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Monsignor Yennock on The Storms In Our Lives - Homily from August 13, 2017

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 8/14/17

STORMS IN OUR LIVES

NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

AUGUST 13, 2017

 

SOME OF YOU MAY REMEMBER THE STORY OF SCOTT RIGSBY.

IN 2007 SCOTT RIGSBY WAS THE FIRST DOUBLE-LEG AMPUTEE USING PROSTHETICS EVER TO CROSS THE FINISH LINE IN THE SPORTING WORLD'S MOST GRUELING AND PRESTIGIOUS EVENT, ... Read More »

THE ASSUMPTION OF MARY: A BELIEF SINCE APOSTOLIC TIMES

Posted by Bob Herz on 8/13/17

THE ASSUMPTION OF MARY:  A BELIEF SINCE APOSTOLIC TIMES

The Assumption is the oldest feast day of Our Lady, but we don't know how it first came to be celebrated.

Its origin is lost in those days when Jerusalem was restored as a sacred city, at the time of ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily July 30, 2017 - Treasure in a Field

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 7/31/17

TREASURE IN A FIELD

SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

JULY 30, 2017

A WIDOW IN SYRIA, THE MOTHER OF NINE CHILDREN WHOSE HUSBAND WAS KILLED BY A SNIPER SAID: “WE’RE JUST LIVING ON THE EDGE OF LIFE. WE’RE ALWAYS NERVOUS, WE’RE ALWAYS AFRAID”.

THE UN HAS REPORTED THAT OVER ... Read More »

Angelus by Pope Francis - July 16, 2017

Posted by Bob Herz on 7/29/17

Angelus, 16 July 2017 | Francis POPE FRANCIS ANGELUS Saint Peter's SquareSunday, 16 July 2017 [Multimedia]  

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning!

When Jesus spoke, he used simple words and he also used images which were examples taken from daily life, in order to be easily understood by ... Read More »

Judgmental? Making a moral judgment or judging someone's soul

Posted by Bob Herz on 7/29/17

Judgmental? Making a moral judgment or judging someone s soul

It’s fascinating how some people who don’t regularly read the Bible are quick to quote one scriptural verse back to Christians: “Don’t judge” (Matthew 7:1). This line is commonly used to silence us from speaking out on moral matters. “You ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily July 9, 2017 - Herman the Cripple

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 7/12/17

HERMAN THE CRIPPLE II

FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

JULY 9, 2017

BY NOW YOU HAVE ALL HEARD OF THE CASE OF CHARLIE GARD A BABY BORN IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. CHARLIE WAS BORN WITH A SERIOUS GENETIC DISEASE. HE HAS BEEN IN THE HOSPITAL SINCE BIRTH ALMOST A ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily June 11, 2017 - Trinity Sunday

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 6/12/17

TRINITY SUNDAY

JUNE 11, 2017

LAST SATURDAY AT HOLY CROSS CHURCH IN DEWITT A YOUNG MAN OF OUR DIOCESE, MATTHEW LYONS WAS ORDAINED TO THE HOLY PRIESTHOOD. ONE OF THE MOST IMPRESSIVE MOMENTS IN THE CEREMONY OF ORDINATION IS WHEN THE CANDIDATE LIES FACE DOWN ON THE FLOOR OF ... Read More »

Pope Francis - The Solemnity of Pentecost

Posted by Bob Herz on 6/11/17

 

Today concludes the Easter season, the fifty days that, from Jesus’ resurrection to Pentecost, are marked in a particular way by the presence of the Holy Spirit.  The Spirit is in fact the Easter Gift par excellence.  He is the Creator Spirit, who constantly brings about new things. ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily June 4, 2017 - Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 6/05/17

PENTECOST SUNDAY 2017

JUNE 4, 2017

 

IN EAST BERLIN BEFORE THE BERLIN WALL CAME TUMBLING DOWN, THE COMMUNISTS BUILT A GIANT TELEVISION TOWER ABOVE THE SKYLINE OF EAST BERLIN. JUST BELOW THE TIP OF THE TOWER WAS A REVOLVING RESTAURANT. THE COMMUNISTS MEANT FOR THIS TOWER TO BE ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock on Finding Jesus in the Church - Homily April 30, 2017

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 5/01/17

FINDING JESUS IN THE CHURCH

THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER APRIL 30, 2017

Acts of the Apostles 2:14, 22-33; 1 Peter 1:17-21; Luke 24:13-35

SOMETIMES WE HEAR PEOPLE SAY, I BELIEVE IN GOD, AND I BELIEVE IN JESUS, BUT I DON’T BELIEVE IN THE CHURCH. IN THE SIXTIES IT WAS ... Read More »

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