Dear friends,“For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save what was lost.” (Luke 19:10)Jericho is where our Lord meets Zacchaeus. This encounter encapsulates all the teachings of our Lord that He has been giving us in the parables we have been listening to in the gospels of recent Sundays.Zacchaeus is the…

Dear friends,“But when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?” (Luke 18:8)Faith. Our Lord today continues to teach us about the importance of faith in Him. As He continues on His way to Jerusalem, He is questioning us on our own resolve to follow Him faithfully there.It is something the apostles…

Dear friends, The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith.” (Luke 17:5)           The apostles struggled with the picture of God that Jesus has been painting for them since His prediction of His suffering, death and resurrection in Jerusalem. They were used to and are clinging to a vengeful god. Jesus’ God is eternally loving…

By Fr. Simione Volavola, MSC(Pennsylvania Community, Center Valley, PA)Father Simi professed his first vows on February 20, 1995, and was ordained on January 27, 2001.Dear friends,”You cannot serve both God and mammon.”(Luke 16:13)This Sunday, our Lord draws our attention to the real dangers of replacing Him with money. We heard last Sunday in the famous…

By Fr. Simione Volavola, MSC(Pennsylvania Community, Center Valley, PA)Father Simi professed his first vows on February 20, 1995, and was ordained on January 27, 2001.Dear friends,“For every one who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.” (Luke 14:11)We are on our way to Jerusalem, to the Cross, to…

By Fr. Simione Volavola, MSC(Pennsylvania Community, Center Valley, PA)Father Simi professed his first vows on February 20, 1995, and was ordained on January 27, 2001. Dear friends,“For every one who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted.”(Luke 14:11)     We are on our way to Jerusalem, to the Cross,…

By Fr. Simione Volavola, MSC(Pennsylvania Community, Center Valley, PA)Father Simi professed his first vows on February 20, 1995, and was ordained on January 27, 2001. Dear friends, There is a baptism with which I must be baptized, and how great is my anguish until it is accomplished! (Luke 12:50) This Sunday, we see how God the…

By Fr. Simione Volavola, MSC (Pennsylvania Community, Center Valley, PA) Father Simi professed his first vows on February 20, 1995, and was ordained on January 27, 2001.  Dear friends, “Do not be afraid any longer, little flock, for your Father is pleased to give you the kingdom.  (Luke 12:32)             Our Lord teaches us today to…

By Fr. Simione Volavola, MSC (Pennsylvania Community, Center Valley, PA)Father Simi professed his first vows on February 20, 1995, and was ordained on January 27, 2001. Dear Friends,             Today, we are assured by our Father. Jesus makes known to us the eagerness with which the Father wants to answer…

By Fr. Simione Volavola, MSC (Pennsylvania Community, Center Valley, PA)Father Simi professed his first vows on February 20, 1995, and was ordained on January 27, 2001. They all ate and were satisfied. (Luke 9:17)Dear Friends,The Holy Eucharist is the sacrament our Lord Himself instituted on the evening of Holy Thursday.It is the sacrament of our Lord’s…

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