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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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Homilycast #162: Homily for December 30, 2011, Feast of the Holy Family

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: https://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/ and … Continue reading

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Homily for the Feast of the Holy Family

Homily for Friday, Dec. 29, Feast of the Holy Family Today, we celebrate the feast of the Holy Family. This would usually fall on the first Sunday after Christmas, but this year the first Sunday after Christmas is January 1, … 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: https://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/ and … Continue reading

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Homily for December 29, 5th Day in the Octave of Christmas

Homily for December 29, 5th Day in the Octave of Christmas As we continue to celebrate Christmas, the daily readings and saints’ feast days are aimed to help us appreciate the meaning and the immediate and long-term effects of Christ’s … 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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Weekly Photo Challenge: Between

My response to this week’s photo challenge:

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Homilycast #160: Homily for December 23, 2011, Friday of the IV week in Advent

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 later today. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying this URL: https://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/ and … Continue reading

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