Feast of the Holy Family

          Readings Gen 15 – Heb 11 – Luke 2 The weekly Bulletin and the bulletin article are available. You can listen to the Gospel and Sunday homily here. The bulletin article follows: 2017 — A year of fires and earthquakes … Continue reading

Fifth Day in the Octave of Christmas

Homily Readings “How could he have shown his mercy more clearly than by taking on himself our condition? For our sake the Word of God became as grass. What better proof could he have given of his love? Scripture says: Lord, … Continue reading

Feast of the Holy Innocents, Martyrs

Homily Readings “Why are you afraid, Herod, when you hear of the birth of a king? He does not come to drive you out, but to conquer the devil. But because you do not understand this you are disturbed and … Continue reading

St. John the Evangelist, Apostle

Homily Readings “Now this Word, whose flesh was so real that he could be touched by human hands, began to be flesh in the Virgin Mary’s womb; but he did not begin to exist at that moment. We know this … Continue reading

St. Stephen, Martyr

Homily Readings “And so the love that brought Christ from heaven to earth raised Stephen from earth to heaven; shown first in the king, it later shone forth in his soldier. Love was Stephen’s weapon by which he gained every … Continue reading

Christmas

    Readings You can listen to the Gospel and Sunday homily here. “In the fullness of time, chosen in the unfathomable depths of God’s wisdom, the Son of God took for himself our common humanity in order to reconcile it … Continue reading

Fourth Sunday of Advent

    Readings The weekly Bulletin and the bulletin article are available. You can listen to the Gospel and Sunday homily here. The bulletin article follows: This Sunday, we find ourselves on the verge of the Christmas season, as we are hours away from celebrating … Continue reading

Friday of the Third Week of Advent

Homily Readings “Mary said: My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, my spirit rejoices in God my Savior. The Lord has exalted me by a gift so great, so unheard of, that language is useless to describe it, and the … Continue reading

Thursday of the Third Week of Advent

Homily Readings “Notice the contrast and the choice of words. Elizabeth is the first to hear Mary’s voice, but John is the first to be aware of grace. She hears with the ears of the body, but he leaps for … Continue reading

Wednesday of the Third Week of Advent

Homily Readings “Tearful Adam with his sorrowing family begs this of you, O loving Virgin, in their exile from Paradise. Abraham begs it, David begs it. All the other holy patriarchs, your ancestors, ask it of you, as they dwell … Continue reading