Sermons from December 2016

Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord

Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord   The Child being born is small enough to fit into a Manger Merry Christmas! Christmas literally means “Christ’s Mass.” Christmas is so important that the Church gives us four Masses: Vigil Mass, Mass at Midnight, at dawn, and at daytime, each with its own readings. For Vigil…

Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

John the Baptist makes this call that is always relevant, as he prepares the appearance of Jesus, the Messiah, and as we prepare for Christmas and the coming of the Lord at the end of time.   Repentance is not a feeling, though it is often accompanied by sorrow and regret. Repentance involves three things:…