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Monsignor Yennock on Mother's Day - Homily from May 10, 2020

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 5/11/20

MOTHERS’ DAY MAY 10, 2020  FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

WHENEVER YOU SEE A MAN KNEEL DOWN TO PRAY; WHENEVER YOU SEE A  MAN DO SOME KIND DEED, OR SAY SOME KIND WORD—WHENEVER YOU SEE A MAN ATTEMPT SOME GREAT OBJECTIVE OR ACCOMPLISH SOME NOTEWORTHY ACHIEVEMENT, YOU RECOGNIZE A MOTHER’S INFLUENCE.

WHENEVER YOU SEE A VIRTUOUS, THOUGHTFUL, CULTURED, SUCCESSFUL WOMAN, YOU KNOW THAT SOME THOUGHTFUL CULTURED, VIRTUOUS, SUCCESSFUL MOTHER LEFT HER ... Read More »

I Am the Good Shepherd - Monsignor Yennock's Homily from May 3, 2020

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 5/04/20

I AM THE GOOD SHEPHERD - FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

MAY 3, 2020

DR. JOHN LENNOX IS A PROFESSOR OF MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY IN LONDON. HE IS ALSO A CHRISTIAN APOLOGIST WHO HAS WRITTEN SEVERAL BOOKS AND HAS DEBATED WELL-KNOWN ATHEISTS LIKE CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS, RICHARD DAWKINS ... Read More »

Pope Francis Easter Vigil Homily

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/12/20

Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter (11 April 2020) | Francis HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS St Peter's BasilicaHoly Saturday, 11 April 2020

“After the Sabbath” (Mt 28:1), the women went to the tomb. This is how the Gospel of this holy Vigil began: with the ... Read More »

U.S. Bishops’ President Moment of Prayer on Good Friday for the Faithful

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/11/20

Prepared text of Archbishop Gomez’s homily:

My dear brothers and sisters,

We stand today at the foot of the cross with Mary, our Blessed Mother, and we look upon her Son, crucified. And we ask God: Why did he have to die? Couldn’t there be some other way?

Today ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Palm Sunday Homily - April 5, 2020

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 4/06/20

PALM SUNDAY—APRIL 5, 2020

A FEW YEARS AGO I VISITED A MAN IN THE HOSPITAL. HE WAS NOT PRACTICING HIS FAITH. ON THE OUTSIDE HE SEEMED DISTANT AND DEFENSIVE. BUT UNDERNEATH ALL OF THAT THERE WAS SOMETHING VERY GOOD ABOUT HIM. HE WAS NEAR DEATH. I DIDN’T KNOW QUITE ... Read More »

President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Releases Message for Holy Week 2020

Posted by Bob Herz on 4/04/20

President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Releases Message for Holy Week 2020

April 3, 2020

WASHINGTON – Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued the following statement for Holy Week.

Archbishop Gomez’s full statement follows:

“Future ... Read More »

Jesus Wept - Monsignor Yennock's Homily from March 28, 2020

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 3/30/20

JESUS WEPT. FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT, MARCH 29, 2020

ON CHRISTMAS EVE, DECEMBER 24, 1968 APOLLO 8, THE FIRST MANNED MISSION TO THE MOON, ENTERED THE LUNAR ORBIT. THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME ASTRONAUTS WENT TO THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON. THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME THAT HUMAN ... Read More »

Moment of prayer and “Urbi et Orbi” Blessing presided over by Pope Francis (27 March 2020) | Francis

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/28/20

Moment of prayer and “Urbi et Orbi” Blessing presided over by Pope Francis (27 March 2020) | Francis EXTRAORDINARY MOMENT OF PRAYERPRESIDED OVER BY POPE FRANCIS Sagrato of St Peter’s BasilicaFriday, 27 March 2020

“When evening had come” (Mk 4:35). The Gospel passage we have just heard begins like this. ... Read More »

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 »