Fr O'Neill and Fr Silva away Monday - Wednesday on Priest Convocation. No Daily Masses - Deacon Peter and Deacon Bill will perform Communion Services at 8:00am each day. Please pray for our priests...

Monday October 9 - Week 27

The readings today focus on commitment of the faithful. We accept the potential benefits of being a Christian, (unconditional love and forgiveness and heaven) but are we willing to walk the walk as they say, in our day to day lives - it is there that our faith plays itself out. 

God commands Jonah to preach the message of repentance to the people of Nineveh but he ran away and tried to hide from him. God had other plans as we shall see tomorrow. You can run but you cannot hide from God. It's like trying to run from your shadow - exhausting and fruitless. 

In the Gospel Jesus is asked a question about how to gain entry into heaven and he answered it succinctly by summarizing the 10 commandments with love God (1-3) and neighbor (7-10). Then he was asked who is neighbor. Jesus responded with the classic story of the good Samaritan who cared for the person for the sake of the need not the glory. In this parable we learn that all who are in need are our neighbor. 


Fr O'Neill's Daily Mass Reflections

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Thursday October 12, 2017 - Week 27

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Malachi is a prophet who preached in Jerusalem post exile and rebuilding of the Temple (early 400's BC).  The city itself had not been... Read More

Wednesday October 11 - Week 27

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Inspite of Jonah's petulant attitude, the people of Nineneh repent and are saved from their punishment. Jonah sits outside the city angry that they... Read More

Tuesday October 10 - Week 27

Monday, October 9, 2017
God uses some Divine Persuation and does a whale of a job casting his line and reeling Jonah in to seeing things His way.  He may not have... Read More

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