The Story of St. Joanna

The Story of St. Joanna

Written by: Michelle Chesney With Holy Week behind us and Easter upon us, we learn more about the many people around our Lord at the end of His earthly life. There are of course the apostles and His Mother, but also some lesser-known friends. So rarely are women named...
Jesus’ Descent into Hell

Jesus’ Descent into Hell

Written by: Fr. Mike Simoes And in Jesus Christ His only Son our Lord Who was conceived by the Holy Spirit Born of the Virgin Mary Suffered Under Pontius Pilate Was crucified, died and was buried He descended into Hell Today, Holy Saturday, as we anticipate the...
Good Friday Reflection

Good Friday Reflection

Written by: Joanne Matters “Our understanding, which is enlightened by the Spirit of truth, should receive with purity and freedom of heart the glory of the cross as it shines in heaven and on earth.” These are the words of Leo the Great, Pope and Saint, during a Good...
The Last Supper was not a supper

The Last Supper was not a supper

Written by: Fr. Jason Kuntz Last Sunday it was announced that I will be moving away from Holy Rosary parish.   Already a number of families have invited me to come and visit them for “one last meal” before I leave. Often we think of the Last Supper in these terms –...
On Tolerance

On Tolerance

Written by: Patrick Sullivan I was once in a classroom where the professor had insisted to us all that we had to be on the look out for intolerance.  Intolerance came in various forms we were told, but we would do well as educators to do away with it swiftly once...
United to Him

United to Him

Written by: Mike McCann I discovered this beautiful piece of writing by St. Anthony of Padua just a couple of days ago, and it really spoke to me. We are all trying to discern God’s plan for us; that discernment is no easy task, and very often it can seem to be...
Tangled

Tangled

Written by: Kathleen Dunn Every girl wants to be a princess. (True, some may deny this, but we all know deep down, it’s true ;). Girls, whether they recognize it or not, possess this desire in themselves to be beautiful, admired and loved. We crave to be desired,...

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