Browsing the November 2016 archive of Blog
Posted by Bob Herz on 11/27/16
THE JESSE TREE
The Jesse Tree, with all it symbols, gives us the genealogy or family tree of Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus was a Jew, bom of a Jewish virgin named Mary. The Jewish Nation began with Abraham about 2000 years before Christ. Abraham is called the Father of ... Read More »
Posted by Fr Thomas Ward on 11/21/16
CHRIST THE KING
NOVEMBER 20, 2016
IN 1925 AFTER THE FIRST WORLD WAR THE WHOLE GEOGRAPHY OF EUROPE HAD BEEN REDESIGNED. MOST OF THE KINGS AND QUEENS WERE GONE OR MOST OF THEIR POWER WAS DIMINISHED. IN 1925 POPE PIUS XI DELCLARED A NEW FEAST IN THE CHURCH—THE ... Read More »
Posted by Bob Herz on 11/19/16
Table Grace for Thanksgiving
Blessed are you Lord, God of Creation. Through your goodness we enjoy the fruits of the earth and share the loving gifts of family andfriendship.
We ask your blessings on our guests, our table and our home. We offer thanks for the love with which ... Read More »
Posted by Fr Thomas Ward on 11/14/16
DEATH AND AFTER DEATH 2016—33RD SUNDAY NOV. 13
TODAY WE CONTINUE OUR REFLECTION ON THE FOUR LAST THINGS: DEATH, JUDGEMENT, HEAVEN, AND HELL.
ONE REASON WHY FORREST GUMP WAS SO APPEALING TO ALMOST EVERYBODY IS BECAUSE HE SAID PROFOUND TRUTHS IN A SIMPLE AND UNASSUMING WAY. HERE’S WHAT HE ... Read More »