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Love one another as I love you

6th Sunday of Easter Hospital Atheists Existence of God     Love Know God’s Love thru Christ Father >Son > Us > Others Supernatural / sacrificial love I have called you Mission / love May / month of Mary Greatest example of disciples love http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_6th_Sunday_Easter_2018.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Life on the vine

5th Sunday of Easter French hero Lt Col Arnaud Beltrame Fruit on the vine Through pruning 1.  Barren branches? Fruitless Fear Suffering 2. Fruitful branches? Pruned St.  Maximilian Kolbe Purgatory 3. Off the vine? Hell Fruit of the vine / Eucharist Most fruitful life http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_5th_Sunday_Easter_2018.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Where’s that in the Bible?

3rd Sunday of Easter Eucharist Confession Purgatory Sola Scriptura Resurrection / OT    “Just as Jonah was in the belly of the whale three days and three nights, so will the Son of Man be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights” (Mt 12). “You are witnesses of these things” http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_3rd_Sunday_Easter_2018.MP3Podcast: […]

What is real?

What does it take to believe that something is real? We live in an age of computer technology complete with things like Photoshop and other programs that can enhance photographs, create realistic images, and mimic artistic renderings. When looking at a picture of something, we find ourselves wondering if what we are seeing is real […]

In Atonement for Our Sins

Today the Church celebrates the second Sunday of Easter which, since 2000, is also Divine Mercy Sunday. The following are excerpts from ewtn.com which explain today’s feast. My door for Confession is open 24/7. May you know the peace of the risen Christ, Fr Greg ——————————————— During the course of Jesus’ revelations to Saint Faustina […]

Divine Mercy Sunday

Blessed Solanus Casey “Unless I see …(evidence)” To believe in priest as alter Christus Yes – full pews No – lose faith To believe in resurrection/ Eucharist Miracles, e.g.      We all need to see something to believe           All need evidence “Lord, help me in my unbelief” Evidence FROM you From your life?       “with great power the Apostles bore […]

He would do it again

Christ is risen indeed! We have arrived at the penultimate feast on the Church’s calendar, the cause of our joy and our hope. Life has defeated death. Sorrow and suffering do not have the last say. In the resurrection of Jesus we see many reasons to rejoice. Not only has Jesus conquered the specter of […]

Alleluia–Christ is Risen!

Christ is risen! All of us at Assumption and the Pope Francis Outreach Center wish you and your family a blessed Easter. After forty days of Lent, we now celebrate fifty days of Easter. A wonderful explanation of the season of Easter and its joyful praise comes from St. Augustine. Below is his reflection (Office […]