Daily Archives: January 4, 2011

Love and fear

Homily for Jan. 5, Wednesday after Epiphany, Memorial of St John Neumann “Take courage, do not be afraid, it is I!” This is a beautiful and comforting phrase from the Gospel today. It shows us that when Jesus is with … Continue reading

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Poll: when do you take your Christmas decorations down?

For secular society, Christmas ends pretty much at midnight on the 25th, and some stores have all the Christmas decorations down pretty quickly. Liturgically, Christmas lasts until the feast of the Baptism of the Lord (Jan. 9 this year). But … Continue reading

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A New York Treasure

Homily for Jan. 4, Tuesday between Epiphany and Baptism of the Lord, St Elizabeth Ann Seton We New Yorkers rightfully take pride on our state. It has one of the most important cities in the world, including the place where … Continue reading

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