Category: Messages from Fr. Francis

First Sunday of Advent:

First Sunday of Advent: Today we begin the new Liturgical Year and the Season of Advent in preparation for the great feast of Christmas. Advent is a penitential time, though not so severe as Lent, and this is why there

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CHRIST THE KING:

CHRIST THE KING: Although Christ has always been recognized by the Holy, Catholic and apostolic Church as the King of kings, the Feast of “Christ the King” did not receive its official recognition until its institution in 1925 by Pope

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32nd Sunday

32 Sunday In this world where good and evil can occupy the same space, we must be wise and vigilant.  In this world where stately roses and disruptive weeds can share the same garden, we must be wise and vigilant. 

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31st Sunday

31st Sunday: The greatest among you must be your servant. Matthew 23:11 In today’s gospel, Jesus urges us not to be like the scribes and Pharisees because they aren’t sincere in their lives.  “They preach but they do not practice. They

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All Saints Feast

Homily for All Saints’ Feast, Who wants to be a saint? The answer is obvious, but, sorry for being a bit insistent, I ask you – I ask us – who will dare sincerely to say in the morning before

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