Christian hospitality.

Sunday, May 22nd 2022 | By Rev. Michael P. Hanifin The concept of hospitality is fundamental toward the growth and health of any Catholic parish. When we envision hospitality, we naturally think of offering a sincere and warm welcome — to visitors and those who are new to our parish, for instance. We picture inviting…

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Self-sacrifice.

Sunday, May 15th 2022 | By Rev. Michael P. Hanifin Today’s readings on this fifth Sunday of Easter contain inspiring but challenging messages for us Catholic Christians. The Gospel from Saint John includes this well-known verse: “My children…I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should…

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Saints Paul and Barnabas.

Sunday, May 8th 2022 | By Rev. Michael P. Hanifin Throughout the Easter season, our readings have given us glimpses into the life of the newborn Church and the bold witness of the early disciples in spreading the Good News of Jesus Christ to all who would listen. The disciples were the first to live…

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