Browsing the March 2017 archive of A Word From Fr. John

A Word #139| Fifth Sunday of Lent| April 2, 2017

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 3/29/17

Jesus told her, "I am the resurrection and the life; whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?"

 One of my professors in the Seminary would often remind us in class that "life is ... Read More »

A Word #138| Fourth Sunday of Lent| March 26, 2017

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 3/29/17

“Then Jesus said," I came into this world for judgment, so that those who do not see might see, and those who do see might become blind."

The other day there was a power outage in the neighborhood of the parish house. It would have been all right if it happened ... Read More »

A Word #137| Third Sunday of Lent| March 19, 2017

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 3/29/17

Many more began to believe in him because of his word, and they said to the woman, "We no longer believe because of your word; for we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this is truly the savior of the world.”

 Have you ever taken the time ... Read More »

A Word #136 |Second Sunday of Lent| March 12, 2017

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 3/08/17

It's very common to see products endorsed by celebrities. Their endorsement tries to convince the consumer of the credibility of a particular product. The use of a celebrity to endorse a product is a marketing ploy just to sell a product regardless of whether the celebrity actually believes in ... Read More »

A Word #135 |First Sunday of Lent| March 5, 2017

Posted by Parri Van Dyke on 3/02/17

“At that time Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil.”

Cartoons often create scenes where the main character converses with an angel on one shoulder and the devil on the other. It is the devil who attempts to persuade the character ... Read More »