Category Archives: Fr Jim Willig

“Holy Spirit (John 20: 19-23)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This Sunday is Pentecost, the birthday of the Church. This is a great day of celebration, remembering the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples. The Holy Spirit bestowed the power onto the apostles, so they could go forth and proclaim … Continue reading

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“Jesus’ Prayer (John 17: 1-11)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This Sunday can be celebrated as the Ascension or the the 7th Sunday of Easter, which is one week prior to Pentecost. In this Gospel of John, Jesus offers the most intimate prayer to the Father for all whom He so loved. Fr. … Continue reading

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“A Wake Up Call (Matthew 26: 14-27)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This is the last Sunday of Lent, and the Scripture is of the Passion of Jesus Christ according to Matthew. Fr. Jim focuses on Peter, using three specific scenes: 1) the Last Supper when Jesus told Peter that he would abandon his … Continue reading

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“Come Alive (John 11: 1-45)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This is the fifth Sunday of Lent. The Gospel this week is from John, and it highlights the story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. Fr. Jim points out that John shares miracles in his Gospel to serve as signs from God. … Continue reading

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“Cure of the Blind Man (John 9: 1-41)” by Fr. Jim Willig

On the fourth Sunday of Lent, this Gospel of John addresses the man blind from birth.  Jesus’ healing of this blind man serves as a model for all Christians in accepting Christ as our Savior and Redeemer. The disciples raised the … Continue reading

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“Woman at the Well (John 4: 5-42)” by Fr. Jim Willig

On this third Sunday of Lent, the Gospel is the about the woman Jesus met at the well at high noon. The woman went to fetch water at this time when the sun was at it’s hottest in order to … Continue reading

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“Vision Statement (Matthew 17: 1-9)” by Fr. Jim Willig

The is the second Sunday of Lent and the Gospel is the Transfiguration. This Gospel of Matthew shares the time when Jesus went up Mount Tabor with Peter, James and John. There He transfigures in front of his beloved disciples. … Continue reading

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