5th Sunday of Lent

Jesus, in the gospel, talks about how a grain of wheat must die and fall to the ground in order to produce much more fruit.  In the vlog, Fr. MD shares his reflection on this teaching.  Enjoy!  Based on the readings of Jeremiah 31: 31-34; Hebrews 5: 7-9; and John 12: 20-23.

4th Sunday of Lent

In the vlog, Fr. MD shares his reflection on the second reading and the gospel.  God wants to offer salvation to us and we have the choice to accept or reject His offer.  May the readings today inspire us to become more committed to deepen our relationship with Jesus Christ.  Based on the readings of 2 Chronicles 36: 14-23; Ephesians 2: 4-10; and John 3: 14-21.

3rd Sunday of Lent

When reading the gospel, Fr. MD wonders “Why did the Church choose this gospel story for Lent?”  “Aha!”  now he understands.  Let’s watch the vlog to find out why!  Based on the readings of Exodus 20: 1-17; 1 Corinthians 1: 22-25; and John 2: 13-25.

2nd Sunday of Lent

A few weeks ago, Fr. MD talked about four of the men Jesus called to follow Him: Simon (Peter), Andrew, James, and John.  Today, the gospel again mentions the men who were with Jesus during his Transfiguration. However, Andrew was not among the group.  Fr. MD wonders, “What happened?  Based on the readings of Genesis 22: 1-18; Romans 8: 31-34; and Mark 9: 2-10

1st Sunday of Lent

Today, Fr. MD, in his vlog, talks about the first American martyr, Fr. Stanley Rother, who became ‘blessed’ last September.  What does Fr. Rother have to do with the gospel, you may wonder.  Watch the vlog and you will understand.  Based on the readings of Genesis 9: 8-15; 1 Peter 3: 18-22; and Mark 1: 12-15.