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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 »

Pope Francis: Apostolic Journey to Egypt: Holy Mass (29 April 2017)

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/30/17

Apostolic Journey to Egypt: Holy Mass (29 April 2017) | Francis HOLY MASS  HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS Air Defense Stadium, Cairo

As-salamu alaykum!   Peace be with you!

Today’s Gospel of the third Sunday of Easter speaks to us of the journey to Emmaus of the two disciples who ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock on Transubstantiation - Homily from Holy Thursday April 13, 2017

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 4/17/17

TRANSUBSTANTIATION

HOLY THURSDAY APRIL 13, 2017

A YOUNG CATHOLIC MAN WAS TALKING TO A MINISTER OF A BORN AGAIN CHURCH. THE MINISTER SAID TO HIM: YOU ARE A CATHOLIC. YOU BELIEVE THAT THE BODY AND BLOOD OF JESUS IS PRESENT IN THAT LITTLE WHITE HOST AFTER IT IS CONSECRATED.” ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily April 2, 2017 - Fifth Sunday of Lent

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 4/17/17

FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT

APRIL 2, 2017

A PROFESSOR OF THEOLOGY AT LOYOLA UNIVERSITY IN CHICAGO TELLS THIS STORY:

THE STORY IS ABOUT TOMMY, ONE OF HIS STUDENTS. TOMMY WAS A SELF-PROCLAIMED ATHEIST.

HE DIDN’T BELIEVE ANYTHING. HE ESPECIALLY SCOFFED AT THE IDEA THAT GOD COULD LOVE PEOPLE UNCONDITIONALLY. ... Read More »

Pornography’s Perils

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/02/17

Parents and faith communities are beginning to find allies in the fight against pornography from secular camps

A story this week (OSV Newsweekly March 19th issue) explores the issue of pornography from the angle of state legislators beginning to recognize its impacts on public health. One striking aspect of this ... Read More »

5 things to say when discussing Planned Parenthood

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/19/17

Congress has introduced a measure to prohibit Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood for a period of one year, and the abortion giant is fighting tooth-and-nail to maintain its bottom line. As the debate over Planned Parenthood’s public funding intensifies on Capitol Hill, here are five important talking points to ... Read More »

Pope Francis Holy Mass, blessing and imposition of the Ashes (1st March 2017)

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/14/17

Holy Mass, blessing and imposition of the Ashes (1st March 2017) | Francis   Basilica of Santa SabinaWednesday, 1st March 2017

“Return to me with all your heart… return to the Lord” (Jl 2:12, 13). The prophet Joel makes this plea to the people in the Lord’s name. No one ... Read More »

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