Browsing Meditating with Fr. Frank

We are Brothers and Sisters in Jesus Christ

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 4/13/20

Daily Reflection- Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

Among the fruits of Jesus’ glorification is the privilege we have to call God, Our Father. By the power of his cross, death, and resurrection, Jesus has reunited and reconciled us with the Father. In today’s Gospel reading (Jn 20: 11-18), Saint John ... Read More »

Let the Risen Christ Shine Through Our Personal Lives

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 4/13/20

Daily Reflection, Easter Monday, April 13th, 2020

In today’s readings, several witnesses give testimony to the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.

In the Gospel Reading (Mt 28:8-15), two women, both named Mary, are overjoyed when they encounter the Risen Christ on their way from the empty tomb. Jesus tells them ... Read More »

¡Aleluya, el SEÑOR resucitó!

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 4/11/20

Querido Pueblo de Dios de la Pascua,

En este “gran domingo de los domingos”, la “fiesta de las fiestas”, la “Solemnidad de las Solemnidades”, como lo describía san Atanasio, deseo desearles a todos, un domingo de Pascua y una temporada de la Pascua, feliz y llena de bendiciones.

Nuestra ... Read More »

Alleluia, the LORD is Risen!

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 4/11/20

Pastoral Communications – Fr. Frank

Dear, the Easter People of God,

On this “Great Sunday of Sundays”, the “Feast of Feasts”, the “Solemnity of Solemnities”, as St. Athanasius would describe it, let me wish you all, a Happy and Blessed Easter, and all the Easter Festivities.

 

Our Christian ... Read More »

The Risen Christ Lives and Works Through Us

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 4/10/20

Easter Vigil Reflection, April 11th, 2020

On Easter Vigil, the “the holiest night of all nights”, Christians everywhere gather to relive the great journey of our Salvation History. The blessing of the Fire and the Easter Candle, the lights, the Exultet, the good news in a series of readings, ... Read More »

Salvation Came Through the Cross of Jesus

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 4/09/20

Daily Reflection- Good Friday, April 10th, 2020

If these were normal times (unfortunately not), Christians everywhere would flock to the Church today on Good Friday, to venerate the wood of the Cross, mindful of the depth of God’s love for us, and for the world, even to the death ... Read More »

The Eucharist Transforms Us into Humble Servants

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 4/08/20

Daily Reflection- Holy Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Tonight, we recall the institution of the Holy Eucharist at the Last Supper, and the beginning of the Easter Triduum – the Three Holiest Days of the Church calendar.

The Readings are worthy of the solemnity, telling us about the first Passover, ... Read More »

“Our Salvation came at a cost”

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 4/07/20

Daily Reflection- Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

 

The suffering Servant described by the prophet Isaiah in today’s Frist Reading (Isaiah 50:4-9a), prefigured the passion, death, and resurrection of our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Today’s Gospel Reading (Mathew 26: 14-25), sets the stage for Judas’s betrayal of Jesus. For 30 pieces ... Read More »

“God heals our brokenness”

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 4/06/20

Daily Reflection- Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

Today’s Readings (Isaiah 49: 1-6; John 13: 21-38), tell us the Good News: God shares our pain and cares about our struggles. Though our own pride and selfishness may move us away from God, he will never leave us. Faced with the selfish ... Read More »

“God will always have the last word”

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 4/05/20

Daily Reflection- Monday, April 6th, 2020

Yesterday, on Palm Sunday, we commemorated Jesus’ triumphant entry into the city of Jerusalem as King, but only to be betrayed by Judas. Apparently, the betrayal, the passion and death of Jesus seemed but a humiliating defeat. But appearances can be deceiving. Just ... Read More »