Message from Fr. Tony 05.31.21

Solemnity of the Most Holy TrinityWe have just completed ninety days of Lent and Easter in which we recalled and entered more deeply into the PaschalMystery. We begin this first week of Ordinary Time by celebrating the Most Holy Trinity as we focus on one God, in three persons. It is in many ways a…

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Message from Fr. Tony 05.23.21

Today is Pentecost Sunday, the commemoration of the descent of the Holy Spirit uponthe Apostles and all those gathered in the Upper Room, including, most likely, Mary Our Mother. Jesus had commanded theApostles to stay in Jerusalem and await the promise of the Father. Notice, the Spirit descended upon all the believers in thesame way.…

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Message from Fr. Tony 05.16.21

Feast of the AscensionToday we celebrate Ascension Sunday, or the Seventh Sunday of Easter. This feast is transferred in most dioceses, includingJefferson City, from Thursday to Sunday in order to accommodate working people and families. It should not be taken as“just another Sunday,” but rather as the decisive moment when Jesus takes leave of His…

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Message from Fr. Tony 05.09.21

“I no longer call you slaves, I call you friends.” Jesus wants to have a different kind ofrelationship with us than we might expect. He does not want us to be slaves, with no part in directing the relationship. Aslave does not know what the master is doing. He simply obeys, because that is his…

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