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Ascension of the Lord: May 29, 2022

Luke 24: 46-53 The Ascension is both an ending and a beginning. The Gospel from Luke today treats the ending of Jesus’ life on earth and...

Sixth Sunday of Easter C: May 5, 2022

John 14: 23-29 Fr. John Tran Imagine the members of the early Church trying to figure out how the church would work. We, too, are often...

Fifth Sunday of Easter: May 15, 2022

Jn 13: 31-33a, 34-35 Fr. John Tran New things are a common theme in all the readings. In the first reading from Acts of the Apostles we...

Fifth Sunday of Easter C: May 8, 2022

John 13: 31-33a, 34-35 Fr. John tran After the washing of the feet, in John’s Gospel, which we have just heard today, Jesus says: “My...

Third Sunday of Easter C: May 1, 2022

John 21: 1-19 Fr. John tran Today’s Gospel from John is likely an addition to the original form of gospel. It is trying to point our...

Easter Sunday C: April 17, 2022

Luke 24:1-12 Fr. John Tran The people of Thailand have a wonderful legend about the bamboo plant. When the great garden of the earth was...

Fifth Sunday of Lent C: April 3, 2022

John 8: 1-11 Fr. John Tran What is at the heart of discipleship? One person described it as a transforming encounter with Jesus. Isaiah...

Fourth Sunday of Lent C: March 27, 2022

Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 Fr. John Tran It’s strange the way things work out sometimes, isn’t it? Look at this father’s two sons. The younger...

First Sunday of Lent C: March 6, 2022

Luke 4: 1-13 Fr. John Tran Why did he do it?Why did Jesus go out into the desert and endureto the temptations of the devil?Wasn’t his...

Third Sunday C: January 23, 2022

Luke 1:1-4; 4:14-21 Fr. John Tran Last week we read of the miracle of the wine from water at Cana, which was the first sign Jesus...