We belong to Christ and him alone

We belong to Christ, not to anyone or anything else. If we follow him, we will assist him in building his kingdom on this earth.

What just happened? (Mass during Christmas Day)

After the frantic activity of Christmas Eve and birth of Christ, we take a breath and reflect.

Mass During the Day Readings: Isaiah 52:7-10; Psalm 98; Hebrews 1:1-6; John 1:1-18

Beholding the Light in Silence (Christmas Midnight Mass)

Tonight we gather in silence, in stillness, and our hearts behold the light that has entered the world.

Midnight Mass Readings: Isaiah 9:1-6; Psalm 96; Titus 2:11-14; Luke 2:1-14

Christmas Proclamation

The formal proclamation of Christmas from the Roman Martyrology, chanted.

Text: https://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgical-year-and-calendar/christmas/christmas-proclamation

Filling our Hearts with Hope (Christmas Vigil Mass)

We await our Savior, knowing that he will fill our hearts with hope.

Vigil Mass Readings: Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 89; Acts 13:16-17, 22-25; Matthew 1:1-25

The Cost of Discipleship? Everything

God wants everything. Every person we love, every thing we have, must come after him, because He is the one who gives eternal life.

Go through them

When I worked at the Lord’s Diner, my boss would sometimes say “we go through the greedy to get to the poor.” It sure seems like God does something similar, going through the wicked to save the just.

He wanted to justify himself

The scholar of the law knew the words of the law, but he didn’t want to live it. Instead, he wanted to justify himself and his half-hearted approach to following God.

America needs the faithful witness of Christianity

The United States needs the witness of faithful, fearless Christians to live the ideal of our founders: a land of freedom and liberty, where every human being can flourish and find true happiness.

The Life-Changing Call

Elijah’s call to Elisha was a call to a radically new life. Jesus Christ’s call to us is no less radical.

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