Category Archives: Some thoughts

5th Sunday of Lent – Entering the Passion-tide

Give me justice, O God, and plead my cause against a nation that is faithless. From the deceitful and cunning rescue me, for you, O God, are my strength. (Psalm 43: 1-2) As we ‘celebrate’ this 5th Sunday of Lent, … Continue reading

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Laetare Sunday… We Are Supposed to Rejoice?- Sermon From Fr. Royce Gregerson

“Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “Neither he nor his parents sinned; it is so that the works of God might be made visible through him. We have to do the … Continue reading

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A Reminder For the Faithful

  During this difficult time when it seems that every aspect of our faith is being tested, or worse yet, stripped away, we the faithful have got to stay firm. We have got to buckle down on our prayer life. … Continue reading

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The Prophetic Voice of the Lord

Tuesday of the Third Week of Lent Lectionary: 238 Reading 1 Daniel  3:25, 34-43 Azariah stood up in the fire and prayed aloud: “For your name’s sake, O Lord, do not deliver us up forever, or make void your covenant. Do … Continue reading

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In These Uncertain Times, Trust in the Certainty of God

                                                                Jeremiah 17: 5-10 Thus says the LORD: “Cursed … Continue reading

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Approach Each Day With Trust in the Lord

                                                        Reading 1 : Isaiah 1-10, 16-20 Hear the word of the LORD, … Continue reading

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First Friday of the Month During Lent

Years ago, when I returned to the Catholic Church after having been away  for many years, one of the first things that impressed me… inspired awe in my soul, was the First Friday Eucharistic Devotion when it was combined with … Continue reading

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Prayers for Protection Against Illness

As the world holds it’s collective breath and watches how quickly the coronavirus is spreading in China and several other countries, we are constantly being bombarded with updates as to how fast it is progressing worldwide. We have just recently … Continue reading

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1st Sunday of Lent – Don’t Be Surprised by the Devil’s Temptations

Gospel – Matthew 4:1-11 At that time Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. He fasted for forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he was hungry. The tempter approached and said … Continue reading

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This First Friday of Lent

First Reading: Isaiah 58: 1-9a 1 Cry, cease not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their wicked doings, and the house of Jacob their sins. 2 For they seek me from day to day, sad desire to know my … Continue reading

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