5th Sunday of Lent

5th Sunday of Lent

FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT Jer.31:31-34; Ps. 50:3-15; Hebrew 5:7-9; John 12:20-30 Today on the 5th Sunday of Lent, we journey with Christ as he prepares himself to embrace the hour of humiliation and suffering, the hour of his impending death. The first reading of this...
3rd Sunday of Lent

3rd Sunday of Lent

3rd SUNDAY OF LENT Exodus 20. 1-17; 1Cor.1.18, 22-25; John 2. 13-25 Antiphon: Psalm 24.15-16: “My eyes are always on the Lord, for he rescues my feet from the snare. Turn to me and have mercy on me, for I am alone and poor.” This is a most human cry. There are times...
2nd Sunday of Lent

2nd Sunday of Lent

Genesis 22:1-2,9-13,15 Romans 8:31-35,37 Mark 9:2-10 God is in everything we do. St Paul wrote in the second reading “if God is for us, who can be against us.” Scripture uses Mountains as the stages of important encounters between God and his people. Today’s first...
In Memoriam Lt. Gen. Thomas Zdanowicz

In Memoriam Lt. Gen. Thomas Zdanowicz

An iconic Knight of St. John International goes home to be with our lord. Lt. Gen. Thomas F. Zdanowicz, age 88, passed away in peace and tranquility on Thursday, December 14, 2023, in the comfort and dignity of his home with his wife and loving family by his side....
1st Sunday of Lent

1st Sunday of Lent

1st Sunday of Lent Genesis 9:8-15 1 Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1: 12-15 Today is the 1st Sunday of Lent, and today’s gospel brings us back to the time when the spirit drove Jesus out into the desert, where he remained for 40 days in prayer and fasting. During lent, we go into...

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46, 1Corinthians 10:31-11:1 Mark 1: 40-45 Today’s gospel proclaims Jesus healing a man with leprosy. The gospel reminds us of those who are left out and lonely, as well as those who are the least, the last and the...

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

5th Ordinary Sunday, Year B, Job 7:1-4, 6-7 / 1 Cor 9:16-19, 22-23 / Mark 1:29-39 There is suffering and pain in this world. We are weak and fragile human beings. No matter how strong we are, we are not superhuman beings. No matter how high a position or status we...

Sunday of the Word of God

Dear Brother Knights, Today, Sunday of the Word of God established by Pope Francis, to enable the church to experience anew how the lord opens up for us the treasury of His word. At the Angelus today, the Pope announced 2024 a year of prayer ahead of the upcoming...

The Feast Of Epiphany Of The Lord

The Feast Of Epiphany Of The Lord Isaiah 60:1-6, Ephesians 3:2-3,5-6; Matt. 2: 1-12 Today we celebrate the Epiphany of the Lord, which marks the conclusion of the Christmas season. We are now transitioning to Ordinary Time. The Gospel narrates the search of the Magi...

Christmas Greetings

Dear Knights, As we come to the end of another year, I want to take a moment to personally thank you for journeying together this year, with your heart on fire, and feet on the move. The great mystery of the love of God for humanity is made very real in the person of...