In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Haul out the holly! Put up the tree before my spirit falls again. Fill up the stockings. I may be rushing things, but deck the halls again NOW. The rush has been on since November 1, or even […]
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In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit John the Baptist’s conversation with the priests and Levites sent by the Jews almost sounds like those American Express commercials of yesteryear. “Do you know me? You think you know me, but you really don’t know me. I […]
1879 and 1891.
Sermon on St. John 1:19-28 Advent IV (Rorate Coeli) + Jesu Juva +– The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Make straight the way of the Lord.” — St. John 1:23 Who are you? It is a fundamental question of our identity. It should not surprise us, then, that the priests and Levites of nearby […]
In the Name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit Anticipation can be the pits. Ask any child right now if he is ready for Christmas and more than likely you’ll see their body twitch and shake. A child knows what’s coming; nevertheless, he must mark time and wait […]