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Do not flee from Christ’s Cross or people’s wounds, Pope preaches to new cardinals

Posted by Bob Herz on 6/30/18

The readings we have just heard link us to the apostolic Tradition. That Tradition “is not the transmission of things or words, an assortment of lifeless objects; it is the living stream that links us to the origins, the living stream in which those origins are ever present” (BENEDICT ... Read More »

Bishop Arthur Serratelli: The loss of freedom in a culture of radical individualism

Posted by Bob Herz on 6/23/18

The loss of freedom in a culture of radical individualism

Basic to the American dream is the search for freedom. In the 17th century, Europeans facing persecution for their beliefs fled to America. Since World War II, millions of people have come to the shores of this country. Wars, ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily June 17, 2018 - Father's Day

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 6/18/18

FATHERS 2018

ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

JUNE 17, 2018 PAUL COULD WELL BE SPEAKING TO FATHERS WHEN HE SAYS: “WE WALK BY FAITH AND NOT BY SIGHT”; “WE ARE ALWAYS COURAGEOUS”; “WE MUST ALL APPEAR BEFORE THE JUDGEMENT SEAT OF GOD.” WE EXPECT FATHERS TO ALWAYS WALK BY ... Read More »

Pope Francis: Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (3 June 2018)

Posted by Bob Herz on 6/17/18

Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (3 June 2018) | Francis HOLY MASS, PROCESSION AND EUCHARISTIC BLESSINGON THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST HOMILY OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS  

The Gospel we just heard speaks ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily June 10, 2018 - The Sacred Heart of Jesus

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 6/11/18

SACRED HEART OF JESUS

TENTH SUNDAY JUNE 10, 2018

IN THE BOOK OF GENESIS GOD SAYS TO THE DEVIL: I WILL PUT ENMITY BETWEEN YOU AND THE WOMAN, AND BETWEEN YOUR OFFSPRING AND HERS; HE WILL STRIKE AT YOUR HEAD, WHILE YOU STRIKE AT HIS HEEL.”

IN 1972, POPE ... Read More »

Monsignor Yennock's Homily June 3, 2018 - Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Posted by Kyle Gilbert on 6/11/18

SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST.

JUNE 3, 2018

ALBERT EINSTEIN WHO USHERED IN THE NUCLEAR AGE SAID THIS: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING WE CAN EXPERIENCE IS THE MYSTERIOUS. IT IS THE SOURCE OF ALL TRUE ART AND SCIENCE. HE WHO IS A STRANGER TOTHIS ... Read More »

Pope Francis: Holy Mass on the Solemnity of Pentecost

Posted by Bob Herz on 5/27/18

Holy Mass on the Solemnity of Pentecost (20 May 2018) | Francis Vatican BasilicaSunday, 20 May 2018

In the first reading of today’s Liturgy, the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost is compared to “the rush of a violent wind” (Acts 2:2). What does this image tell us? ... Read More »

Pope’s message for World Mission Sunday 2018

Posted by Bob Herz on 5/19/18

Pope’s message for World Mission Sunday 2018 In his message released on May 19, Pope Francis urges young people to join the Church in bringing the Gospel to all. By Robin Gomes

The Vatican on Saturday released the message of Pope Francis for this year’s World Mission Sunday, in ... Read More »

The Wide Spectrum of Mothering

Posted by Bob Herz on 5/13/18

To those who gave birth this year to their first child— we celebrate with you.

To those who lost a child this year— we mourn with you.

To those who are in the trenches with little ones every day and wear the badge of food stains— we appreciate you.

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Pope Francis on the Ascension

Posted by Bob Herz on 5/13/18

On the Ascension of Christ  

Dear brothers and sisters, hello,

Today in Italy and in other countries the Ascension of Jesus into heaven is being celebrated, 40 days after Easter. The Acts of the Apostles recounts this episode, Jesus’ final departure from his disciples and from this world ... Read More »