Browsing the May 2019 archive of Father Tony's Writings

Jesus Is More Present to Us Now, Not Less

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/28/19

Gospel Reflection, The Ascension of our Lord, Year CActs of the Apostles 1: 1-11; Ephesians 1: 17-23; Luke 24: 46-53

Jesus Is More Present to Us Now, Not Less

Jesus was in his very person, the meeting of heaven and earth.  In Him, God and humanity came together.  His ... Read More »

Heaven Come Down to Earth

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/21/19

Gospel Reflection6th Sunday of Easter

 

Heaven Come Down to Earth

Undoubtedly, we all want to go to heaven.  But how many of us and to what degree do we want heaven to come down to earth?  When Jesus ascended to heaven, he sent the Holy Spirit to dwell ... Read More »

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/14/19

Love One Another

 "I give you a new commandment: love one another." With these words, Jesus sums up the law and the prophets in one concise phrase. Love one another. After 2,000 years, you'd think we'd have it figured out by now! But all too often we fail in ... Read More »

They Know His Voice

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/07/19

Gospel Reflection Acts of the Apostles 13: 14, 43-52; Revelation 7: 9, 14b-17; John 10: 27-30

They Know His Voice

This fourth Sunday in the season of Easter is called “Good Shepherd Sunday”.  Various passages are read from the tenth chapter of the gospel of John on this Sunday in ... Read More »

The Mercy the Apostles Proclaimed

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/07/19

The Mercy the Apostles Proclaimed

Imagine the disciples after Jesus’ painful crucifixion and then his glorious resurrection.  Their beloved Master’s death on the Cross had just thrown them completely.  They were overcome with panic, fear, and helplessness.  But then they found his grave empty, and then he appeared to ... Read More »

Our Lord’s Divine Mercy

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 5/07/19

Our Lord’s Divine Mercy

Happy Easter everyone!  I wish you and your families a grace-filled Easter season that brings your family together by his love which has conquered all sin and death.  I wish to write about today, Divine Mercy Sunday.  This Sunday, the second Sunday of Easter, was ... Read More »