Confessions

Since we begin our annual Advent pilgrimage today, it is time to think about your Christmas confession. There is an ancient tradition that we confess our sins before Christmas and again before Easter. In anticipation of Christmas and knowing how busy we get as the...

Appreciating Mark

The liturgical year renews with the first Sunday of Advent, which this year will be on December 2nd. Beginning then, the liturgical focus changes from Saint Mark’s Gospel to Saint Luke’s Gospel since we will be in Cycle C. I thought that it would be beneficial to our...

Praying for Souls

I am sure that you like making new friends. One great way to make a friend is by aiding them to pass from Purgatory into heaven! November is customarily the month to pray for souls in Purgatory. God has deigned that we need each other to make our way to heaven. That...