The Greatest Peace

Sunday After The Ascension 2018 Heaven became our home at the Ascension when Christ entered it.  Now no matter what happens to us in our daily lives we can live in the security and hope of eternal happiness with Our Lord.  As members of the Mystical Body of Christ we are destined to live where our…

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His Heavenly Priesthood

Ascension Thursday Evening 2018 Christ ascended today and began His heavenly priesthood which had begun on earth at the Annunciation.  The sacred Liturgy is the expression of the sacrifice of our Eternal High Priest.  The apostles returned to the Cenacle after the Ascension and gathered around the Blessed Mother to pray and to be one…

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Watch And Be Ready

Last Sunday after Pentecost 2017 As we conclude the liturgical year, we should still be praying for the Holy Souls in Purgatory while examining our lives to test whether or not we have grown in love of God and neighbor.  Christ in today’s Gospel prophesied the destruction of Jerusalem and the end of the world. …

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The Visible Reign of the Holy Ghost

Pentecost Sunday 2017 On Pentecost Sunday the Holy Ghost manifested Himself under the two visible signs of wind and fire.  The wind stirred the pilgrims who were in the city for the Jewish feastday and drove them to the Upper Room where they heard the Apostles speaking in all their languages of the wonderful works…

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The Ascension Makes Us Happy

Ascension Thursday 2017 We learn several things on this feastday.  The dogma that Christ returned to heaven on Ascension Thursday was revealed by the angels who told the apostles.  Among Our Lord’s last words were His instructions not to worry about the future because the Father in His Providence will take care of everything and…

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Mother’s Day

Fourth Sunday after Easter 2017 This Mass prepares us for the upcoming feasts of the Ascension and Pentecost when Our Lord returns to heaven and sends the Holy Ghost.  This day is also a secular holiday in which we honor our mothers.  Falling as it does during the month of May our thoughts naturally turn…

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Do Not Delay Your Conversion

Last Sunday after Pentecost 2016 Our Lord admonishes us that when the end of the world comes, many will not expect it and, more importantly, not be prepared for it. There have been numerous times when the world did not expect the widespread destruction that occurred, such as the total destruction of Jerusalem where “not…

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We Are The Machabees

11th Sunday after Pentecost With the Commemoration of the Holy Machabees we are reminded of their heroic sacrifice for the Faith and its practices.  We are called to be like them today and prayer is essential to remaining faithful. #20160731M   1 1460168

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Peace Of Conscience

  9th Sunday after Pentecost The life of St. Mary Magdalen is a perfect example of the serenity that comes to anyone who converts from sin and begins to love God above all else.  The Act of Contrition is our way of imitating this holy penitent.  St. Camillus is another case of a beautiful conversion…

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