July 2017

Dear friends in Christ, A rich young man asks Jesus, “What must I do to possess eternal life?” Jesus replies, “Go sell what you have, give the money to the poor, and come follow me.” But the young man walks away sad, because he is very...

Dear OLPH Family and Friends,                 The readings this week can be seen as a second part of what we heard last week.  This is especially seen in the Gospel as Jesus explains the parable of the sower and seed that we heard last week.   The...

15th Sunday of the Year - A                                                                                                                                 Dear friends in Christ,                     Jesus concludes the Parable of the Sower with this invitation: “Anyone who has ears should listen.” Some believe that Jesus may have...

I have been at Our Lady of Perpetual Help for the last 7 years, and I love being here more and more every day. It is my sanctuary and the place  I can go and connect to God when everywhere else seems to be full of...

Fourteenth Sunday Dear OLPH Family and Friends,                  During the Sermon on the Mount Jesus gave us the Beatitudes.   Most of us are familiar with the Beatitudes and sadly the majority of us think that was the end of “the Sermon”.  Essentially the Beatitudes speak, not so...

Reflections of the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time What sobering words Jesus offers us in this week’s Gospel: “Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me; and whoever...