Browsing the April 2020 archive of Deacon Ernie's Reflections

Browsing the April 2020 archive of Deacon Ernie's Reflections

Easter and Covid 19

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 4/23/20

Isn’t it ironic that during Easter, a celebration of new life, we are also experiencing unprecedented numbers of illnesses and death the world over? While most of us are safe at home, there are hundreds of thousands suffering in hospitals, perhaps with no hope of survival. It’s a sad ... Read More »

4-19-2020 Love has the Final Say

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 4/19/20

As I sat at home in semi-isolation on Easter Monday, I was thinking about how different this Easter is from every other we’ve experienced in our lifetime. Then I came across a brief reflection about the very first Easter that I’d like to share with you. It is attributed ... Read More »

4-4-2020 Faith in Time of Crisis

Posted by Lenny Ricciardelli on 4/01/20

Faith in a Time of Crisis

After Jesus’ first prediction of his passion In the Gospel of Matthew - Chapter 16, he tells his disciples: “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.” The Covid-19 pandemic is a cross unlike any ... Read More »