Tag Archives: Christmas

Homilycast #301: January 6, Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

Happy Feast of the Epiphany! Here is my homily for today, recorded during the 4:00PM vigil Mass at St. Ann’s in Gloucester. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying this URL: http://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/ and adding it to your favorite … Continue reading

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Homilycast #300: January 4, Memorial of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 11th Day of Christmas

Happy memorial of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton! Here is my homily for today, recorded during the 9:00AM Mass at St. Joachim’s in Rockport. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying this URL: http://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/ and adding it to your favorite … Continue reading

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Homilycast #299: January 3, 10th Day of Christmas

Happy 10th day of Christmas! Here is my homily for today, recorded during the 9:00AM Mass at St. Joachim’s in Rockport. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying this URL: http://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/ and adding it to your favorite podcast client … Continue reading

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Homilycast #298: January 2, 9th Day of Christmas, Memorial of Sts. Basil and Gregory Nazianzen

Happy 9th day of Christmas, and Memorial of Sts. Gregory Nazianzen and Basil! Homilycast298_2013-01-02Here is my homily for today, recorded during the 9:00AM Mass at St. Joachim’s in Rockport. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying this URL: http://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/Continue reading

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Homilycast #297: January 1, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (and New Year’s Day)

Blessed feast of Mary, Mother of God, merry octave of Christmas, and Happy New Year! Here is my homily for today, recorded during the 4:00PM Vigil Mass at St. Ann’s in Gloucester. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying … Continue reading

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Homilycast #296: December 25, Christmas!

Merry Christmas! Here is my homily for this Sunday, recorded during the 5:00PM Vigil Mass at St. Joachim’s in Rockport, using the readings for the Mass during the night. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying this URL: http://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/Continue reading

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Poll: when do you take your Christmas decorations down?

“When should I take my Christmas decorations down?” A surprising number of people ask Google this question. I got a surprising number of hits on a poll I posted on this topic last year.  For the many curious people who … Continue reading

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Homilycast #161: Homily for December 29, 2011, 5th Day of the Octave of Christmas

Here is my homily for today, recorded during the morning Mass at the church of St Joachim in Rockport, based on the text I posted earlier today. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying this URL: http://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/ and … Continue reading

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Thank you!

As the gift-giving season is winding down and thank-you season is winding up, I want to say a huge “Thank You!” to all those people who so generously sent me Christmas cards, cookies and candy, and other presents, ranging from … Continue reading

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Christmas homily

Homily for Christmas, December 25 Christmas is upon us again! This morning I watched a very cute video clip on Good Morning Gloucester of a darling little four-year-old girl named Madeleine (“Maddie”) talking about Christmas. She says she loves the … Continue reading

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