This Week Letter – May 14, 2017

Dear Parishioners and Friends, When I am offering funeral rites, I usually choose the passage from the Gospel: “Let not your heart be troubled”. These words are full of warmth and comfort. I’m also struck by the untroubled nature of the apostles, their enrapture in the moment. “Lord, we do not know where you are.. read more →

This Week Letter – May 7, 2017

Dear Parishioners and Friends, On the initiative of Pope Paul VI, the Fourth Sunday of Easter is designated the Day of Prayer for priestly, diaconal, religious and consecrated vocations, namely, the vocation to life with Christ, in Christ and through Christ. It is easy to see that more and more baptized people have problems with.. read more →

This Week Letter – April 30, 2017

Dear Parishioners and Friends, On the pages of Scriptures, one can find everything from stories to advice and orders. The fact that we are experiencing what we read and hear is the truth. Truth is revealed by prophets and apostles, truth radiates from the words of Jesus Christ, the Savior Himself. On these pages are.. read more →

This Week Letter – April 23, 2017

Dear Parishioners and Friends, At the beginning of time, God created the world, plants and animals, and finally He created man, calling him Adam. But our progenitor was tempted by Satan, expelled from paradise, and burdened with sin that clings to each of us. If God’s Mercy wouldn’t have sent Jesus Christ to us, we.. read more →

This Week Letter – April 16, 2017

Dear Parishioners and Friends, On Easter Sunday, all believers in Christ express their joy, saluting each other with the words, “Christ is Risen,” to which we reply, “He is truly Risen”. Today we listen to the words of the Gospel according to St. John (20: 1-9) who speaks of the reaction of Mary Magdalene and.. read more →

This Week Letter – April 09, 2017

Dear Parishioners and Friends, During Palm Sunday we recall the triumphal entrance of Christ into Jerusalem. It is like a festively decorated gate leading us into Holy Week. This is the Passion Week of Our Lord Jesus Christ, during which the church directs our thoughts and hearts, our glances at the Cross of faith and.. read more →

This Week Letter – April 02, 2017

Dear Parishioners and Friends, Dear Parishioners and Friends, In today’s liturgical readings, and specifically in the Gospel, which is the continuation of the Sermon on the Mount, we receive some wonderful advice regarding our conduct concerning us, and those Christians who expect help, support, word or our presence. And If we examine the texts, we.. read more →

This Week Letter – March 26, 2017

Dear Parishioners and Friends, One of the most favorite images of the early Christians was the image of light and darkness. From it begins the second reading of the fourth Sunday of Lent: “For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light,” (Eph 5: 8). This.. read more →

This Week Letter – March 19, 2017

Dear Parishioners and Friends,   The theme of today’s readings and Gospel is the word desire, occurring in different contexts, different meanings, not only literally, but also spiritually.  The Book of Exodus shows God’s care over the people of Israel, Moses’ actions and his agreement with God. In this text the term desire occurs in the popular.. read more →

This Week Letter – March 12, 2017

Dear Parishioners and Friends,   During the Transfiguration on Mount Tabor the face of Jesus shone with the brightness of the sun. The sun gives light, gives life, and energy. When Jesus face began to shine like the sun, the apostles fell prostrate. When His face was raised, they covered their own faces, but later.. read more →