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What is the Mass: Sacrifice of the Cross

This is the first in a series called Mass in Slow Motion, homilies explaining the various parts of the Mass. This podcast explains one of the three main aspects of the Mass that we keep in mind in order to understand the very nature of the Mass itself.   11 more words

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Why are young Catholics leaving the Church?

It’s no secret that the Catholic Church is losing members quickly, and many of them are of the younger generation. Statistics show that for every convert, there are six Catholics that leave the Church. 2,061 more words


33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, cycle C

Let us pray with Pierre Teilhard de Chardin…

Lord, enfold me in the depths of your heart;

And there hold me, refine, purge, and set me on fire, 931 more words

Daily Mass: Who do you say that I am? Catholic Inspiration

Fr. Andrew’s Daily Mass Homily Podcast

Mass Readings – Friday of the 25th Week of the Year (St. Pius of Pietrelcina)

The Lord asks his disciples “Who do you say that I am?”  After hearing their responses the Lord offers an intense answer: he is the Christ who will suffer, die and be raised on the third day.   57 more words


Engaging the Gospel - Luke 12:32-48

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C): Gospel – Luke 12:32-48

The central message of today’s Gospel is that we must be prepared, and ever vigilant, as we await the Second Coming of Christ in glory. 223 more words


How Transitions are Kind of Like Getting Lost on a Hike


It has become an unexpected theme these past few months, as I’ve processed out loud the heart wrenching and messy and beautiful process of saying goodbye to one chapter and heading into a new one. 1,897 more words