Browsing Meditating with Fr. Frank

“Let us be generous as God is to us”

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 3/23/20

Daily Reflection- Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 Today’s Readings help us see to God’s generosity toward us. In the First Reading (Ezekiel 47: 1-12), the life-giving water flowing from the Temple, is a reminder of the continuous outpouring of God’s providential love, grace and mercy for us and for all ... Read More »

“Behold I am making all things new, says the Lord” (Rev 21:5)

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 3/23/20

Daily Reflection- Monday, March 23rd, 2020 Again, in today’s First Reading (Is 65:17-21), the prophet Isaiah assures us that the Lord, our God, is soon making things new when joy, happiness, peace, recovery, and longevity of life will replace the gloom of sadness, sorrow, grief, weeping, loses, and diseases. ... Read More »

“Be a sign of Christ to others”

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 3/22/20

In John’s Gospel today (Jn 4:43-54), God’s voice is calling us to be a sign of Christ to one another. Christ represents hope and healing as was the case with the miraculous healing of the royal official’s son. In these troubled times where many are getting infected with the ... Read More »

“Young people, lets hang out with God, more”

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 3/22/20

Beloved Youth and Friends of Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish,

These trying times of the coronavirus epidemic are not only terrifying and stressful but can easily lead many to despair - horrible place to be. Needless to say, many might even be tempted filling up the void of ... Read More »

Pastoral Communication from Fr. Frank

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 3/21/20

Beloved Parishioners and Friends of Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish,

I cannot fathom how much I miss celebrating the Holy Eucharist with you on the Lord’s Day and each day of the week. But know this, I am offering daily Masses and personal prayers for each one of ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of the Lent: Let God open our eyes

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 3/20/20

The 4th Sunday of Lent Readings (1 Sam 16: 1b, 6-7, 10-13a; Eph 5:8-14; Jn 9:1-41), give us a glimpse into the ways of God.

In the First Reading (1 Sam 16: 1b, 6-7, 10-13a), David, the weak and least of all, becomes first, and chosen by God to ... Read More »

The Lord Heals

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 3/20/20

Saturday March 21, 2020 

God’s voice in today’s Readings (Hosea 6:1-6; Lk 18:9-14), calls us to return to the Lord, who will heal us and bind up our wounds. The call is consistent throughout this Lenten season. 

We can all learn from the Tax collector in today’s Gospel. Tax collectors were among ... Read More »

Abandon Our Idols

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 3/20/20

Friday March 20, 2020 

Today’s Readings (Hos 14:2-10; Mk 12:28-34) offer us an opportunity to reflect on who we are, and who God is to us. 

We are as God’s children, and God is our Creator and Father, but often times we lose sight of that reality. In the Gospel, Jesus teaches us that: “The Lord our ... Read More »

Daily Prayer March 19

Posted by Mrs Oksana Zagorodniuk on 3/19/20

Thursday, March 19, 2020 Solemnity of St. Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary

If any of you want to gather with your family or pray alone yet in the unity with church, you can use this daily prayer

Those gathered begin with the Sign of the Cross, saying:† ... Read More »

Saint Joseph Patron of the Universal Church

Posted by Kim Paczynski on 3/19/20

Saint Joseph Patron of the Universal Church

Today, we celebrate the Feast of Saint Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Sacred Scriptures describe Saint Joseph as a just and righteous man(Mt 1: 19). He is Patron Saint of fathers, workers, carpenters, social justice and the Universal Church.

There ... Read More »