I am the Vine, you are the Branches: Meditation for the 5th Sunday of Easter


The Gospel this Sunday (5th Sunday of Easter) uses an image that we are very familiar with in the Niagara Region. “I am the vine, you are the branches”, speaks of vineyards and vine growers and has helped to inspire the title of our diocesan newspaper. This well-known image helps us to understand our relationship with God. Nature teaches us […]

» Read more

Reflection for the Third Sunday of Lent


The Readings for the Third Sunday of Lent help us to focus on God’s mercy and forgiveness. The Gospel of St. John presents Jesus cleansing the temple. We too need to rid ourselves of those things that clutter our lives, especially sin. We need to spiritually cleanse the “temple of the Holy Spirit”, our souls. The best way to do […]

» Read more