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4th Sunday Of Easter

4th Sunday Of Easter

One of my favourite images of Jesus is that of the “Good Shepherd.” Images of Jesus lovingly cradling a lamb and surrounded by grazing sheep who look to him. They all stand in a pasture and it looks quiet and calm. The Shepherd provides care and mercy, protection from...

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Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter

Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter

“Do you recognize me David…?” was the question that was put to me at Holy Cross Cemetery after Adrice LeBlanc’s burial this past Wednesday. It can be rather frightening when someone asks this question… isn’t it? She is my 3rd cousin whom I haven’t seen in years… only...

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Homily for the 2nd Sunday of Easter

Homily for the 2nd Sunday of Easter

“Peace be with you...” When we hear this statement automatically we want to respond with, “and with your Spirit.” However, these are the same words... the first words that Jesus speaks to his fearful disciples and us today. In the Gospel, we heard how the disciples...

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Homily for Easter Sunday

Homily for Easter Sunday

I remember... when my grandmother Martin reached the age of 55... my age... she had a horrible stroke. This vibrant active holy woman who bore 13 children, who had the faith that could move mountains... was reduced to a child-like invalid. My uncle and his wife who...

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