From the Pastor's Desk:
May 28th 2017

“I AM WITH YOU ALWAYS,
UNTIL THE END OF TIME.”

Perhaps someone will find it funny my starting this letter with an Easter greeting; yet, we Christians continue to celebrate Easter, and reading today’s Gospel according to Matthew, chosen for the Feast of the Ascension, brought these words to my mind.

Happy Easter, because Jesus conquered death and He is the God of Life. Happy Easter, because we keep on celebrating this truth of our faith: we Christians are happy because Jesus never abandons us; He tells us, “I am with you always, until the end of time.” This promise of Jesus is fulfilled through the Holy Spirit. Jesus asks the Father to send an advocate to His disciples, someone who will accompany and strengthen them.

The Holy Spirit is with us always! In the first reading we hear Luke’s recounting the moment when Jesus ascended into Heav....