Browsing the November 2013 archive of Blog

Browsing the November 2013 archive of Blog

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 »

REFLECTION: YOU ARE GIFTED:

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/03/13

We are used to hearing the term "gifted" applied to people of exceptional ability or talent. Yet each of us is gifted. Through God's grace, each of us has strengths, gifts, talents, and abilities without which the Body of Christ, the Church, is incomplete. This key dimension of stewardship—the ... Read More »