May 2020 archive of Blog

May 2020 archive of Blog

Homily on Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Arul Rajan Peter on 5/30/20

In the Upper room they were praying. The 120 disciples were afraid, confused and uncertain about future. They were waiting for the power from on high. We are in our rooms praying. We too are afraid and confused. Like them we are waiting for the power of God. On ... Read More »

Homily on Ascension Feast

Posted by Arul Rajan Peter on 5/21/20

         By Deacon Bill Kaiser

          The Gospel is very short today.    Because we know the story so well, we need to be careful that we do not miss the significance of what is happening.

          Jesus had reminded the Apostles many ... Read More »

My Homily - 6th Sunday of Easter

Posted by Arul Rajan Peter on 5/16/20

If you love me, you will keep my commandments says Jesus. I try to apply these words to our situation today. If you love me, your Jesus, you will keep your trust in me; you will feel my presence in you; you will hold on to my finger during ... Read More »

A Note of Thanks

Posted by Arul Rajan Peter on 5/16/20

Dear St. Teresa of Calcutta Parishioners,“I am not good at two things: one is dancing; another is fundraising. So, please give what you can .” Monsignor Toner, my beloved pastor, used to say this every time he asked for money. I too can say the same, because I am ... Read More »

My Homily - 5th Sunday of Easter

Posted by Arul Rajan Peter on 5/09/20

“Do not let your hearts be troubled.” If these are my words, they are merely words of consolation. But it is the Son of God who said this. His word is life and truth; it never returns empty, but achieves the purpose of God. So, do not let your ... Read More »

My Homily - 4th Sunday of Easter

Posted by Arul Rajan Peter on 5/02/20

“I am the gate for the sheep,” says Jesus. The real audience of Jesus in those days rightly understood its meaning. The modern generation would hardly know about shepherds and sheep. They see the meat; not the live cattle. The relationship between a shepherd and his sheep needs explanation. ... Read More »


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