St. Thomas the Apostle Parish

Podcast for St. Thomas of the Apostle Parish.

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In today’s gospel passage, Mark describes Mary and other members of Jesus’ family as acting out of genuine concern for Him. However, the fact that we do something out of concern for someone doesn’t ne...
January 26, 2021
Today we celebrate the conversion of the Pharisee named Saul who became an Apostle of Jesus and was then called Paul. As a Pharisee, Saul studied and knew all about the events of Jesus’ life and death...
January 25, 2021
Leo Tolstoy tells a story that begins with the imminent death of a 70-year-old sinner. The man has never done a good deed in his life, and only with his last words did he ask the LORD for forgiveness....
January 24, 2021
St. Mark strongly infers that many people did not understand Jesus during His public ministry. One question that keeps coming up in one way or another is, "Who then is this?"  In today's notably short...
January 23, 2021
Decisions and actions against human life are influenced by many things: feeling fearful, feeling unsupported, feeling pressured, feeling angry, or feeling alone. All of these feelings lead some people...
January 22, 2021
During His ministry on earth, those who came to Jesus in the greatest numbers were people who were suffering, people who were distressed, those who had the least going for them in life. They recognize...
January 21, 2021
Jesus, as we have just heard, proclaims that works of love and mercy may—and should— be done on the Sabbath. He Himself does God’s work on the Sabbath by healing the withered hand of a man in the syna...
January 20, 2021
As we just heard, the Pharisees were critical of Jesus’ disciples for picking heads of grain on the Sabbath and then eating them. They believed this action was a form of work and was not allowed on th...
January 19, 2021
In the time of Jesus, wine was an essential element at a wedding feast, the beginning of a marriage, as was clear from the story of the Wedding Feast at Cana, which precedes today's gospel reading. Wh...
January 18, 2021
In our second reading today, St. Paul reminds us that we are temples of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit dwells in the body, heart, mind, and soul of every person. Because we are temples of God's Spir...
January 17, 2021

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