Monthly Archives: April 2014

Jesus will save the Church

Many of you have read the book Jesus, An Historical Approximation.  If you haven’t yet read it, I highly recommend it.  The following post was written by the author of this book.  I think it is so simply put yet … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for the Second Sunday of Easter, April 27, 2014

2 Easter A’14                                                 •Acts 2: 42-47 • 1 Peter 1: 3-9 • John 20:19-31• Weekly Scripture … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for Easter, April 20, 2014

•Acts 10: 34, 37-43; Col. 3:1-4; John 20: 1-9• Weekly Scripture Readings: Easter Sunday   (the Gospel reading to which you link above does not have the complete text that Father Jim is using as the basis for his homily…Reyanna) In … Continue reading

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Bishop Geoffrey Robinson discerning “the signs of the times” (Pope John XXIII, 1963)

In the upcoming days to the two-pope canonization this Sunday, there has been a blizzard of articles about each of them.  I found the following article a particularly poignant recollection….Reyanna By Bishop Geoffrey Robinson,  no date listed on the article, … Continue reading

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The Pope’s Phone Call to the Woman in the Irregular Marriage

When you link to the full article, be sure to take the time to then follow the link embedded in it to another very good article on this.   I find it interesting that Pope Francis press spokespersons, Fr. Lombardi … Continue reading

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Teaching Holy Mother Church How to Tango

I am taking a risk in sharing here some of my original thoughts.  I do so to encourage many of you who have writing skill (and I make no claim to such) to submit your work to me for posting. … Continue reading

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Francis encountering curial opposition, cardinal says

This post is following the new format as I outlined in yesterday’s posting.  When you link to the source page for any given article, it is sometimes interesting to take a look at the comment strings.  You will find good … Continue reading

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Revisions to the website….

To all readers: Some changes to the website will be made over the next few days.  As part of the process, the article archive will be emptied extensively.  This will not include Father Jim’s homily or other original content submitted … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for April, 13, 2014

•Isaiah 50:4-7 • Philippians 2:6-11 •  Matthew 21:1-11• Weekly Scripture Readings: Sixth Sunday of Lent (Palm Sunday) I did not pay much attention to this year’s “March Madness” but my interest increased as the tournament was reduced to the Final … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for April, 6, 2014

•Ezekiel 37:12-14 • Romans 8:8-11 • John 11:1-45• Weekly Scripture Readings:  Fifth Sunday of Lent “Lazarus, come out! The dead man came out, his hands and feet wrapped with strips of linen and a cloth around his face.” Like the other … Continue reading

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