Month: April 2020

Strong in the Face of Tribulation

The Vatican, at the urging of Pope Francis, has published a book to help us navigate through these stormy times. The entire book (192 pages) is available online, free, and a link to it appears below. The book offers

Pascua: La Temporada

La tumba sellada no pudo retener a Jesús: sus discípulos encontraron la piedra apartada en la mañana de Pascua. Y puesto que Jesús murió y resucitó, ninguna tumba podrá jamás retener nuestros cuerpos. Esta es la gloriosa promesa de

Socks for the Homeless

We are still collecting socks through the 10th of May to help those living on the edge. There are so many who are struggling with many losses in their lives, including the loss of a place to live. This small

We Walk (Together) By Faith

Deacon Tom Lambert of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish in Chicago sends along this simple, yet timely and helpful advice:

Pray! That’s a proper beginning and ending to everything. Look for the daily and Sunday Mass readings throughout the

How Can We Help?

It has been said that hope is more than a thought – it is love in action. At a time when people think the world is going to pieces, generosity helps us feel whole again. Giving can fill many of

Catholic Charities

Our friends at Catholic Charities have reached out to say:

“Regardless of how different Easter was this year, we are indeed an Easter people! May the glory and the promise of this celebratory time of year bring peace and joy

Jesús y Nicodemo

Había entre los fariseos un hombre llamado Nicodemo, magistrado judío. Fue éste a Jesús de noche y le dijo: “Rabí, sabemos que has venido de Dios como maestro, porque nadie puede realizar los signos que tú realizas si Dios no

Jesus and Nicodemus

Chapter 3 of St. John’s Gospel includes Jesus’ night-time dialogue with a Pharisee by the name of Nicodemus. While accepting in principle what Jesus tells him about being “born again in the Spirit,” Nicodemus asks how such a thing can

Staying In Touch

Catholic Sentinel – Latest Digital Edition

The Catholic Sentinel has been expanded to include a FREE digital ‘flip’ edition. Check out the April 17 edition at the link below. Please share the link with friends and neighbors. For the past

Gracias, Espíritu Santo

Unas reflexiones Pascuales tomadas del Evangelio según San Juan (3, 1-8). “Había entre los fariseos un hombre llamado Nicodemo….”

Danos, Señor, esa sana inquietud de Nicodemo de buscar comprender siempre la verdad. Permite que estas reflexiones iluminen nuestro entendimiento y