May 1st International day for workers

Acts 5:17-26; Jn. 3:16-21
Today we celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker and “International Workers' Day."
In reality, May Day was born as a workers' holiday not to celebrate military power, but to honour the struggle of the U.S. labour movement for the eight-hour day. The effort to win

Year C Divine Mercy Sunday

Acts 5:12-16; Rev. 1:9-11a, 12-13, 17-19; Jn. 20:19-31
Today we celebrate the Feast of Divine Mercy. This feast was instituted by Pope John Paul II in 2000. The feast arises out of a series of apparitions which a Polish nun, Sr Faustina received. In 1931 Sister Faustina saw Jesus dressed in a white garment. He held one hand raised

Year C Easter Sunday

Acts 10:34, 37-43; Col. 3:1-4; Jn. 20:1-18
The pastor’s family was invited for Easter dinner at the Wilson home. Mrs Wilson was widely known for her amazing contributions to church potlucks. Everyone was seated around the table as the food was being served. As usual, it was a feast for the eyes, the nose, and the palate.

Year C Easter Vigil

First Reading: Gen. 1:1-2:2; Second Reading: Gen. 22:1-18; Third Reading: Ex. 14:15-31, 15:20-21; Fourth Reading: Is. 54:5-14; Fifth Reading: Is. 55:1-11; Sixth Reading: Bar. 3:9-15, 3:32-4:4; Seventh Reading: Ez. 36:16-17, 18-28; Eighth Reading: Rom. 6:3-11; Gospel: Lk. 24:1-12.

One Easter a priest and a taxi driver both died and went to heaven. St. Peter was at the Pearly gates waiting for them.
'Come with me,' said St. Peter to the taxi driver.

Year C Good Friday

Is. 52:13-53:12; Heb. 4:14-16; 5:7-9; Jn. 18:1-19:42
Alfred Vanderbilt set off from New York aboard the Lusitania in May 1915 to attend a meeting of the International Horse Breeders’ Association in Britain. Even though the waters of the Atlantic were teeming with German U-boats, most passengers on the huge vessel assumed

Year C Maundy Thursday

Ex. 12:1-8, 11-14; 1 Cor. 11:23-26; Jn. 13:1-15

We are celebrating Holy Thursday. This Feast solemnly commemorates the institution of the Holy Eucharist and the sacrament of holy orders. But what remains vivid in the mind of the Christians and non-Christians is Jesus washing of the feet of his disciples.

Year C Palm Sunday

[Lk. 19:28-40; Is. 50:4-7; Phil. 2:6-11; Lk. 22:14-23:56]

Today we celebrate Palm Sunday - The triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. The contemporaries of Jesus were well aware of the traditions of the royal entry. Triumph, was a ritual procession that was the highest honour bestowed upon a victorious general in the

Year C 5th Sunday in Lent

Is 43:16-21; Phil 3:8-14; John 8:1-11

Oscar Wilde’s story “The selfish Giant” has a great message.

Every afternoon, the children used to go and play in the Giant's garden.

It was a large lovely garden, with soft green grass. Here and there