Dear friends and parishioners, I’m writing this from England where I attended an interesting Saturday-evening Mass. The Roman Catholic Eucharist was celebrated in what has been an Anglican church for the past 400-plus years—but, of course, it had been a Catholic one before that. In the 1120s the Norman invaders had ...
Dear friends and parishioners, This weekend we begin our celebration of the Advent Season, the time when we eagerly await our remembrance of the coming of the Lord Jesus over 2,000 years ago—even as we await the Lord’s second coming God knows when! Meanwhile, our parish’s Advent Penance Liturgy will be celebrated ...