Monthly Archives: November 2015

Eye on Francis Column for December 2015

I watched the pope as he made his way through the African countries he recently visited, sometime live stream, and with my breath held at times seeing the circumstances and tight security under which he traveled and reached out to … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, First Sunday of Advent, November 29, 2015

•Jeremiah 33: 14-16; I Thessalonians 3:12 – 4:2; Luke 21:25-28, 34-46• Weekly Scripture Readings:First Sunday of Advent The darkening days of late November physically remind us it is Advent.  As we gathered today I invited you into this season with … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Feast of Christ the King, November 22, 2015

•Daniel 7:13-14 • Revelation 1:5-8 • Matthew 25: 31-46• Weekly Scripture Readings:Weekly Scripture Readings Today we conclude our liturgical year celebrating an anomaly — the feast of Christ the King.  Jesus never claimed to be a “king!” He asserted his … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 15, 2015

•Daniel 12: 1-3; Hebrews 10: 11-14, 18; Mark 13: 24-32• Weekly Scripture Readings: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time  November is a month of good memory and hope.  We remember and celebrate the Communion of Saints. One day all who have gone … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 8, 2015

So….this week I have no excuse for posting this late.  I just plainly forgot!  Sorry about that……Reyanna •1 Kings 17:10-16 • Hebrews 9:24-28 • Mark 12:38-44• Weekly Scripture Readings: 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Reports have disappeared from the front page … Continue reading

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Don’t put priests on a pedestal

This is a timely article when we consider all that is “going down” in the Vatican at the present moment with the latest round of “Vatileaks” and financial shenanigans.  Most of all that is happening, I think, can be parked … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Feast of All Saints, November 1, 2015

Sorry for the late posting but I was a bit indisposed.  I took a fall off a ladder…..only two steps up.  However, I landed on the edge of something hard that gave me a huge bruise on my back towards … Continue reading

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