May 2019

Feast of Ascension Dear OLPH Family and Friends, The Gospel for this Feast of Ascension is not trying to state the fact in historical terms.  Jesus had finished one phase of His life and had to begin another.  Jesus’ departure is not the end of His work...

Fifth Sunday   Dear OLPH Family and Friends, Toward the end of today’s second reading we hear: “The One who sat on the throne said, ‘Behold, I make all things new.’”  He does not say that He will destroy everything and then make a new creation.   He says...

4th Easter Sunday - C                                                                                                                                    Dear friends in Christ, The Responsorial Psalm of Fourth Sunday of Easter, “we are his people, the sheep of his flock,” can very well be a good introduction to today’s liturgy of Good Shepherd Sunday. Shepherd is...

Third Sunday of Easter Dear OLPH Family and Friends, Already the Third Week of Easter and every day we are hearing stories of the history of our Church and the growing Christian Community. In our first reading we realize that our forebears in the faith encountered some...