Browsing the 2021 archive of Blog

APOSTOLIC JOURNEY OF HIS HOLINESS FRANCIS TO BUDAPEST, ON THE OCCASION OF THE CONCLUDING HOLY MASS OF THE 52nd INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS, AND TO SLOVAKIA

Posted by Bob Herz on 9/16/21

In the Temple of Jerusalem, Mary offers the baby Jesus to the aged Simeon, who takes him in his arms and acknowledges him as the Messiah sent for the salvation of Israel. Here we see Mary for who she truly is: the Mother who gives us her son Jesus. ... Read More »

U.S. Bishops’ Chairmen Respond to House Vote to Force Taxpayers to Fund Abortion Overseas

Posted by Bob Herz on 7/31/21

WASHINGTON- On Wednesday evening, the House voted 217 to 212 in favor of H.R. 4373, the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs (SFOPs) appropriations bill. H.R. 4373 excludes the Helms Amendment, which says that “no foreign assistance funds may be used to pay for the performance of abortion as a method of family planning or ... Read More »

Msgr. Yennock's Homily 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time 6-27-21

Posted by Fr Thomas Ward on 6/28/21

THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME. 6-27-21

THE PEOPLE IN THE ROOM WHERE THE LITTLE GIRL WAS DYING, WERE LAUGHING AT JESUS. THEY WERE MOCKING HIM BECAUSE HE SAID: THE CHILD IS NOT DEAD. SHE IS ASLEEP. “WHEN THEY SAW JESUS TAKE THE CHILD BY THE HAND AND HEARD HIS ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily June 13, 2021 - Mass in celebration of Monsignor's 71st Anniversary as a Priest and his retirement after 41 years as Pastor

Posted by Fr Thomas Ward on 6/16/21

HOMILY ON THE PRIESTHOOD JUNE 13, 2021

 

TODAY I WOULD LIKE TO REFLECT ON THAT MYSTERIOUS CALL THAT YOU AND I RECEIVED AT A SACRED MOMENT IN OUR LIFE. WHAT IS THERE INSIDE OF YOU AND INSIDE OF ME THAT ENABLED US TO HEAR THAT CALL AND TO ... Read More »

Pope Francis on the Solemnity of Pentecost

Posted by Bob Herz on 6/05/21

St Peter's Basilica. Solemnity of Pentecost - Sunday, 23 May 2021

“When the Paraclete comes, whom I will send to you from the Father…” (Jn 15:26). With these words, Jesus promises to send his disciples the Holy Spirit, the ultimate gift, the gift of gifts. He uses an unusual and ... Read More »

Pope Francis: Holy Mass on the Second Sunday of Easter, Liturgical feast of Divine Mercy

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/24/21

HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS Church of Santo Spirito in SassiaSecond Sunday of Easter, 11 April 2021 [Multimedia]

The risen Jesus appeared to the disciples on several occasions. He patiently soothed their troubled hearts. Risen himself, he now brings about “the resurrection of the disciples”. He raises their ... Read More »

Pope Francis - Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter (3 April 2021)

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/10/21

Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter (3 April 2021) | Francis EASTER VIGIL IN THE HOLY NIGHT OF EASTER HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS St Peter's BasilicaHoly Saturday, 3 April 2021

The women thought they would find a body to anoint; instead they found an empty ... Read More »

Pope Francis Holy Chrism Mass (1 April 2021)

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/02/21

Holy Chrism Mass (1 April 2021) | Francis HOLY CHRISM MASS HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS Vatican BasilicaHoly Thursday, 1 April 2021 [Multimedia]

The Gospel shows us a change of heart among the people who were listening to the Lord. The change was dramatic, and it reveals the ... Read More »

Pope Francis: Apostolic Journey to the Republic of Iraq: Holy Mass at the “Franso Hariri” Stadium in Erbil

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/13/21

Apostolic Journey to the Republic of Iraq: Holy Mass at the “Franso Hariri” Stadium in Erbil (7 March 2021) | Francis “Franso Hariri” Stadium in ErbilSunday, 7 March 2021 [Multimedia]

Saint Paul has told us that “Christ is the power and wisdom of God” (1 Cor 1:22-25). Jesus revealed ... Read More »

Pope Francis - Holy Mass, Blessing and Imposition of the Ashes (17 February 2021)

Posted by Bob Herz on 2/27/21

Holy Mass, Blessing and Imposition of the Ashes (17 February 2021) | Francis

We are now embarking on our Lenten journey, which opens with the words of the prophet Joel. They point out the path we are to follow. We hear an invitation that arises from the heart of ... Read More »