Browsing the March 2024 archive of Fr. Arturo Homilies

Holy Thursday - March 28, 2024

Posted by Carol Johnson on 3/29/24

My grandmother Gabrielina lived in my parents’ home all my childhood years until she died when I was 17. She was a widow and helped me and my siblings learn to be religious and good people. My parents worked hard so that we could have the necessary things at ... Read More »

Palm Sunday - March 24, 2024

Posted by Carol Johnson on 3/25/24

Fr. Arturo did not preach this weekend-Deacon Steve was the homilist.

5th Sunday of Lent - March 17, 2024

Posted by Carol Johnson on 3/19/24

Two weeks ago, I talked about visiting Michelangelo’s magnificent sculpture of Moses during my recent trip to Rome. That Sunday I took my book of Michelangelo’s art with me to the Children’s Faith Formation classes to show Moses to them. When I mentioned that the sculpture was made of ... Read More »

4th Sunday of Lent - March 10, 2024

Posted by Carol Johnson on 3/13/24

I was baptized on Sunday, June 28th, 1970, at my hometown parish of Saint Lawrence. I was 8 months old. The Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, June 29th, is a holiday in Colombia and I guess my parents and godparents chose the Sunday of a long weekend to ... Read More »

Third Sunday in Lent - March 3, 2023

Posted by Carol Johnson on 3/04/24

After three full days of visiting many churches, historic sites, and museums in Rome, we had not yet seen the sculpture of Moses, Michelangelo’s magnificent masterpiece. I kept telling my nephews, “You cannot leave Rome without seeing Moses”. Trying to accomplish as many stops at churches and places during ... Read More »