Posts from April 2020

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Sunday, April 26th 2020

by Fr. Rich

In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus meets two of His disciples on the road to Emmaus. The destination isn’t all that important, but what happens on the journey is. Jesus listens to their problems, hurts and feelings. He makes them feel better about themselves and their situations. Even though they didn’t recognize that it was Jesus, […]


by Fr. Rich

The Biblical concept of mercy always involves help to those who are in need or distress. Such help covers a broad range, including God’s forgiveness of our sins. The Biblical definition of mercy translated for us today simply says that mercy is a personal characteristic of care for the needs of others. During this pandemic […]

Happy Easter

by Fr. Rich

Happy Easter! This seems like a greeting that doesn’t fit the occasion. However, this greeting is a perfect one for the occasion,. It’s a day to celebrate! Christ has Risen! He has defeated sin and death by coming back from the cross. What a victory! What a success! In the midst of the crisis facing […]


by Fr. Rich

The shelter-in-place order from Governor Wolf continues through the month of April. Our Bishop, along with so many other Bishops, have cancelled the Holy Week and Easter Masses and Services. All this is being done in the best interests of the people. It is there to help stop the spread ofthe corona virus and trying […]