Homilies from January 2018

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January 7, 2018 – The Epiphany of the Lord


The proclamation of the date of Easter and the other movable feasts on Epiphany dates from a time when calendars were not readily available. It was necessary to make known the date of Easter in advance, since many celebrations of the liturgical year depend on its date. The number of Sundays that follow Epiphany, the date […]

December 25, 2017 – The Nativity of the Lord (Christmas)

My dear brothers and sisters, finally the wait is over, and I can truly wish you a MERRY CHRISTMAS!  Today is born for us a Savior—Christ the Lord!  Christmas is truly a time of celebration, and we Catholics love to celebrate!  In fact, we don’t just have one day of Christmas, we have fifteen days […]

December 24, 2017 – Fourth Sunday of Advent


I think it was the late ‘90s when the movie “Liar, Liar” came out.  It starred Jim Carrey, who plays a lawyer and a father of one.  He is constantly making commitments to his son, and then breaking those commitments.  So, when his son’s teacher asked him what his father does for a living, the […]