September 2019

26th Sunday - C Dear friends in Christ,   Today’s readings are clearly about God’s command to love our neighbor and how obeying that command provides for our eternal salvation. Amos was a prophet of the poor, who preached against materialism and the oppression of the poor in the...

25th Sunday Dear OLPH Family and Friends, On this 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Jesus’ parable is straightforward.  A manager is about to get fired, so he falsifies everybody’s loan agreements, handing out deep discounts.  Now all the debtors are friends who can help him in the...

24th Sunday - C Dear friends in Christ,   Exodus is the second book of the Bible which records the dramatic relationship between the faithful God and his ungrateful people who loved to complain. Indeed, from the first moment of their journey from Egypt to the Promised Land,...

Dear OLPH Family and Friends, On this 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Jesus invites us to follow Him but with the warning that if we do, it will require everything we have. One commentator suggests that Jesus’ PR could have used a little help.  Unless its...