February 2018 archive of Pastor's Corner
Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 2/21/18
In today’s first reading God establishes a covenant with Noah and his entire family. However, in order for a family bond to be established there must be in place an initial covenant that insures that a family is formed…and that is between a man and wife.
God is already ... Read More »
Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 2/15/18
A leper came to Jesus and kneeling down begged him "If you wish, you can make me clean." Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand, touched him "I do will it. Be made clean."
How often in desperation when dreadfully sick or diagnosed...we throw ourselves at the mercy ... Read More »
Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 2/13/18
In God’s desperation to fill us with His love and eternity, He will resort to any means whatsoever to insure our salvation. Often this takes the form of suffering.
Illness and dying does not discriminate between rich and poor, black and white, Christian or Jew…it comes to us all…and ... Read More »
Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 2/07/18
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle; they come to an end without hope. Remember that my life is like the wind; I shall not see happiness again.
Job represents every person at some point in our lives when we feel stressed beyond the max or the hurts, ... Read More »
Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 2/06/18
We have those days, for some its weeks, months and sadly entire lifetimes. Why is my life the way it is? Why so much suffering? Job pondered these questions in today’s first reading not with the arrogance of a disbeliever but the sincerity and courage of a believer who ... Read More »