How has the Our Father transformed your life?
Tuesday of the Second Week of Lent We pray not to change God but to change ourselves and be transformed. Fr. Ron shares how the Lord’s prayer is the most transformative prayer that we have. This is what we hear How has the Our Father transformed your life?
Connecting Point: February 28, 2021
As followers of Christ, tests of our faith come to challenge us from all around. They come from family members, friends, politicians, community leaders and from our workplaces. These influences can challenge our faith. We see an extreme example in Connecting Point: February 28, 2021
What has God revealed to you in your prayer life?
Feast of the Chair of St. Peter What has God revealed to you in your prayer life and how have you shared that with others? In today’s Gospel we hear Jesus ask these questions to Peter: “Who do others say What has God revealed to you in your prayer life?
This is why fasting is an important part of Lent
Thursday after Ash Wednesday Rather than giving things up for Lent, many people say they are just going to do more positive things. Fr. Ron says in today’s homily that while there is some value to that, fasting should be This is why fasting is an important part of Lent
How will you become closer in community this Lent?
Thursday after Ash Wednesday Fr. Ron reflects on when the 40 days of Lent start and what the days before the first Sunday of Lent represent known as the “porch of Lent.” This is the time for us to prepare How will you become closer in community this Lent?
How to respond when faced with our sinfulness
Tuesday of the 6th Week in Ordinary Time Coming face-to-face with your own sinfulness and observing the wickedness in the world around you?We read this in today’s first reading which is the beginning of the story of Noah and the How to respond when faced with our sinfulness
Connecting Point: February 21, 2021
Besides God and humans, wood and water are big players in our Biblical salvation narratives. Water and trees are most usually our friends. “Tree-hugging” people are correct when reminding us that without trees and other plants which convert carbon dioxide Connecting Point: February 21, 2021
Our Lenten Journey and the RCIA
Lent and its’ accompanying journey are rapidly approaching for the Catholic community. The community as a whole is renewed as we take time to focus on repentance and the remembrance of our Baptismal vows. Lent also coincides with the period Our Lenten Journey and the RCIA
Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent
EXODUS 32:7-16 PSALM 106; JOHN 5:31-47 In today’s first reading, God is full of wrath and threatens to destroy the Israelites because they have made a molten calf and are worshiping it. God proposes to destroy the people and then Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent
Connecting Point: March 29, 2020
This week’s readings (and Connecting Point) continue the theme of transformation. Last week in the gospel, Jesus healed the blind man and transformed his life. This week, Jesus is once again transforming lives as he comes to the tomb of Connecting Point: March 29, 2020
Saturday of the Third Week of Lent
HOSEA 6:1-6,PSALM 50, LUKE 18:9-14 It is somewhat ironic that as we further distance ourselves physically from each other (In order to contain the coronavirus), we are actually growing closer to each other. We are checking up on each other Saturday of the Third Week of Lent
Fr. Ron’s Reflection 2/23/20
At the 9:30 Mass this Sunday we celebrate the”Rite of Sending” with our catechumens and candidates for Full Communion with the Catholic Church. Those with whom we will be celebrating the Easter Sacraments of Baptism Confirmation, and First Eucharist at Fr. Ron’s Reflection 2/23/20
Mission of DB Peru Thanks St. Isidore
St. Isidore does a lot to reach out to those in need both locally and beyond. The following is a letter of gratitude from The Mission of DB Peru, a group that provides access to healthcare knowledge and delivery, and imporving Mission of DB Peru Thanks St. Isidore
Connecting Point: February 25, 2018
How can my living reflect God’s Light? In this Sunday readings, we hear about Christ’s light and how it should reflect on others. Christ’s glorified body and the dazzling light are revealed to the disciples that followed Jesus up the Connecting Point: February 25, 2018
Connecting Point: February 18, 2018
My friends who run marathons take their physical fitness seriously throughout the year. They incorporate physical exercise routines and healthy eating into their daily lives. However, as a marathon draws near, they step things up a notch. In order to Connecting Point: February 18, 2018