Amen Corner

Amen Corner

Amen Corner - June 13, 2021

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

Parish Wedding Ceremony Links Day with Life of Faith Click above for this weeks' Amen Corner.

Amen Corner - June 6, 2021

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

Receiving the Eucharist, Opening Ourselves to Change Click above for this weeks' Amen Corner.

Amen Corner - May 30, 2021

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

This weekend, we celebrate the Rite of Anointing of the Sick following all Masses. Those whose health is seriously impaired by sickness or old age, or those facing impending surgery are encouraged to celebrate this sacrament.

Anointing of the sick has its origins in the person of Jesus, ... Read More »

Amen Corner - May 23, 2021

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

Today, we celebrate Pentecost, the culmination of the Easter season and the celebration of the giving of the Holy Spirit to the followers of Christ. As part of the today’s liturgy, we will pray the sequence, titled Veni Sancte Spiritus, or “Come, Holy Spirit.” This sequence is part ... Read More »

Amen Corner - May 16, 2021

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

It was just a routine drive to Pittsburgh to see one of my doctors, but for some reason, that trip stayed in my memory. About halfway there, my mother turned to me and said, “If I weren’t here, would you know how to get to the doctor’s office ... Read More »

Amen Corner - May 2, 2021

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

At this year’s Easter Vigil at St. Thomas Aquinas, ten adults and children, age seven and older, were baptized, and thus far this year, dozens of infants or young children under the age of seven have been baptized. This illustrates that both adult baptism and infant baptism co-exist ... Read More »

Amen Corner - April 25

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

Easter is the season for celebrating new life.  One way we at St. Thomas celebrate Easter’s new life is to baptize children during mass. While it is a common practice to celebrate a child’s baptism outside of Mass with only the family and perhaps a few close friends ... Read More »

Easter Reflection by Mike Chernick

Posted by Lia Armstead

Jesus in our Midst

The Triduum may be the single busiest time in the Church calendar. As the Church remembers the events that led to our salvation, there is plenty to grab our attention. This year was the same in many regards as other years but from a personal ... Read More »

Amen Corner - March 14, 2021

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

Amen Corner - March 14, 2021

Spring is the season of love. All of creation awakens, songbirds, silent during the cold winter months, chirp joyful melodies, flowers emerge to embrace the sun, and summer brides and grooms prepare to say “I do,” two small words that promise a ... Read More »

Amen Corner - March 7, 2021

Posted by Kathy Kuczka

Amen Corner - March 7, 2021

Kathy Kuczka

Any authentic dialogue involves speaking and listening. One person speaks while another listens and vice-versa. If we view prayer as authentic dialogue, then prayer also involves both speaking and listening. We speak and expect God to listen. God, too, wants ... Read More »