Jul 2022
In A Personal Relationship with Jesus

Fr Thomas Atamian’s homily for the 4th Sunday after Pentecost, 07/03/2022, Calvary Episcopal Church, Batavia, IL In the first Lesson today, God heals a Sumarian General from Leprosy. Luke speaks to in in Chapter 2. The Jewish people believed that they had an exclusive relationship with God and His Messiah. Jesus came for the entire world. When he began sharing about that in His teachings, his listeners were enraged. Baptized Christians are part of Christ’s body on Earth. Each of us is in a personal relationship with Jesus. We need to grow......

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May 2022
"Do You Love Me?"--Homily--3rd Sunday of Easter

Fr Michael Rasicci’s homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter, 05/01/2022. This was the third time Jesus appeared to his disciples after His resurrection. He asks Simon Peter this question three times, then gives Simon Peter a command each time–‘Feed my lambs.’ “Tend my sheep.” “Feed my sheep.” “Follow me.” As baptized Christians, the Holy Spirit and the Christ are with us and within us. Challenge: Allow Christ through the Holy Spirit to ask us, “Do You Love Me?” and be aware of how we want to respond and what commands Christ......

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