Monthly Archives: December 2014

Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint John 1:1-18.

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came to be through him, and without him nothing came to be. What came … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 2:36-40.

There was also a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived seven years with her husband after her marriage, and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She … Continue reading

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My Treasure & Mission blog 2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,800 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 2:22-35.

When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, Mary and Joseph took Jesus up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord, just as it is written in the law of the Lord, “Every … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 2:22-40.

When the days were completed for their purification according to the law of Moses, Mary and Joseph took Jesus up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord, just as it is written in the law of the Lord, “Every … Continue reading

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Dear friends, My Homily for Christmastide: Feast of the Holy Family (B) 2014.

CHRISTIAN OBEDIENCE IS A VIRTUE We all like to give orders, but obeying orders is another story. Ever since that conversation in the Garden of Eden when the Devil made Eve think that disobedience was more fun than obedience, the … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint John 20:2-8.

On the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene ran and went to Simon Peter and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and told them, “They have taken the Lord from the tomb, and we don’t know where they … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 10:17-22.

Jesus said to His disciples: “But beware of men, for they will hand you over to courts and scourge you in their synagogues, and you will be led before governors and kings for my sake as a witness before them … Continue reading

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Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 2:1-14.

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria. So all went to be enrolled, each to his own town. And … Continue reading

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Dear friends, My Homily for 4th Sunday of Advent B 2014.

SALVATION IS A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN GOD AND MAN On this last Sunday of Advent, as the solemn celebration of Christ’s birth approaches, the Church reminds us of that holy day nine months earlier when Jesus was conceived in his Mother’s … Continue reading

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