What Will You Find in a Desert?

, Rev. Kathy Sullivan Vandenberg

Congratulations: People of Jesus Our Shepherd! You have been invited by God to go into the Desert yet another time. This means that you have ...

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Mark 1:40-45

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Fr. Francis F. Baiocchi

I have an older sister Adele whom I admire greatly. She is seven years older than I, yet to this day I still can't keep up with her to match ...

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Gospel of Mark, Job & 1Corinthians

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany, Father Don

How many times has someone said to you, “I have some Good News and some Bad News, which do you want to hear first?” I don’t know what ...

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Mark 1:40-45

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Fr. Francis F. Baiocchi

Decades ago, Bishop Fulton Sheen had a popular TV show watched by millions of people. One night on TV he told of his visit to a leper colony ...

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Listening to God

Second Sunday after the Epiphany, Rev. Kathy Vandenberg

Do you have trouble listening to God? More importantly after God has spoken do you do what God asks? When I was a young mother, I put my ...

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The Baptism of Jesus

First Sunday after the Epiphany, Father Don

First a couple of questions concerning the Baptism of Jesus. First: Why did Jesus, the sinless Son of God, receive the “baptism of repe ...

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Matthew 2:1-12

EPIPHANY, Fr. Francis F. Baiocchi

Near the top of a high mountain in a remote country sat an ancient monastery built centuries ago. The monks living, working and praying ther ...

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Feast of the Holy Family

Feast of the Holy Family, Rev. Kathy Vandenberg

Every time the Feast of the Holy Family comes, I am filled with great joy. We have our biological family, our church family, and many other ...

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Christmas, Fr. Francis F. Baiocchi

It was Christmas Eve many years ago, and a young mother was wrapping gifts to put under the family tree. Busy as she was, she asked her litt ...

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Luke 1:26-38

4th Sunday in Advent, Fr. Don’s Homily

The 3rd surprise in today’s scripture was that Jesus was of the family of David which just happened to be a family of liars, adulterers, m ...

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