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2013 archive of Blog

2013 archive of Blog

Homily by Deacon Celentano on the Feast of the Holy Family

Posted by Bob Herz on 12/30/13

Feast of the Holy Family: Yr. A                                         Deacon Joseph Celentano

St. Daniel Church                                                                December 29,2013

Today, as we always do soon after Christmas, we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family. Perhaps our Church wants to remind us the Jesus grew up in a human family, with human challenges ... Read More »

A Response to Richard Dawkins

Posted by Bob Herz on 12/27/13

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This past Friday CNN conducted an interview with Richard Dawkins, the British biologist most widely known for his polemics against religion and on behalf of atheism.

Asked “whether an absence of religion would leave us without a moral compass,” Dawkins responded: “The very ... Read More »

Mons Yennock's Christmas Homily

Posted by Bob Herz on 12/24/13

Christmas story 2013 (December 25, 2013)

In a little town in the Midwest, whenever pageants are talked about someone is sure to mention the name of Wallace Purling. Wally’s performance in one of the town’s annual Christmas pageant will never be forgotten. The old-timers who were in the audience ... Read More »

Pope’s homily: Jesus is the light who brightens the darkness

Posted by Bob Herz on 12/24/13

VATICAN CITY — Here is the Vatican’s English translation of the prepared text of the homily of Pope Francis for Christmas night Mass Dec. 24:

1. “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light” (Is 9:1).

This prophecy of Isaiah never ceases to touch us, especially ... Read More »

Pope Francis Homily at the SOLEMNITY OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY Dec 8

Posted by Bob Herz on 12/15/13

 

SOLEMNITY OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

POPE FRANCIS

ANGELUS 

Saint Peter's Square2nd Sunday of Advent, 8 December 2013

Video

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Good morning,

This second Sunday of Advent falls on the day of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, and ... Read More »

HOMILY OF POPE FRANCIS OR THE CONCLUSION OF THE YEAR OF FAITH ON THE SOLEMNITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/24/13

HOLY MASS FOR THE CONCLUSION OF THE YEAR OF FAITHON THE SOLEMNITY OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE HOMILY OF POPE FRANCIS Saint Peter's SquareSunday, 24 November 2013 Video

Today’s solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, the crowning of the liturgical year, also marks the ... Read More »

Table Grace for Thanksgiving

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/24/13

Blessed are you Lord, God of Creation. Through your goodness we enjoy the fruits of the earth and share the loving gifts of family and friendship.

We ask your blessings on our guests, our table and our home. We offer thanks for the love with which this festive meal ... Read More »

Mons Yennock's Homily Last days 2013 33rd Sunday 11-17-13 (Luke 21:5-19)

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/18/13

Last Thursday a group of atomic scientists met in Washington D.C. to discuss the doomsday clock. You know what doomsday means—it refers to the end of the world. Close to doomsday means close to the end of the world

The doomsday clock is a symbolic clock face. It was ... Read More »

Deacon Celentano's Sunday Homily November 3 (31 st Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/03/13

As we listen to or watch the news, we may become very disenchanted and negative in our view of the world. It is not uncommon to hear people say, "The world is going to hell in a hand basket," or "God must be getting very angry with us when ... Read More »

APPEAL UPDATE

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/03/13

Our Stewardship Appeal continues to meet with success. To date, 153 households have increased their weekly contribution in response to the letter from Monsignor Yennock, representing a combined weekly increase of $1,182.75. The average increase in the weekly offering is $7.73. If you have not already done so, please use the ... Read More »

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