Sermons from December 2015

Holy Family

Feast of the Holy Family   In today’s Feast of the Holy Family the Church provides us the opportunity to reflect further on the humanity of Jesus who needs a human family. It is through the guidance of Mary and Joseph that the child Jesus grows in age, wisdom, and grace. The Gospel scene portrays…

Are you ready?

ARE YOU READY The Prince of Peace is about to be born. We have only a handful days left. How is Jesus asking each one of us to be open and ready for this gift? A few suggestions: Read the daily readings. You can find them online on Laudate or IBreviary or Imissal. They’re so…

“Gaudete Sunday”: Day of Rejoicing

Third Sunday of Advent “Gaudete Sunday”: Sunday of Rejoicing While Christmas season forecasts joy and consolation, it sometimes brings the opposite: sadness and depression. Some say that holiday sorrow is triggered by a keen sense of our many unfulfilled dreams; or by bad news of a death of a loved one, loss of a job,…

Highway Construction!

HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION!!! “Make ready the way of the Lord, clear Him a straight path.”   Before Christ’s Christmas coming and His Second Coming, we need to make a highway in the desert. We need this highway so we can make a highway in the daily desert of our journey to eternity. We need this highway…