May 2024
"I Chose You"

In today's Gospel, (John 15) Jesus tells his disciples to love one another. He also tells them that "I chose you." As baptised Christians, we, too, are chosen and have God's work to do. Christ is in us and with us. We need to remember to reach to Him and that we are here to do His work....

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Apr 2024
We Are Resurrected with Christ--Easter Sunday Homily

In our Baptism, we die and are buried with Jesus Christ. At the same time we are resurrected with Christ and He lives in us and we in Him. Through Jesus Christ we enjoy the promise of eternal life with God. Jesus's rising from the Dead made a great difference in the lives and attitudes of the disciples.....

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Apr 2023
Christ's Rising from the Dead Shows Us Eternal Life

Fr Michael Rasicci’s homily for Easter Sunday, 04/09/2023. Christ’s Rising from the Dead Shows Us Eternal Life   (Readings: Acts 10: 34:43; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24; Colossians 3: 1-4; Matthew 28::1-10) YouTube Link: 2023-04-09–Holistic Eucharist–Easter Sunday Link: CEB Stewardship 2023 Link: Independent Movie Study 2023 Link: Snacking in the USA–Calvary Spring Fundraiser Link: PayPal–Our Online Giving Resource ...

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Apr 2022
"He Is Risen"

Fr Michael Rasicci’s homily for Easter Day, 04/17/2022, Calvary Episcopal Church, Batavia, IL While the Great Vigil of Easter, last night, focused on Jesus’ Empty Tomb, on Easter Sunday, we focus on the Risen Christ and the Resurrected Christ and what that means for each and all of us. Readings: Acts 10:34-43; Psalm 118:1-2, 14-24; 1 Corinthians 15: 19 26; Luke 24:1-12) YouTube Link: Holistic Eucharist–Easter Sunday–04/17/2022 Link:–Our Online Giving Resource  Link: CEB Stewardship 2022  Link: Independent Movie Study 2022...

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