Year C The Most Holy Trinity


Proverbs 8:22-31; Romans 5:1-5; John 16:12-15
One day St Augustine of Hippo was walking along the sea shore and reflecting on the doctrine of the Trinity. He suddenly saw a little child all alone on the shore. The child made a hole in the sand, ran to the sea with a little cup, filled her cup, came and poured it into the hole she had

Year C Pentecost

Acts 2:1-11; 1 Cor. 12:3b-7, 12-13; Jn. 20:19-23.
Welcome my brothers and sisters on the Feast of Pentecost. With today’s feast, we conclude the period of Easter Time.
Originally, Pentecost was a Jewish Feast. The word “Pentecost” means “fiftieth”. For the Jews the 50th day after their Passover, and for Christians the 50th day after Easter.

Year C The Ascension of the Lord

Acts 1:1-11; Ephes. 1:17-23 Lk. 24:44-53
Ascension stories were fairly common around the time of Jesus and the gospel-authors, signifying the deification of a noteworthy person (usually a Roman Emperor), and in Judaism as an indication of divine approval. The Jews were familiar with the ascension story of

Year C 6th Sunday of Easter

Acts 15:1-2, 22-29; Rev. 21:10-14, 22-23; Jn. 14:23-29
There once lived a king who offered a prize to the artist who would paint the best picture depicting peace. Many artists tried. Two pictures caught his attention of the king.
One picture was of a calm lake. The lake was a perfect mirror, for peaceful towering mountains were all around it. Overhead was a blue sky with fluffy white clouds. All who saw this picture

Year C 5th Sunday of Easter


Acts 14:21b-27; Rev. 21:1-5a; Jn. 13:1, 31-33a, 34-35
A few years ago a Newspapers reported a touching incident.
While on vacation in Florida, Gareth Griffith, decided to try sky diving. He was jumping in tandem with Michael Costello, an experienced instructor. Something went wrong.