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Mons Yennock Homily: OUR FATHER: JULY 6, 2014 FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

Posted by Bob Herz on 7/11/14

OUR FATHER: JULY 6, 2014 FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

IN TODAY’S GOSPEL JESUS SAYS THAT NO ONE KNOWS THE SON EXCEPT THE FATHER, AND NO ONE KNOWS THE FATHER EXCEPT THE SON AND ANYONE TO WHOM THE SON WISHES TO REVEAL HIM. WHEN THE DISCIPLES ASK JESUS HOW THEY ... Read More »

Mons Yennock: Most Blessed Trinity June 16, 2014 Father’s Day

Posted by Bob Herz on 7/07/14

Today is Father’s Day

Traditional marriage is the only institution that brings together a man and a woman for life providing any child who comes from their union with the secure foundation of a mother and a father. 

Our culture has taken for granted for far too long what ... Read More »

Mons Yennock: Pope Francis in the Holy Land Seventh Sunday of Easter—June 1, 2014

Posted by Bob Herz on 7/07/14

Pope Francis in the Holy Land Seventh Sunday of Easter—June 1, 2014

St. Luke tells us in the first reading from the Acts of the Apostles that after Jesus ascended into heaven the disciples and Mary went back to the upper room in Jerusalem. The upper room is called the cenacle.

The cenacle was the place where Jesus and his disciples celebrated the Passover and ate their last supper together. The site of the cenacle has a colorful history. ... Read More »

Religious Liberty Under Attack - Diocesan Letter

Posted by Bob Herz on 6/22/14

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY UNDER ATTACK A Concrete Example

For decades, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Migration and Refugee Services (MRS) has carried out the commitment of the U.S. Bishops to serve and advocate for refugees, asylees, and other forced migrants, immigrants, and other people on the move. Special concern ... Read More »

The Marks of the Church

Posted by Bob Herz on 6/08/14

Just as it is more than appropriate, even necessary in the classical understanding of piety, to give thanks to parents on one’s own birthday, so the Church worships the Holy Spirit on the Feast of Pentecost for giving it birth.

By a united action with the Eternal Father and ... Read More »

Mons Yennock's Homily - First Communion Sunday

Posted by Bob Herz on 5/06/14

Mass as sacrifice Second sunday of Easter May 4, 2014 First Communion Sunday

Have you ever felt that your heart was on fire after you received the holy Eucharist? Have you ever felt excited because you were in the presence of God?

The disciples on the way to Emmaus said that ... Read More »

EASTER VIGIL HOMILY OF POPE FRANCIS

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/20/14

 EASTER VIGIL HOMILY OF POPE FRANCIS Vatican Basilica

Holy Saturday, 19 April 2014

The Gospel of the resurrection of Jesus Christ begins with the journey of the women to the tomb at dawn on the day after the Sabbath.  They go to the tomb to honour the body of the ... Read More »

Is The New Testament reliable?

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/20/14

Living Witnesses 

For centuries many of the world's distinguished philosophers have assaulted Christianity as being irrational, superstitious and absurd. Many have chosen simply to ignore the central issue of the resurrection. Others have tried to explain it away through various theories. But the historical evidence just can't be discounted. ... Read More »

Mons Yennock Homily on Palm Sunday

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/18/14

 Palm Sunday April 13, 2014

No matter how often we read the passion of Jesus Christ, we are always fascinated as we watch the intense drama that the forces of good and evil never fail to provide.

In the passion of Christ, dysfunction and violence are displayed not to ... Read More »

Mons Yennock: RAISING OF LAZARUS FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT—April 6, 2014

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/08/14

RAISING OF LAZARUS FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT—April 6, 2014

A young American serviceman had just returned home from Vietnam. Some of his friends asked him: “How did the war experience affect your life? He said: “The thought that the end of my life is a hole six feet deep ... Read More »