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Mons Yennock's Homily Last days 2013 33rd Sunday 11-17-13 (Luke 21:5-19)

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/18/13

Last Thursday a group of atomic scientists met in Washington D.C. to discuss the doomsday clock. You know what doomsday means—it refers to the end of the world. Close to doomsday means close to the end of the world

The doomsday clock is a symbolic clock face. It was ... Read More »

Deacon Celentano's Sunday Homily November 3 (31 st Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Posted by Bob Herz on 11/03/13

As we listen to or watch the news, we may become very disenchanted and negative in our view of the world. It is not uncommon to hear people say, "The world is going to hell in a hand basket," or "God must be getting very angry with us when ... Read More »


Posted by Bob Herz on 11/03/13

Our Stewardship Appeal continues to meet with success. To date, 153 households have increased their weekly contribution in response to the letter from Monsignor Yennock, representing a combined weekly increase of $1,182.75. The average increase in the weekly offering is $7.73. If you have not already done so, please use the ... Read More »


Posted by Bob Herz on 11/03/13

We are used to hearing the term "gifted" applied to people of exceptional ability or talent. Yet each of us is gifted. Through God's grace, each of us has strengths, gifts, talents, and abilities without which the Body of Christ, the Church, is incomplete. This key dimension of stewardship—the ... Read More »

Stewardship Campaign & Update

Posted by Bob Herz on 10/29/13

REFLECTION: SPENDING TIME   Stewardship of time is one of the three interlinked dimensions of our call to stewardship. Just as with our financial resources, we talk about spending time, saving time, and wasting time. But how well do we steward our time, or use it in a way that ... Read More »

Colbert Speech at Al Smith Dinner

Posted by Bob Herz on 10/18/13

Here is comedian Stephen Colbert's speech at the Alfred E. Smith Foundation dinner --  Colbert at Al Smith Dinner  Also on the dais for the NYC event were Cardinal Edward Egan, Henry Kissinger, Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and television anchors Scott Pelley and Maria Bartiromo. ... Read More »

More on Pope Francis & The Media: Why the media, and some Catholics, are STILL WRONG about Pope Francis

Posted by Bob Herz on 10/15/13

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - When Jesus began his public ministry, he shook the Jewish world to its core. He reminded God's people that how we treat one another is more important than any label we wear. Now, Pope Francis is doing more of the same, reminding ... Read More »

Mons Yennock on The Pope Francis Interview

Posted by Bob Herz on 10/13/13

Twenty-eighth Sunday October 13, 2013

Pope Francis has taken the world by storm. The press cannot seem to get enough of him.  

Ever since he stepped out onto the balcony of St. Peter’s and uttered the words “buona sera” on the evening of his March 13 election, Pope Francis ... Read More »

A Big Heart Open to God: Pope Francis Interview

Posted by Bob Herz on 10/13/13

Here is the interview with the Pope referenced in Mons. Yennock's homily.


Key points --  I have the first question ready, but then I decide not to follow the script that I had prepared for myself, and I ask him point-blank: “Who is Jorge Mario Bergoglio?” ... Read More »

Today's reading

Posted by Bob Herz on 10/09/13