Homilies from December 2017

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December 8, 2017 – Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

I can imagine the conversations some of you will have (had) at work tomorrow/today. “Why do you have to go to Church on a Thursday/Friday?” “It’s a Holy Day of Obligation.” “What’s that mean?” “We have to go to Mass because it’s a special holiday in the Church.” “What holiday?” “The Immaculate Conception.” “What is […]

December 3, 2017 – First Sunday of Advent

I remember the old house I grew up in.  It had green shag carpet, brown plaid couches, a three bedrooms and big back yard.  I remember the plastic shelves filled with toys in my bedroom, which I shared with my brother.  The bedroom—not always the toys.  I remember the wooden clock on the wall in […]