God Will Hear Us

Ash Wednesday 2018 In 1741 the pope declared that Lent is the true sign of the Christian fighting for his salvation by means of penance through fasting which is understood by the receiving of the sacramental of ashes today.  The entire Septuagesima season focused our attention on sin and our identifying the predominant fault we want…

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Rise Up, God, And Help Us

Sexagesima Sunday 2018 During this sacred time before Lent we should examine our conscience so we know the predominant fault we will battle through penance once Ash Wednesday arrives.  St. Paul is our spiritual director for this as we think about original and actual sin.  The young especially have an opportunity to respond to grace and be instruments…

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Ignorance Attacked

Septuagesima Sunday 2018 This talk after Mass begins with the reasons for arming the faithful against the pernicious innovations that they face today.  Then the Gospel for Septuagesima Sunday is explained.  The parable about the hiring of workers to go into the field is the story of how Christ through His Church seeks to save souls.  First…

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Be Thou Made Clean

3rd Sunday after Epiphany 2018 This is the Third Sunday after the Epiphany and the theme of the season is still proclaimed: undying faith in the Son of God becoming Man.  St. Paul, whose feast this week celebrates his conversion, reminds us in the Epistle to be, as much as possible, at peace with all men.  In the Gospel…

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His Coming Should Change Us

Gaudete Sunday 2017 As we approach Christmas, St. John the Baptist is our example of how to come closer to Our Lord.  We have grace and should never be discouraged because victory is ours. Beg God for great love just as the saints did.  Receiving Christ in Holy Communion should change us and His coming in…

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That You May Abound In Hope

2nd Sunday of Advent 2017 To encourage us during this penitential season preparing for Christmas the Church reminds us, especially the Gentiles, of God’s mercy and the reason for us to hope.  Despite all the difficulties of life we have tremendous confidence that Our Savior will take care of us because His upcoming birth is proof of…

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Lay Aside Works of Darkness

1st Sunday Of Advent 2017 Advent is a time of penance and this year it is a shorter season to prepare for Christmas.  We need to appreciate everyday as a gift enabling us to pray and grow in spiritual progress.  Ask the Blessed Mother and the saints to help us in this important task. #20171203K 1 1855548

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Necrology

All Souls Day 2017 Pray for the faithful departed, especially those from this chapel.  We must appreciate how perfectly pure and reverent one needs to be in order to enter Gods presence.  Holy Souls are in peace and depend on the living to be purified.  Have mercy on them because the hand of the Lord…

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Use Every Moment To Pray

20th Sunday after Pentecost 2017 The Roman officer in today’s Gospel had to have his faith perfected by Our Lord and once that was done then Christ cured his son and his whole household believed.  We must appreciate the precious commodity of time and use it well, especially by learning to pray always. #20171022S   1 1855548

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Salvation Of The People

19th Sunday after Pentecost The Introit tells us that God is the salvation of His people and anyone can call upon Our Lord and be converted.  The Epistle teaches us about the need to control anger and not let it be excessive.  It is also part of the teaching that one must be angry when it is…

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