Browsing the 2016 archive of Blog
NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE WITH GOD
Posted by Bob Herz on 3/05/16
THOSE WHO BELIEVE IN THE INVISIBLE CAN DO THE IMPOSSIBLE
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ADVICE FROM A MILLIONAIRE:
FIRST YOU MUST HAVE A VISION. CALL ON THE HOLY SPIRIT TO HELP YOU SEE WHAT YOU REALLY WANT AND SEE IT CRYSTAL CLEAR.
SECOND, YOU HAVE TO DECIDE WHAT YOU'RE WILLING ... Read More »
Monsignor Yennock on Two Saints for the Year of Mercy 2016 (First Sunday of Lent Homily)
Posted by Fr Thomas Ward on 2/25/16
TWO SAINTS FOR THE YEAR OF MERCY 2016
JESUS SAID TO THE WOMAN AT THE WELL: “WHOEVER DRINKS THE WATER THAT I SHALL GIVE WILL NEVER BE THIRSTY AGAIN: THE WATER THAT I SHALL GIVE WILL TURN INTO A SPRING INSIDE OF HIM, WELLING UP TO ETERNAL LIFE. (Jn. 4:14)
THAT SPRING OF WATER THAT JESUS IS TALKING ABOUT IS THE SOURCE OF HOLINESS AND MERCY FOR ALL OF US. THAT SPRING OF WATER IS THE BLOOD OF CHRIST FROM HIS SACRIFICE OF THE CROSS. THAT SPRING OF WATER IS THE BLOOD OF EVERY LEPER OF EVERY AIDS PATIENT, OF EVERY PERSON WHO SUFFERS MENTAL ILLNESS. THAT BLOOD OF CHRIST IS MINGLED WITH THE BLOOD OF EVERY PERSON WHO SUFFERS DISEASE, POVERTY AND ... Read More »
That All May Be One
Posted by Bob Herz on 2/13/16
The Vatican announced Jan. 25 that Pope Francis will travel to Sweden in October to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the start of the Reformation, which begins in 2017. The event will be ecumenical in nature, and Francis will be joined by leaders of the Lutheran World Federation and ... Read More »
OPPORTUNITIES FOR LENT
Posted by Bob Herz on 2/07/16
Ash Wednesday is February 10, 2016 ASHES AT ALL MASSES
MASS SCHEDULE: 6:50 A.M., 12:10 P.M., 5:15 P.M. & 7:00 P.M.
CONFESSIONS: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10th - 11:30 A.M. & 4:30 P.M.
SPRING BIBLE STUDY: Begins the week of February 15 th. The topic is Mercy: A Bible Study Guide ... Read More »
Religion With God or Religion Without God
Posted by Bob Herz on 1/24/16
There are lies, damned lies, and neo-atheist polemics. One of the most egregious examples of such godless mendacity is the claim that religion has been the cause of most of the wars have blighted humanity throughout its blood-stained history. In a world with “no religion”, so the argument runs, ... Read More »
No God Condones What?
Posted by Bob Herz on 1/17/16
At the National Prayer Breakfast [in 2009], President Obama seemed to signal that he has seen the light and is abandoning his radically pro-abortion agenda.
At least, that’s the only reasonable conclusion one could make after hearing the President, who says he’s a Christian, also say: “There is no God ... Read More »
Caring For Our Soul
Posted by Bob Herz on 1/10/16
What does it profit you if you gain the whole world but suffer the loss of your own soul? Jesus taught that and, I suspect, we generally don’t grasp the full range of its meaning. We tend to take Jesus’ words to mean this: What good is it if ... Read More »
Monsignor Yennock on Epiphany
Posted by Fr Thomas Ward on 1/04/16
EPIPHANY JANUARY 3, 2015
A STAR RISING IN THE EAST CAUGHT THE ATTENTION OF THE WISE MEN AND THEY FOLLOWED IT TO THE PLACE WHERE JESUS WAS. WHEN THEY FOUND HIM THEY WORSHIPPED HIM.
ON THE FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY WE ARE REMINDED THAT GOD REAVEALED TO THE MAGI ... Read More »
Monsignor Yennock on The Solemnity of Mary
Posted by Fr Thomas Ward on 1/04/16
SOLEMNITY OF MARY
JANUARY 1, 2016
AND MARY KEPT ALL THESE THINGS, REFLECTING ON THEM IN HER HEART. (Luke 2:18)
FROM NAZARETH TO BETHLEHEM; FROM EGYPT BACK TO NAZARETH; FROM GALILEA TO JERUSALEM AND THE CROSS OF CALVARY, MARY HAD MUCH TO REFLECT UPON IN HER HEART, AND ... Read More »