Browsing the 2018 archive of Blog

Browsing the 2018 archive of Blog

Pope Francis: Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord (24 December 2018)

Posted by Bob Herz on 12/24/18

Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord (24 December 2018) | Francis SOLEMNITY OF THE NATIVITY OF THE LORD PAPAL MASS HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS Vatican BasilicaMonday, 24 December 2018 [Multimedia]

Joseph with Mary his spouse, went up “to the city of David ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily December 16, 2018 - Third Sunday of Advent

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 12/17/18

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

DECEMBER 16, 2018

SOMETIME WE NEED TO LISTEN TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE JUST COME INTO THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. THEY HAVE AN ENTIRELY DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE FROM US WHO HAVE BEEN CRADLE CATHOLICS.

A COLUMNIST WHO IS A CONVERT TO CATHOLICISM GAVE THIS PERSPECTIVE ON CONFESSION: HE ... Read More »

Pope Francis Homily on World Day of the poor

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/25/18

World Day of the Poor: Holy Mass (18 November 2018) | Francis Vatican Basilica 33th Sunday of Ordinary Time, 18 November 2018

Let us look at three things Jesus does in today’s Gospel.

First: while it is still day, he “leaves”. He leaves the crowds at the height of ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock on General Judgement at the End of the World - November 18, 2018 Homily

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 11/19/18

GENERAL JUDGEMENT AT THE END OF THE WORLD

33RD SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME NOVEMBER 18, 2018

 

BEFORE THE 1920’S, MANY PEOPLE BELIEVED THAT THE UNIVERSE DID NOT HAVE A BEGINNING. MANY PEOPLE THOUGHT THE UNIVERSE WAS ETERNAL. AND FEW EVER THOUGHT THAT THE SUN WOULD RUN OUT OF FUEL.

ONE DAY A MAN NAMED EDWIN HUBBLE BUILT THE HUBBLE TELESCOPE. THIS POWERFUL INSTRUMENT ALLOWED US TO DISCOVER 2 TRILLION GALLAXIES IN THE UNIVERSE. THIS HUBBLE TELESCOPE ALLOWED US TO DISCOVER FORCES IN THE UNIVERSE THAT WERE ALREADY LEADING TO THE END OF THE WORLD. IT BECAME INCREASINGLY EVIDENT THAT THIS WORLD WAS NOT ... Read More »

Pope Francis: World Day of the Poor: Holy Mass (18 November 2018)

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/18/18

World Day of the Poor: Holy Mass (18 November 2018) | Francis WORLD DAY OF THE POOR HOLY MASS HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS Vatican Basilica 33th Sunday of Ordinary Time, 18 November 2018 [Multimedia]

Let us look at three things Jesus does in today’s Gospel.

First: while ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock on Mission Sunday 2018 - Homily from October 21, 2018

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 10/22/18

MISSION SUNDAY 2018

 

TWENTY NINTH SUNDAY

OCTOBER 21, 2018

 

THE LAST SENTENCE IN TODAY'S GOSPEL

IS ONE OF THE MOST REMARKABLE SENTENCES IN ALL SCRIPTURE.

LET'S LISTEN TO IT AGAIN:

"THE SON OF MAN DID NOT COME TO BE SERVED; HE CAME TO SERVE AND TO GIVE ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock on St. Francis of Assisi - Homily from October 7, 2018

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 10/22/18

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI

OCTOBER 7, 2018

TWENTY SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

 

JESUS SAID IN THE GOSPEL: WHOEVER DOES NOT ACCEPT THE KINGDOM OF GOD AS A CHILD WILL NOT ENTER THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN.

WHAT IS IT ABOUT THE CHILD THAT JESUS LIKED AND VALUED SO MUCH?

FIRST THERE IS THE CHILD'S HUMILITY. ORDINARILY THE CHILD IS EMBARRASSED BY PROMINENCE AND PUBLICITY. HE HAS NOT YET LEARNED TO THINK IN TERMS OF PLACE AND PRIDE AND PRESTIGE. HE HAS NOT YET LEARNED TO DISCOVER THE IMPORTANCE OF ... Read More »

Pope Francis: Holy Mass and Canonizations

Posted by Bob Herz on 10/20/18

Holy Mass and Canonizations (14 October 2018) | Francis HOLY MASS AND CANONIZATION OF THE BLESSEDS:PAOLO VI, OSCAR ROMERO, FRANCESCO SPINELLI, VINCENZO ROMANO, MARIA CATERINA KASPER, NAZARIA IGNAZIA DI SANTA TERESA DI GESÙ, NUNZIO SULPRIZIO HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS St Peter's Square Sunday, 14 October 2018 [Multimedia]

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President of U.S. Conference of Bishops Renews Commitment for Greater Effectiveness and Transparency in Disciplining Bishops

Posted by Bob Herz on 9/02/18

August 27, 2018 WASHINGTON— Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has issued the following statement.  Cardinal DiNardo's full statement follows:

"In communion with the Holy Father, I join the Executive Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) in ... Read More »

Father Christopher Seibt's Homily on Accusations of Abuse by Priests

Posted by Bob Herz on 9/02/18

Delivered at St. Daniels on the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

“Watch carefully how you live,” St. Paul tells us in our second reading today from his Letter to the Ephesians. Because, he says, “the days are evil.” The days are certainly evil. A recent article referred to the ... Read More »