Dear friends in Christ,   In the Gospel reading for today we encounter people expressing a couple of different opinions about Jesus. One is a temporary misunderstanding about him. The…
Dear Friends in Christ,   Rest. Relaxation. A day off. Attractive words, aren't they? People tell me again and again how busy they are, how much they would like to…
I. In the Temple This story seems so far away from you and me in space and time. It’s the year that King Uzziah died – that’s nearly 3000 years…
Dear friends in Christ,   You are living in the last days and the end of the world draws near. I don’t say this because of anything in the news…
Dear Christian friends,   What joy we find in today's Gospel lesson! Our Lord Jesus Christ is praying to His Father in heaven. He is praying for Himself. He is…
Dear friends in Christ,   I. Water and Blood Of the apostles, different sources tell us that it was St. John who lived the longest. After Jesus rose from the…
Dear Friends in Christ Jesus,   “Stay where you are!” “Don’t move!” These commands sound rather restrictive. They are imperatives that can sound oppressive and limiting, like we’re being told…
Dear Friends in Christ,   I. The Difference between Sheep and Shepherds, Man and God   “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down His life for the…

The 3rd Sunday of Easter

April 14, 2024
The Word of the Lord from Luke 24:44: “Then [Jesus] said to them, ‘These are My words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything…