Browsing From the Vicar’s Desk by Fr. Tusky

Gospel Meditation Encourage Deeper Understanding of Scripture

Posted by Carol Dolinar

This Sunday's Gospel is known as the "priestly prayer" of Jesus. The entire passage is Jesus entrusting us to the Father. "When I was with them I protected them ? I guarded them," Jesus says. He asks his Father, "Keep them in your name." In this prayer of Jesus, ... Read More »

1 - First Important Lesson— Cleaning Lady

Posted by Carol Dolinar

During my second month of college, our professor gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student and had breezed through the questions until I read the last one:

“What is the first name of the woman who cleans your dorm?”

Surely, this was some kind of joke. ... Read More »

Second Sunday of Easter

Posted by Carol Dolinar

Easter was celebrated last Sunday.  Consequently, we are, forever, “Easter People,” renewed in the Spirit and Grace of the Risen Lord.  Many thanks are in order for all who helped, in any way, to make our Triduum Liturgies and Easter Sunday so profoundly beautiful. Countless people made quiet sacrifices ... Read More »

Fifth Sunday of Lent

Posted by Carol Dolinar

Next Sunday is Palm Sunday, the day Our Lord triumphantly entered Jerusalem on the back of a donkey. There was a great, joyous crowd around Him that day. They waved palms and shouted, “Hosanna,” declaring Him their king and long-awaited Messiah. Five days later, it would be Good Friday ... Read More »

Second Sunday of Lent

Posted by Carol Dolinar

So here we are. It’s the Second Sunday of Lent and we have embarked upon our sacred journey.  It is wonderful seeing so many make the special effort to celebrate daily Mass, attend the scripture study & Lenten series, and Friday Stations.

If we take this Lenten Season seriously, ... Read More »