Diocese of Toledo, Ohio

2020 archive of From the Pastor

2020 archive of From the Pastor

Holy Thursday Homily

Posted by Barb Weaver on 4/11/20

            When I was in junior high, I gave up video games for Lent. It wasn't nearly as difficult or horrible as kids today may think it is. While it is permissible to have a slight reprieve from our penances and sacrifices on Sundays in Lent, my parents wouldn't ... Read More »

Holy Week Message from Father Matt

Posted by Barb Weaver on 4/08/20

Holy Week Message from Father Matt

Lavish and Unreasonable Love

Posted by Barb Weaver on 4/07/20

April 6, 2020: Monday of Holy Week


            Today's gospel passage (John 12:1-11) features Mary, the sister of Martha and Lazarus, anoints the feet of Jesus with costly aromatic nard. Judas complains about what he views as a waste of the costly perfume, falsely outraged about how it ... Read More »

Holy Week schedule including confessions

Posted by Barb Weaver on 4/03/20

Important information regarding Holy Week at Resurrection Parish from Father Matt.

Dear Friends,​As we approach Holy Week, we are in a situation unlike any other before. Sadly, we will celebrate neither the Paschal Triduum of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday nor Easter Sunday together. This is something ... Read More »

'til we meet again...

Posted by Barb Weaver on 4/03/20

April 2, 2020 video message

Is Jesus God?

Posted by Barb Weaver on 4/02/20

            I know I've mentioned this in homilies during the week, but there are people who assert that Jesus is not divine, is not God because never once does He make an explicit claim in any of the Gospels. However, there are multiple instances throughout Jesus' public ministry in ... Read More »

The truth will set you free.

Posted by Barb Weaver on 4/01/20

April 1st Reflection from Father Matt

One of the most vivid and well-known passages in the Old Testament is that of the three men—Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego—thrown into the fiery furnace for refusing to bow down and worship the idol, the false god of the Babylonian king, Nebuchadnezzar. What ... Read More »

Not just a teacher...a Redeemer!

Posted by Barb Weaver on 3/31/20

We have entered into the time of Lent called “Passiontide.” Even though we have not entered into Holy Week, the focus of the liturgy and of the readings focuses on the Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ. This is clear from our readings at Mass today. We hear from ... Read More »

Jesus says "trust yourself completely to Me"

Posted by Barb Weaver on 3/26/20

“Remember us, O Lord, as you favor your people.”


These are the words of the Responsorial Psalm today. As we ask God our Father to remember us, may we remember the love He has pour out to us through His Son, Jesus Christ and through the Holy Spirit. ... Read More »

Mary said YES

Posted by Barb Weaver on 3/25/20

I probably watch too much television, and so I’ve seen a commercial from Discover in which there are clips from multiple shows and movies of people saying “yes.” While “no” may be one of the words children like saying the most, “yes” can be an incredibly powerful, and today’s ... Read More »


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