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God – the Fisher of Men (Matthew 4:12-23)

This Sunday’s Gospel story shows Jesus in the very beginning of his public ministry. For approximately 30 years, he led a hidden life as a son in the Nazareth home

Adoring the Newborn King with the Magi

“God in a plan of sheer goodness freely created man to make him share in his own blessed life. For this reason, at every time and in every place, God

Happy New Year! Join Mary in Glorifying Her Son!

January 1, the beginning of the New Year, we Catholics, begin with Mary, the Mother of God. On the first day of these 365 days, the Church places Mary in

Christmas Greetings!

Merry Christmas, Brothers and Sisters! In Luke’s Gospel, we read that at Jesus’ birth in Bethlehem there was a multitude of angels praising God and saying: “Glory to God in the

Rejoice (Gaudete) in the Lord!

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Today we celebrate the third Sunday of Advent, which is called Gaudete Sunday; Gaudete is Latin for “rejoice.” This Sunday we light the rose-colored candle

The Light of Advent

This Sunday, we Christians, begin Advent, a four-week liturgical season that precedes Christmas. The name “Advent” was adopted from the Latin adventus meaning “coming, arrival.” The season of Advent in the Christian

The solemn feast of Corpus Christi

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This Sunday we celebrate the solemn feast of Corpus Christi. This is the feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. Although we

The Solemnity of the Descent of the Holy Spirit

Dear Brothers and Sisters, This Sunday, June 5, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Descent of the Holy Spirit. This feast is also known as Pentecost – this word comes