Recognition for women

May 15, 2023
Yesterday we celebrated Mothers' Day and at our Spanish mass there was a great outpouring of gratitude for all that we received from our mothers; life, faith, guidance and unconditional love
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  "Love one another as I have loved you"

May 12, 2023
Today in the first reading from Acts 15:22-21, we hear the results of the so called Council of Jerusalem, the meeting held to discuss differences between the followers of Jesus in Jerusalem and those in Antioch.
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  "Remain in my love"

May 11, 2023
I like the decision of James, the leader of the first Christian Assembly held in Jerusalem, as recorded in today's reading from the Acts of the Apostles (15:7-21).
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  "I am the vine, you are the branches"

May 10, 2023
Jesus has just told his disciples that he will soon be leaving them to go back to the Father. In his final discourse, he looks for a striking example that will remind us that he will always be with us and that we are to remain united with him
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  Peace - it's complicated

May 09, 2023
I've been giving peace some thought recently, especially in the light of Jesus assurance, "Peace I bequeath you, my own peace I give you" from today's gospel reading (John 14:27-31).
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  Making people feel welcomed

May 05, 2023
Jesus defines his mission on earth in the words of today's gospel, ''I am the Way, the Truth and the Life.'' (John 14:1-6).
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  Hospitality - how we come to know God

May 04, 2023
A memorable text concludes today's gospel (John13:16-20). It reads, "whoever welcomes the one I send welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me
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