Easter Sunday Masses 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. (live stream). Seating is limited and reservations are required. Call the office during our normal business hours.
The 10:00 a.m. Mass will be live streamed for those who are not yet comfortable with attending Mass in a confined space. CLICK HERE to open this scheduled event.
The desire to be able to prove the existence of a divinity has troubled humanity since human consciousness first became aware of the divine. To this very day we are fond of saying that any number of things—from sunsets to hot fudge sundaes—are “proof that there is a God.” We get so caught up in the story of “doubting Thomas” that we fail to notice that today’s Gospel gives us John’s account of Pentecost, the bestowing of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples following the Resurrection. Thomas, evidently, missed out not only on seeing the Risen Christ, but receiving the Holy Spirit as well. This is not to be taken lightly and, perhaps, makes Thomas’ disbelief a bit easier to comprehend. It also makes his professing that Jesus is his Lord and God—the only time the New Testament explicitly refers to Jesus Christ as “God”—more remarkable.
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First Reading — With great power the apostles bore witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus (Acts 4:32-35).
Psalm — Give thanks to the Lord for he is good, his love is everlasting (Psalm 118).
Second Reading — The victory that conquers the world is our faith (1 John 5:1-6).
Gospel — Blessed are those who have not seen and have believed (John 20:19-31).