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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 »

Pope Francis: HOLY MASS, BLESSING AND IMPOSITION OF THE ASHES

Posted by Bob Herz on 3/08/14

HOMILY OF POPE FRANCIS Basilica of Santa SabinaWednesday, 5 March 2014 Video

 

 

“Rend your hearts and not your garments” (Joel 2:13).

With these penetrating words of the Prophet Joel, the liturgy today introduces us into Lent, pointing to conversion of heart as the chief characteristic of this ... Read More »

HOMILY OF POPE FRANCIS: FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD ON THE OCCASION OF THE 18th DAY OF CONSECRATED LIFE

Posted by Bob Herz on 2/16/14

 FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD ON THE OCCASION OF THE 18th DAY OF CONSECRATED LIFE

HOMILY OF POPE FRANCIS

Vatican Basilica Sunday, 2 February 2014

The Feast of the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple is also known as the Feast of the Encounter: the Liturgy says at ... Read More »

In Stunning Homily Pope Francis Ties Abuse Scandal to Clergy who have No Relationship with God

Posted by Bob Herz on 1/26/14

By Deacon Keith Fournier 1/20/2014  Catholic Online (www.catholic.org) We need an evangelical renewal in the Catholic Church. Our Pope is leading us along the way. http://www.catholic.org/international/international_story.php?id=53917

Reports concerning this blunt homily are beginning to circulate through media sources around the world. It was a strong message to Catholic clergy who have ... Read More »

Mons. Yennock's Homily -- End of Life Issues

Posted by Bob Herz on 1/19/14

End of life issues - Twenty seventh Sunday in ordinary time

There is a debate going on in our country about what is called American Exceptionalism. This is the question: is America an exceptional nation? Does America have a special mission? Is the American constitution, bill of rights and declaration ... Read More »

Mons Yennock's Homily on Mary The Mother of God, Jan 1, 2014

Posted by Bob Herz on 1/02/14

Mary the Mother of God 

January 1, 2014

And Mary kept all these things, reflecting on them in her heart.  (Luke 2:16-21)

The days after Christmas are a time for us to reflect on the grandeur of God.  This is a time for me to think about my relationship ... Read More »