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 →

This Week Letter – March 5, 2017

Dear Parishioners and Friends, Let’s try, on the first Sunday of Lent, to rediscover the timeliness of today’s Gospel about the temptation of Jesus with regard to our personal and social life. The first temptation aims at our desires and ambitions. It affects the most basic affairs and verifies our behavior to things and everything.. read more →

This Week Letter – February 26, 2017

Dear Parishioners and Friends, Very often we hear the term “road map”. It would be tempting to create such a road map for every Christian. Maps that would allow us to go through earthly life to eternity with a clear conscience, with faith and prayer. From a human point of view it is obvious that.. read more →

This Week Letter – February 19, 2017

Dear parishioners and friends,   For some – holiness means kneeling for hours with folded hands in prayer, devout face,  and eyes directed upward. For others it’s a way of life, proceedings, a state that it’s worth keeping, because it leads to eternal life. For us Christians, it is our weapon against  bad treatment, cursing,.. read more →

This Week Letter – February 12, 2017

Dear Parishioners and Friends, Jesus asks to cut off the sources of sin and used a strong analogy: “If your hand is the cause of sin, cut it off, if your eye is the cause of sin, pluck it out and throw it away.” (Mt. 5: 29-30). We know well that He does not mean.. read more →