Archive for August, 2012

Thoughts From Fr. Tom

August 31, 2012

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THOUGHTS FROM FR. TOM  9-02-12 Jesus quotes the prophet Isaiah in the Gospel today when he says: This people honors me with their lips but their hearts are far from me. Jesus reminds us that our faith in him should be evident in our words and actions, not just in our ritual practices. We need…

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September 2012 Liturgical Minister Schedule

August 27, 2012

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September 2012 Liturgical Minister Schedule

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Thoughts From Fr. Tom

August 24, 2012

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THOUGHTS FROM FR. TOM  8-26-12 After hearing Jesus proclaim that he is the true bread from heaven and that his flesh is life for the world, many who were following him said, this saying is hard; who can accept it? Because of this, as we hear in the Gospel today, many of his disciples returned…

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Thoughts From Fr. Tom

August 17, 2012

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THOUGHTS FROM FR. TOM  8-19-12 Every time we gather for Mass and consume the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist, we are sharing in the promise of eternal life. Jesus makes this very clear in the Gospel today. Some are startled and quarrel among themselves because Jesus identifies his flesh and blood with the…

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Thoughts From Fr. Tom

August 10, 2012

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THOUGHTS FROM FR. TOM  8-12-12 The Gospel for today begins with the line, the Jews murmured about Jesus. They were complaining because Jesus was making claims about his identity that were hard for them to hear. Jesus seemed to be putting himself above those who thought they had authority and power. But Jesus remains clear…

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Thoughts From Fr. Tom

August 3, 2012

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THOUGHTS FROM FR. TOM  8-05-12 In today’s Gospel we hear that Jesus said to the crowd: I am the bread of life, whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst. After providing for the physical needs of the crowd, Jesus invites them into a deeper level of life…

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August Liturgical Minister Schedule

August 1, 2012

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August 2012 Liturgical Minister Schedule

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