New Evangelization.”  Pope John Paul II first used the term New Evangelization, which was encouraged by Pope Benedict… Read More
March 10, 2024 –
The Fourth Sunday of Lent [Year B]
Fr. Matt Siegman On the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Sundays of Lent this year, we notice that there are two different options for our readings at Mass. Depending on your… Read More
February 25, 2024 –
The Second Sunday of Lent [Year B]
Fr. Drew Hoffman The first few months of the New Year are often difficult for people… cold weather, longing for the bygone holiday season, failed New Year’s resolutions. But I’ve… Read More
February 18, 2024 –
The First Sunday of Lent
Fr. Jacob Carlin In the Gospel today we hear the timeless phrase for Lent: “Repent and believe in the Gospel.” It seems natural in this season to repent and sacrifice.… Read More