Browsing the March 2020 archive of Deacon Ernie's Reflections

Browsing the March 2020 archive of Deacon Ernie's Reflections

3-22-2020

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 3/24/20

“You have been told, O mortal, what is good, and what the LORD requires of you: only to do justice and to love goodness, and to walk humbly with your God” (Micah 6:8).

Dear friends, given what we’re experiencing as a result of the corona virus, I thought it might ... Read More »

Important Notice

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 3/15/20

Because of the growing concerns of the coronavirus: 1. The sign peace will be omitted. 2. The distribution of Holy Communion via the chalice will be suspended. 3. Please receive the Body of Christ on your hands. 4. The Holy Water fonts will be emptied. If you are sick ... Read More »

3-15-2020 3rd Sunday of Lent - Veronica wipes the face of Jesus

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 3/15/20

Veronica wipes the face of Jesus                                                                                  March 15, 2020

The 6th Station of the Cross - Veronica wipes the face of Jesus, is a story about a woman’s courageous display of compassion; compassion that considered the well-being of Jesus more important than her own ... Read More »

3-8-2020 2nd Sunday of Lent - "Take up your cross and Follow me!"

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 3/08/20

“Take up your cross and follow me!”                                                                                  March 08, 2020

Dear Friends, I thought it appropriate during the season of Lent, to shift gears a bit. Over the next 6 weeks, I will share some of my personal reflections on the Stations of the Cross. I can’t ... Read More »

03-01-20 1st Sunday of Lent Not by bread alone… Matt 4: 1-11

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 3/01/20

In today’s Gospel, the three temptations of Jesus in the desert illustrate the devil’s futile attempt to subjugate him. In each instance Jesus applies his understanding and knowledge of scripture to beat the devil at his own game. For example: in the first temptation, the devil approached Jesus and ... Read More »