The Nativity of the Lord (Vigil Mass): Joseph’s Story

Today’s readings Once, a very long time ago, there was a man named Joseph.  He was a well-respected and hard-working man, from the family of the great king David.  But since Israel hadn’t been a great nation in a long … Continued

Monday of the First Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings It seems like just yesterday that John the Baptist was baptizing Jesus in the Jordan River.  Oh wait, it was just yesterday!  But today’s reading fast forwards a bit and takes us to a time after John has … Continued

Friday of the Third Week of Advent

Today’s readings [Today’s homily was for the school children on their last day of school before Christmas break.  UPDATE: Unfortunately, I didn’t get to celebrate Mass with them because they had a snow day.  Rats.] I can’t believe it but … Continued