Daily Archives: December 31, 2011

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 18,000 times in 2011. If it were a … Continue reading

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Homilycast #163: Homily for January 1, 2012, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

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


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Homily for January 1, 2012 – Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Homily for January 1 – Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God Today, we celebrate the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. Think about that for a moment: we call Mary the “Mother of God”. For a monotheistic religion which believes … 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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