Christmas Is Hope

Christmas 2019 As we gather at the crib of Bethlehem we renew our belief in the fundamental truths of the Incarnation (God made Man) and the miraculous virgin birth (the Blessed Mother’s perpetual virginity).  After thousands of years of suffering in consequence of Adam’s sin this night marks the beginning of our redemption and the…
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Panegyric On The Immaculate Conception

Feast Of The Immaculate Conception 2019 This conference after the Mass honoring Our Lady’s Immaculate Conception begins with an explanation of the Epistle and how it applies to our Blessed Mother.  The declaration of this dogma was done under Pope Pius IX and brought joy to the world.  By a special divine privilege the Virgin…
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Report Card Sunday

Last Sunday after Pentecost 2019 As we end the liturgical year we can make an examination of conscience and grade our spiritual life in light of God’s blessings to us these past twelve months.  Have we been faithful to our Baptismal promises as St. Paul reminds us in the Epistle by renouncing Satan and all…
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Proofs of Christ’s Divinity

23rd Sunday after Pentecost God loves us infinitely more than we love ourselves and this thought should turn us to Him in prayer often.  Today’s Mass is about the Last Judgment and our eternal destiny afterwards.  All will be revealed and corrected. Christ is the Son of God and Our Lord gave evidence to help…
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Invincible Weapons

21st Sunday After Pentecost 2019 In the Gospel we learn that we are tied together because the man is cast in prison and his wife and children are sent there with him.  We also see the mercy of God and the consequences of not showing mercy to one another.  The Epistle reminds us that we…
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Love Is Life Or Death

Feast Of Christ The King 2019 This week is the feast of All Saints which honors God in His heroic examples of sanctifying power.  Today is the feast of Christ the King which was instituted by Pope Pius XI in 1925 to combat secularism and to re-assert God’s rights in modern society which have been…
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Put On The New Man

19th Sunday after Pentecost 2019 Beginning with the words of the Introit we are given peace in the midst of whatever tribulations we experience.  St. Paul in the Epistle tells us that by Baptism we are no longer in sin and must live a new life of grace.  All previous lying, stealing and refusing to…
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She Reaches Out to Us

Feast Of The Assumption 2019 This is Our Lady’s greatest feast which marks the triumphant conclusion of her life when God took her body and soul into heaven where she reigns today.  This is an ancient feast which requires us to thank God for the Assumption.  We read this in the definition of the dogma…
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Noli Timere

9th Sunday after Pentecost We must never be afraid because Our Lord said “I am with you all days.”  He told us to pray without ceasing because prayer is so powerful and tied to His mercy.  The Epistle and Gospel warn us not to show ingratitude and indifferentism in the face of God’s goodness.  The…
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Transfiguration Conference

Feast Of The Transfiguration 2019 In this conference we learn that transfiguration is not uncommon in the lives of the saints.  The Collect for the Mass today is key to unlocking this feast day.  It says that the mystery or sacrament of the Faith is confirmed through this theophany.  The outward sign instituted by Christ…
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