Love like Christ

Sunday, January 30th 2022 | By Rev. Michael P. Hanifin The second reading from the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time is very popular among couples on their Wedding Day. It offers some very concrete examples of love in action: “Love is patient, love is kind. It is not jealous, it is not pompous, it is…

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Volunteer at St. Joachim

Sunday, January 23rd 2022 | By Rev. Michael P. Hanifin Saint Paul’s letter to the Corinthians states, “If they were all one part, where would the body be? But as it is there are many parts, yet one body” (1 Corinthians 12:18-20). What does this teach us as disciples and followers of our Lord Jesus…

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The first miracle

Sunday, January 16th 2022 | By Rev. Michael P. Hanifin We have returned to Ordinary Time in the Liturgy Calendar and one noticeable change is that the vestment color the priests and deacons wear is now green. On the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, the Gospel reading is from the Gospel according to Saint John.…

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One with his people

Sunday, January 9th 2022 | By Rev. Michael P. Hanifin This weekend we celebrate the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. As we celebrate this feast, we can study Jesus’ actions at the Jordan River as a powerful example of servant leadership. We see in Him a type of leadership that is characterized by…

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