Monthly Archives: November 2012

Week of December 2, 2012

Today is the first Sunday of Advent.  Today we are called to look back with gratitude on all that has been and forward with hope to what will be.  In looking back we ponder what has been called “the towering miracle of God’s visit to this planet” (J.B. Phillips, Good News: Thoughts on God and […]

Week of November 25, 2012

This weekend we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King.  What does it mean to say that Christ is King?  In today’s Gospel when Pilate pushes Jesus as to whether he is a king or not Jesus says his kingdom does not belong to this world.  The reason Jesus came was to testify to the […]

Week of November 18, 2012

This weekend at the 10:30 mass we celebrate the Rite of Acceptance of those who have not been baptized into the Order of Catechumens.  In the coming months these people will be preparing for their initiation into the Christian faith by baptism, confirmation, and the Eucharist.  We will also be celebrating the Rite of Welcome […]

Week of November 11, 2012

If you never learn the language of gratitude, you will never be on speaking terms with happiness. Thank you, Lord For all the beautiful and wonderful things we experience in our life; for the beauty of the earth and its amazing colors;  for crisp autumn mornings and sparkling winter nights;  for mountains and forests, rivers […]