Monthly Archives: May 2012

Homilycast #219: May 31, Feast of the Presentation

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

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Originally posted on Good Morning Gloucester:
The other day I (almost literally) stumbled across this bit of mosaic  half-hidden under the asphalt on a road in Gloucester.  It is the last thing I expected – it looks like a little…

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Originally posted on Good Morning Gloucester:
Thanks to all the men and women who have given their lives to serve their country! God bless them and their families.

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Homilycast #218: May 27, Pentecost Sunday

Here is my homily for today, recorded during the 8:30 AM Mass at St. Joachim’s in Rockport. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying this URL: https://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/ and adding it to your favorite podcast client software. For instance, … Continue reading

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The most amazing toothpick sculpture ever, with rolling ping pong balls

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Homily for May 26, Pentecost Sunday

Based on these readings: May 26, Pentecost Sunday (year B) Happy Pentecost! Today, we celebrate a very important moment in the history of the Church. Christ rose from the dead, and spent fifty days teaching and encouraging His Apostles and disciples … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Biltrix:
By Fr Jason Smith, LC What would a personal Pentecost look like? At the beginning of the Second Vatican Council, as the Church reached out to an increasingly secular and rationalistic world, Pope John XXIII offered…

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Vatican: The Butler Did It!

Recently, a variety of confidential Vatican documents have been leaked to the media and been used to compose books. I have only read a couple of snippets from these documents, but what is clear from the media coverage is that, … Continue reading

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Homilycast #217: May 25, Friday of the VII week of Easter

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

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A blogger gets it right about the gay marriage debate, from a Catholic perspective

All to often, the gay marriage debate is oversimplified and both pro- and contra- positions are misrepresented. So, I was very happy to see this article by Marc Barnes: 4 Ways the Gay Marriage Debate Has Been Rigged The article … Continue reading

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