Deacon John's Blog

June 2014

Jun 22

The Body and Blood of Christ

THE BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST This weekend the church is celebrating the feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ known also as the Feast of Corpus Christi. This Feast celebrates theological beliefs, a Doctrine, unlike most other Feast days when we celebrate an event or person. It’s a celebration of the greatest meal we can share...
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Jun 15

The Holy Trinity

THE HOLY TRINITY This weekend we are celebrating one of the greatest mysteries and dogmas of the Catholic Church and that is the Holy Trinity. But besides that  we are also celebrating another great day and that is, we are celebrating Father’s Day.  Throughout history there have been many analogies developed to try and...
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Jun 8

Week of June 8, 2014

PENTECOST SUNDAY Pentecost opens our eyes so we see that God is in the flesh as well as in the Spirit. Pentecost opens our ears so we can hear God speak to us in our minds and in our hearts. I look forward to Pentecost Sunday every year, not because it marks the end of the Easter season, but because it marks the anniversary of my Ordination,...
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Jun 3

"Pray, hope, and don't worry."

“Pray, hope, and don’t worry.”        I know many of you have heard me say these words either to you or during my talks of St. Pio. The rest of the saying is, ”Worry is useless. God is merciful and will hear your prayer.” This is one of my favorite St. Pio quotes and one I try to live...
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