Divine Mercy
Posted by Kelsey Cronin on 04/6/2018

In two days we will celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday which was established by Pope Saint John Paul II in 2000. But Christ’s unfathomable mercy has been available to us long before the Church officially instituted a day to celebrate it. Saint Paul, one of the first Christians, was eager to remind us of that:

Sheet music
Posted by Kelsey Cronin on 04/4/2018
by Jay Fadden

Catholic Classroom: What does Passover tell us about Easter?
Posted by Angela Hanafin on 04/2/2018
Question: What does Passover tell us about Easter?

We know from the Bible that there is a temporal connection between Passover and Easter—Jesus’ Passion takes place right after he eats the Passover meal with his disciples. But this timing is more than just a coincidence. Jesus’ Passion, death, and resurrection is actually the fulfillment of the Passover.

Good Friday, Holy Week 2018
Posted by Angela Hanafin on 03/30/2018

John 19:25-30

Holy Thursday, Holy Week 2018
Posted by Kelsey Cronin on 03/29/2018

John 13:1-15

"O sublime humility! O humble sublimity!"

Wednesday, Holy Week 2018
Posted by Angela Hanafin on 03/28/2018

Matthew 26:14-25

A clock ticks
Posted by Angela Hanafin on 03/28/2018
by Jay Fadden

Eight years ago, Shirley and I decided to take the kids to a water park at the last minute. It was spring break and we were looking for something to do, so we thought it would be nice to surprise Amelia, James, and Ethan. We were having a great time, but realized we forgot a couple items, so we packed up the kids and made our way to the local mall.

Tuesday, Holy Week 2018
Posted by Kelsey Cronin on 03/27/2018

John 13:21-33, 36-38

 Jesus is deeply troubled. Night has fallen. One apostle is about to betray Jesus and another is going to deny him three times. The darkness of the coming events is palpable in this Gospel reading.

Monday, Holy Week 2018
Posted by Angela Hanafin on 03/26/2018

John 12:1-11

Posted by Kelsey Cronin on 03/23/2018
 

On Palm Sunday we will enter into Jerusalem with Jesus, and the Church will enter into Holy Week. In order to prepare for this sacred time leading up to our Lord’s Passion and Resurrection, we invite you to meditate on some quotes from the saints.

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