Monthly Archives: March 2011

“His eye is on the sparrow…

…and I know He watches me.” Because the sparrow was so close to me I could almost touch it! Although it was on the outside of my window… I guess this is a sign that spring really is starting (slowly) … Continue reading

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The Annunciation – International Day of the Unborn Child

Homily for March 25, Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord Homilycast_2011-03-25 “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. Be it done unto me according to Your word.” With these words, Mary gives her consent to becoming the Mother … Continue reading

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NPR, bias, and an insight on gay “marriage”

The attempts to de-fund NPR as part of budget cuts have prompted a lot of angry reactions from NPR defendants. On one hand, they claim that NPR is objective and diverse. On the other hand, the vast majority of the … Continue reading

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More Amazing Catholic Art from Daniel Mitsui

Honestly, this man’s work is fantastic. If I were a millionaire (or even a hundred-thousand-dollar-onaire) I’d be buying up his art and hanging it all over my walls. Not that he charges that much for his prints, but I’d want … Continue reading

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Having a bad day?

Homily for March 23, Wednesday of the II week of Lent Click here for the podcast version of the homily. Sometimes when we have a bad day, it can feel like the whole world is conspiring to make us miserable. … Continue reading

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Are the Jews to be evangelized? What does Ratzinger say?

I am currently reading Jesus of Nazareth, volume II, and was struck by what is said about the evangelization of the Jews. Pope Benedict XVI states fairly clearly in the first book that he is writing these books not as … Continue reading

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Giving priority to change of heart

Homily for March 22, Tuesday of the II week of Lent Click here for the podcast version of this homily. Twelve days of Lent have already passed. We are about a quarter of the way to Easter! I’m sure we … Continue reading

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Pick your measure

Homily for March 21, Monday of the II week in Lent As we all know, an important part of Lent is recognizing our own sins and our need for redemption. It can be a hard thing to do; we naturally … Continue reading

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Lent – taking time to be with Christ

Homily for March 20, II Sunday of Lent, cycle A Click here to download or listen to the podcast version of this homily. The Gospel reading of the Transfiguration is a very rich text to ponder during Lent. Looking at … Continue reading

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What kind of person would you choose?

Homily for March 19, Solemnity of St Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary Click here to listen to or download the podcast version. Today is the solemnity of St Joseph, Husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The scripture tells … Continue reading

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