Feast Days, Reflections

Andrew was a really good fisherman

Readings for The Feast of St. Andrew the Apostle I’m sure Saint Andrew was a really good fisherman. He had accumulated a lifetime of hard-earned experience and raw instinct, working the shores of the Sea of Galilee each and every day. His father was a fisherman himself, and surely taught Andrew and his brother Peter everything they knew. Since the…

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Liturgical Seasons

Advent Talk

Recently I had the awesome opportunity to present on the topic of Advent at an RCIA session here at the parish! It’s hard to believe we’re already preparing for Christmas, but it’s true. Here is the recording from the session:

Feast Days, Reflections, Virgin Mary

Living Consistently for the Lord

Mary was perfectly open to God from the start. That’s really what we are celebrating today in this Feast of the Presentation of Mary. As the story goes, Saints Joachim and Anne brought their three year old daughter, Mary to be dedicated to the Lord in His Holy Temple — She was consecrated. Set apart. Given over to Him totally.…

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Reflections

Death is a gift?

Readings for Tuesday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time They seemed in the view of the foolish, to be dead; and their passing away was thought an affliction — and their going forth from us, utter destruction. But they are in peace. (Wisdom 3:2-3) This passage from the book of Wisdom, very often chosen for funerals, gives us a…

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