We have a Savior and His Name is Jesus

Does that line above remind you of having read it before?  I must admit it is the same line I used in my column for this feast a few years ago.  It just seemed to fit so perfectly, not only for our celebration of Epiphany but because of what the Epiphany...

I rejoice heartily in the Lord

We come so quickly to the Third Sunday of Advent, from centuries past it has been called “Gaudete Sunday”, the Sunday for rejoicing.  Many would say because this time of penance and preparation before Christmas is half over.  In more recent times the...

Meet the Baptist

We are already at the Second Sunday of Advent and it seems like we just celebrated the great national feast of Thanksgiving, perhaps somewhat differently than in years past.  We are all so very much aware of the threat of the pandemic of Covid-19.  In our...

The Call is Sounded Again

Each year on the first Sunday of Advent the gospel calls out to us in one way or another to be on the watch, alert, preparing ourselves to welcome the one we will call our Savior.  It is the call also to remind us that yet another year has sped by and we must be...