St. Thomas the Apostle Parish

Podcast for St. Thomas of the Apostle Parish.

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After Jesus was arrested, Peter denied Jesus three times. After He rose from the dead, Jesus appeared to Peter and asked him three times, “Do you love me?” The question Jesus asked was not, “Why did y...
May 29, 2020
“As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you. Remain in my love.” In today’s Gospel passage Jesus implores His disciples of every generation to be united with God and with one another. Just as the...
May 28, 2020
Jesus has guided His disciples and protected them. Now His prayer on their behalf continues His loving care. His intercessory prayer is an extension of the many ways He had served them since they firs...
May 27, 2020
In our Scripture readings today, we hear some “famous last words.” They come to us from St. Paul and from Jesus. Each one proclaims that the bulk of his work is done. St. Paul is about to go to Jerusa...
May 26, 2020
Jesus knew ahead of time that those closest to Him would abandon Him after His arrest in the Garden of Gethsemane. Rather than following Him and supporting Him, the disciples would go their own way, l...
May 25, 2020
The Gospel this morning from St. John is an example of Jesus preparing his disciples for when he is no longer with them; when  He will ascend into heaven and will send the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, t...
May 23, 2020
In today’s Gospel passage, Jesus speaks to His disciples knowing that they will experience grief and sadness after His death. But he also assures them that these feelings won’t last forever. Their sor...
May 22, 2020
Nine-year-old Charlie lived with his family in New York City.  One day Charlie and his father boarded a train at 111th Street to go downtown to his father's office.  When they got on the train, the fa...
May 21, 2020
In our gospel reading today, Jesus uses the metaphor of the vine and its branches to refer to Himself and to His people, and He refers to the practice of pruning away those branches that don’t bear fr...
May 20, 2020
When the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, comes, He will show the world how wrong it was about sin; about who was in the right and about judgment. Those who approved of Jesus being crucified thought He must...
May 19, 2020

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