Liturgical Time


Posted on February 23, 2019
At Liturgy this past Sunday Father Jim informed us that the Gospel readings for that day, and for the next two Sundays, had not been heard in a while. These three Sundays are celebrated this year as the 6th, 7th, and...

The Light of the World

Posted on February 2, 2019
Today we celebrate one of two Christmas feasts outside the Christmas cycle: the Presentation of Jesus. Egeria the pilgrim tells us that this feast was already being celebrated about the year 400 in Jerusalem. In the...

Mary, Mother of God

Posted on December 31, 2018
Therefore, the Lord himself will give you a sign. The young woman is with child and shall bear a son, and shall name him Emmanuel. Isaiah 7:14

O Holy Night

Posted on December 24, 2018
O Holy Night
To you is born this day, in the city of David, a Savior, who is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign for you: you will find a child wrapped in bands of cloth and lying in a manger." Luke 2:11-12...

The World is About to Turn

Posted on December 10, 2018
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♫ My spirit sings of the wondrous things that you bring to the one who waits ♫ The waiting that fills the season of Advent is not passive but active. It is the time we spend in preparation for the coming of the...

Happy New Year

Posted on November 26, 2018
A new liturgical year is upon us. Let us rejoice! The entire mystery of Christ will unfold before us during this new year. Its first season arrives this Sunday and with it comes the opportunity to begin again (a...

Waxing Spiritually

Posted on November 12, 2018
Time is measured in various ways. A year’s worth can be described as 525,600 minutes or as one trip around the sun. For a chosen few, it can represent the entirety of an earthly life span. The end of any year brings...


Posted on October 22, 2018
One of the songs our schola sings caught my ear when I was new to the group. Festive Hodie, with music by Greg Gilpin, is set to a traditional Latin text. It’s an upbeat tune whose lyrics rejoice about hodie (today),...

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