Browsing the June 2018 archive of Pastors Corner

The Ultimate Giving Tree

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 6/19/18

In today’s readings there are many references to trees that are meant to describe the might of God and the majesty of our created beings and faith:

When thinking over these various images of trees, I was reminded of one of the great children’s classics by Shel Silverstein entitled ... Read More »

"Against Life"

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 6/12/18

In the USA alone, conservative estimates suggest there is still up to 2,000 young lives extinguished each day since the 1973 ruling legalizing abortion. Yes, God is pro-choice but He gave us Free Will and the example of His Incarnate Son to make the RIGHT choice…who says I am ... Read More »

The THING and Corpus Christi

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 6/06/18

I am a big Sci Fi Movie Fan. When I was younger, I saw one of my favorite films and also one of the most terrifying…John Carpenter’s The Thing.

And reflecting on the significance of this weekend’s celebration of Corpus Christi, I realized that more than just a film, ... Read More »

How can this man give us His flesh to eat?

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 6/04/18

In 1263 a German priest stopped at Bolsena while on a pilgrimage to Rome. At that time this priest was suffering a crisis of faith, doubting that Christ was actually present in the consecrated Host. While celebrating Holy Mass, he had barely spoken the words of Consecration when blood ... Read More »

The Thing and Corpus Christi

Posted by Fr Peter Cipriani on 6/04/18

I am a big Sci Fi Movie Fan. When I was younger, I saw one of my favorite films and also one of the most terrifying…John Carpenter’s The Thing.

And reflecting on the significance of this weekend’s celebration of Corpus Christi, I realized that more than just a film, ... Read More »