April 2022 archive of From the Pastor
Posted by Sara Freed on 4/27/22
We enter into the month of May, which has traditionally been a month dedicated to our mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary. As an aside, we dedicate other months to other people or mysteries of our Lord: March is dedicated to St. Joseph, June is dedicated to ... Read More »
Posted by Sara Freed on 4/20/22
Alleluia! Jesus is risen! Indeed, He is truly risen! Alleluia!
Happy Quasimodo Sunday! Wait, what? Isn’t it Divine Mercy Sunday? Isn’t this the Second Sunday of Easter? Aren’t we still in the Octave of Easter, meaning that it’s still Easter? All of those are true, ... Read More »
Posted by Sara Freed on 4/18/22
Christ is risen! Alleluia! Indeed, He is truly risen! Alleluia! Alleluia!
As someone discovered recently and reminded me, St. Matthew is the patron saint of tax collectors, as he was a tax collector in his former life before called by Christ. He unsurprisingly is also ... Read More »
Posted by Sara Freed on 4/06/22
We enter into Holy Week with Palm Sunday. It is officially called Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord, and that’s why you may sometimes hear it also called Passion Sunday, in addition to the fact that we hear the account of the Passion of ... Read More »
Posted by Sara Freed on 4/01/22
Last week, I began discussing the deadly sins, known as the capital sins, and gave them a brief bit of context based on the Purgatorio section of the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri. Today, I want to pivot and discuss virtue before going ahead and delving ... Read More »