Month: December 2013

“Our Family is Made Holy when a Confessional, not a Courtroom” – Holy Family Homily 2013
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“Our Family is Made Holy when a Confessional, not a Courtroom” – Holy Family Homily 2013

Gospel                                                                St. Matthew 2:13-15,19-23 After the wise men had left, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, ‘Get up, take the child and his mother with you, and escape into Egypt, and stay there until I tell you, because Herod intends to search for the […]

“Open the Doors to Christ” – Christmas – Fr. Young’s Homily 2013
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“Open the Doors to Christ” – Christmas – Fr. Young’s Homily 2013

Gospel                                                                                                                        St. Luke 2:1-14 Caesar Augustus issued a decree for a census of the whole world to be taken. This census – the first – took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria, and everyone went to his own town to be registered. So Joseph set out from the town of Nazareth […]

“Unexpected Gift, Unexpected Christ” – Homily 4th Sunday Advent 2013
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“Unexpected Gift, Unexpected Christ” – Homily 4th Sunday Advent 2013

4th Sunday Advent Mass Readings   First reading Isaiah 7:10-14 The Lord spoke to Ahaz and said, ‘Ask the Lord your God for a sign for yourself coming either from the depths of Sheol or from the heights above.’ ‘No,’ Ahaz answered ‘I will not put the Lord to the […]

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Vigil Mass for Our Lady of Guadeloupe 2013

Photo Gallery for Vigil Mass of Our Lady of Guadeloupe: http://basilica.mxv.mx/web1/-eventos/FESTEJOS-GUADALUPANOS-2013/Dozavario_2013/Fotogalerias/MediaNoche/index.html You can see me, the tall white guy with beard on the right side of all the priests, e.g. photo #69; Fr. Andrzej at #72 Video from Mass: http://basilica.mxv.mx/web1/-eventos/FESTEJOS-GUADALUPANOS-2013/Dozavario_2013/Videos/medianoche.html  

“Neither Naughty nor Nice – Gaudete Sunday Homily 2013”
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“Neither Naughty nor Nice – Gaudete Sunday Homily 2013”

Gospel  According to St. Matthew (11:2-11)   Art Work by Donna McKay John in his prison had heard what Christ was doing and he sent his disciples to ask him, ‘Are you the one who is to come, or have we got to wait for someone else?’ Jesus answered, ‘Go back and […]

“Not Your Typical Coca-Cola Christmas…” 2nd Sunday Advent 2013
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“Not Your Typical Coca-Cola Christmas…” 2nd Sunday Advent 2013

Gospel  Matthew 3:1-12  In due course John the Baptist appeared; he preached in the wilderness of Judaea and this was his message: ‘Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is close at hand.’ This was the man the prophet Isaiah spoke of when he said: A voice cries in the wilderness: […]