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Statement of U.S. Bishops’ President on Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi Message

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/28/20

Statement of U.S. Bishops’ President on Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi Message   March 27, 2020

WASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following statement on the Holy Father’s Urbi et Orbi message today.

Archbishop ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock on God and the CoronaVirus - Homily from March 22, 2020

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 3/23/20

GOD AND THE CORONAVIRUS 2020. FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT 3-22-20

IN 1979 WHEN POPE JOHN PAUL ASKED THE PEOPLE OF POLAND IF THEY ACCEPTED THEIR ROLE IN THE WORLD ALMOST A MILLION PEOPLE SHOUTED TOGETHER: “WE WANT GOD- WE WANT GOD- WE WANT GOD.” THE PEOPLE HAD ENOUGH OF ... Read More »

Priests without People

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 3/23/20

Priests without People

Fr. Paul D. Scalia

The priest maintains an orientation toward and focus on the divine not for himself but for others. For every high priest chosen from among men is appointed to act on behalf of men in relation to God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock on The Woman at the Well - Homily from March 15, 2020

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 3/16/20

WOMAN AT THE WELL

THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT

MARCH 15, 2020

TWO MIRACLES READINGS: EX 17:3-7; ROM 5:1-2, 5-8; JN 4:5-42

IN 1887 A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD GIRL NAMED HELEN KELLER LIVED IN ALABAMA. BUT SHE WAS NOT AN ORDINARY LITTLE GIRL. HELEN KELLER WAS BLIND, DEAF, AND MUTE. HELEN LOST ... Read More »

Holy Mass, Blessing and Imposition of the Ashes (26 February 2020) | Francis

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/14/20

HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS Basilica of Santa SabinaAsh Wednesday, 26 February 2020

We begin the Lenten Season by receiving ashes: “You are dust, and to dust you shall return (cf. Gen 3:19). The dust sprinkled on our heads brings us back to earth; it reminds us that ... Read More »

USCCB President’s Reflection and Prayer During Coronavirus

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/14/20

March 13, 2020

WASHINGTON- Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has issued the following regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19):

With the worldwide outbreak of the coronavirus, we are confronted once more with the fragility of our lives, and again we are reminded ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily February 23, 2020 - Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time, Sunday before Lent

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 2/24/20

SUNDAY BEFORE LENT

7TH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

FEBRUARY 23, 2020

SOMEBODY, SOMEWHERE, LOVE ME. SOMEBODY, SOMEWHERE, LOVE ME. THIS PLEA WAS WRITTEN OVER AND OVER AGAIN IN THE DIARY OF MADALYN MURRAY O’HAIR. MADALYN MURRAY O’HAIR WAS ONE OF THE MOST WELL-KNOWN ATHEISTS IN AMERICA. IN 1963 MRS. ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock on Staying or Leaving (Authority) - Homily from February 16, 2020

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 2/18/20

SIXTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME FEB. 16, 2020

STAYING OR LEAVING (AUTHORITY)

IN TODAY’S GOSPEL JESUS ASTOUNDED THE RELIGIOUS LEADERS WHO WERE LISTENING TO HIM. HE SPOKE WITH AN AUTHORITY WHICH NO OTHER MAN HAD EVER DREAMED OF ASSUMING.

AT THE END OF THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT MATTHEW ... Read More »

Just one-third of U.S. Catholics agree with their church that Eucharist is body, blood of Christ

Posted by Bob Herz on 2/15/20

Just one-third of U.S. Catholics agree with their church that Eucharist is body, blood of Christ By Gregory A. Smith (Avalon_Studio via Getty Images)

Transubstantiation – the idea that during Mass, the bread and wine used for Communion become the body and blood of Jesus Christ – is central ... Read More »

Pope Francis Homily on the 24th World Day for Consecrated Life (Feb 1, 2020)

Posted by Bob Herz on 2/01/20

Holy Mass on the 24th World Day For Consecrated Life (1 February 2020) | Francis FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD24th WORLD DAY FOR CONSECRATED LIFE EUCHARISTIC CONCELEBRATION WITH THE MEMBERS OF THE INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED LIFE AND THE SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLIC LIFE HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE ... Read More »