February 2018

2nd Sunday of Lent                                                                                                             Dear friends in Christ,   Every year in Lent we hear the story of Jesus’ Transfiguration. There is special meaning about this event in   Jesus’ life in regard to our Lenten spirituality. The Transfiguration is not only about Jesus, it...

First Sunday of Lent Dear OLPH Family and Friends,           During these weeks of Lent we will hear a great deal about the concept and the true meaning of “Covenant.”    For the Hebrews it was a most important concept.   It was based on the principal of “contract”.  ...

6th Sunday of the Year - B                                                                                                                   Dear friends in Christ,               Today’s Gospel starts with these words: a leper came to Jesus begging, “If you wish, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand, touched him, and...

5th Sunday Dear OLPH Family and Friends,                   With our reading from Job we hear his story of woe.  His plight is all the more pitiable when we realize that he had everything and now has nothing, not even his health.   Contrary to the Levitical law, Job’s...