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Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 3/08/21

A Message from Fr. Daniel

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 3/03/21

My Dear Parish Family, I have arrived safely back in Lockport from my trip to my home country of Nigeria. Thank you for all your prayers for me during my travels, and know that you have been in my prayers every day. My time in Nigeria was blessed. I ... Read More »

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ January 17, 2021

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 1/14/21

In today’s Liturgy, all three readings speak of a ‘Call,’ the call of doing God’s will, to serve and to be holy. The responsorial psalm echoes, “Here, I am Lord; I come to do your will. We are all called to do the will of God and to follow ... Read More »

The Baptism of the Lord ~ January 10, 2021

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 1/07/21

Today, we celebrate the Baptism of the Lord. Jesus freely humbled himself and presented himself for baptism at the hand of John the Baptist. By his own baptism in the Jordan, Christ manifested high sense of humility and dedicated himself to the redemption of humanity. Jesus took upon himself ... Read More »

4th Sunday of Advent ~ December 20, 2020

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 12/18/20

Today is the Fourth Sunday of advent in preparation for Christmas. Today’s Gospel recounts a remarkable event, a turning point in human history, when the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.  Today also, we ponder and pay particular attention to Mary, the Mother of God. She is the ... Read More »

3rd Sunday of Advent ~ December 13, 2020

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 12/11/20

Traditionally, today is called Gaudete Sunday, which means, “Rejoice.” Be joyful, be happy, be glad and to make our ways straight before the Lord in expectation of the newborn King. On this third Sunday of Advent we put on and light the pink or rose candle, which signifies the ... Read More »

2nd Sunday of Advent ~ December 6, 2020

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 12/04/20

On this second Sunday of advent, Jesus is inviting us to open the door of our life to make some rooms in our hearts, to welcome him by repentance, and to make our ways straight before him.

Every year in the season of advent in preparation for Christmas, we ... Read More »

1st Sunday of Advent ~ November 29, 2020

Posted by Mary Ann Bernard on 11/25/20

Today is the First Sunday of Advent. Today, we meditate and reflect on the hope and joy for the future. Beyond the changes and challenges we face, there is still a desirable hope and future. In life we have a lot of expectations and these expectations are kept alive ... Read More »