September 2018

25th Sunday of the Year - B   Dear friends in Christ,   When Nelson Mandela was a law school student in Johannesburg he had a friend named Paul Mahabane, a liberal member of the African National Committee. One day, they were outside a post office when a white...

24th Sunday Dear OLPH Family and Friends, We have reached the mid- point of Mark’s Gospel and there is a radical change in the Evangelist’s approach. Jesus has been teaching in Galilee. He moves from displays of proving his divinity with descriptions of healings and speaking with...

23rd Sunday of the Year - B   Dear friends in Christ,   Illness brings sufferings. The man in today’s Gospel suffered deeply because he was deaf and had a speech impediment. He was literally locked up and imprisoned behind the wall of silence. He was isolated and cut...