Browsing Father Tony's Writings

Divine Mercy

Posted by Sue Kunkel on 3/31/16

COME AND CELEBRATE THE FEAST OF DIVINE MERCY AT THE 3:00 PM SERVICE APRIL 3rd!

The Holy Father Pope John Paul II said: "Jesus shows His hands and His side. He points to the wounds of the Passion, especially the wound in His Heart, the source from which flows the ... Read More »

Gospel Reflection, Easter Sunday, Year C

Posted by Dan Dupay on 3/24/16

Gospel Reflection, Easter Sunday, Year C

Acts 10: 34a, 37-43; Colossians 3: 1 - 4; Luke 24: 1 - 12

 

Imagine what it would have been like to be the women, Peter, or John in the gospel story.  They could not possibly have anticipated what happened.  They had ... Read More »

Jesus the light of the world

Posted by Dan Dupay on 3/08/16

4th Sunday of Lent—2nd Scrutiny Candles provide a wonderful atmosphere. Their soft glow and warm light soften the colors and give us a sense of comfort. Even in a large room that is illumined by other lighting, when there are candles around we feel that we are drawn in ... Read More »

Coming Down off a Mountain

Posted by Dan Dupay on 2/17/16

Gospel Reflection, 2nd Sunday of Lent, Year C

Genesis 15: 5-12, 17-18; Phillipians 3: 17 – 4: 1; Luke 9: 28b - 36

  Coming Down off a Mountain

 

            In my travels over the years, I have done some mountain hiking.  It’s a real blessing and thrill ... Read More »

We Live by God’s Holy Word

Posted by Dan Dupay on 2/09/16

Gospel Reflection, 1st Sunday of Lent, Year C

Deuteronomy 26: 4-10; Romans 10: 8-13; Luke 4: 1-13

  We Live by God’s Holy Word

 

            We are without a doubt exposed to many temptations.  They can confront us in thousands of forms:  the temptation to drive too fast, ... Read More »

A lot of Fish and a lot of Mercy

Posted by Dan Dupay on 2/02/16

Gospel Reflection, 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C

Isaiah 6: 1-2a, 3-8; 1 Corinthians 15: 1-11; Luke 5: 1-11   A lot of Fish and a lot of Mercy

 

            Place yourself in Peter’s shoes for a moment.  Jesus is with him in the boat teaching the ... Read More »

4th Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year C

Posted by Dan Dupay on 2/01/16

Luke 4:21-30

"When the people in the synagogue hear this, they were all filled with fury." Why were  these folks furious? Because they didn't like what Jesus told them. They took offense at his teaching that "no prophet is accepted in his own native place." Jesus was implying that ... Read More »

Fulfilled In Your Hearing

Posted by Dan Dupay on 1/19/16

Gospel Reflection, 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C

Nehemiah 8: 2-4a, 5-6, 8-10; 1 Corinthians 12: 12-30; Luke 1: 1-4; 4: 14-21

  Fulfilled In Your Hearing

 

            All of us are familiar with inaugural addresses.  Jesus gives a kind of inaugural address when he reads from ... Read More »

The Delight of God For Us

Posted by Dan Dupay on 1/11/16

Gospel Reflection, 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C

Isaiah 62: 1-5; 1 Corinthians 12: 4-11; John 2: 1-11

  The Delight of God For Us

 

            Many of us are married or have been married.  Think back to the first days, weeks and months of your marriage.  ... Read More »

Support of Refugees

Posted by Dan Dupay on 1/04/16

Father Tony preached about the need to support refugees abroad and to enter our country. Here are some practical suggestions by Catholic Charities. Also, click on the link and follow the link for suggestions from Catholic Relief Services. After following the link, learn more of the stories of refugees ... Read More »