Monthly Archives: December 2020

Empowered to Become Children of God

Close to noon on Christmas Day we come together to celebrate the birth of our Savior.  The reading from the Prologue of John’s Gospel gives us a different perspective from the readings at last night’s Midnight Mass and this morning’s … Continue reading

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Sacred Silence

[Homily:  University Pre-Christmas Mass.  Dec. 19, 2020.  Live-streamed.] We come together today with great joy. It is nice that at this time of the year – despite the pandemic – we can come together as a University.  We come together … Continue reading

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The Old Testament Prophet and the Profound Mystic of the Cross

[Homily:  Live-streamed Mass, 14 December 2020] Today is Monday of the Third Week of Advent.  The day we have been awaiting is near. Our entrance hymn proclaims, “Our Savior is coming. Have no fear!” This is undoubtedly the message of … Continue reading

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In Advent: Save Yourself, Save Others

[First Friday, Dec. 4 in Advent, 2020.  Isaiah: 29:17-24] Advent is the season of waiting.  It is the season of hope.  Since the onslaught of this “Coronavirus disease 2019 that has “claimed lives and affected many” we have been waiting … Continue reading

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