Monthly Archives: November 2016

Two More Articles in Support of Amoris laetitia

Last week I posted two articles written in rebuttal to the 4 Cardinals’ demand that Pope Francis reply “yes” or “no” two 5 questions, or dubia, that they posed.  I also noted where I saw his replies and he is … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2016

•Isaiah 2: 1-5 + Romans 13: 11-14 + Matthew 24:36 – 44• Weekly Scripture Readings:First Sunday in Advent In early October many years ago, I drove through the Polebridge valley on the west side of Glacier Park. It was magnificent. The … Continue reading

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«To Have Courage and Prophetic Audacity»

The Jesuits just completed their General Congregation 36.  One of the things that representatives from each province gathered in Rome did, besides thinking about where the order needs to go given there is a Jesuit Pope, was to elect a … Continue reading

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“Certain replies to Amoris laetitia” and the fur is flying

Apparently, in September, 4 Cardinals–three retired and Crd Raymond Burke–issued a kind of ultimatum to Pope Francis in regard to Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhorataion,  Amoris laetitia (AL).  AL was written as the summation document of the two Synods of Bishops … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Interview with Avvenire

Click on the link below to read my translation of a recent interview Pope Francis did with the Italian newspaper Avvenire. Click HERE to access a pdf of the interview. In this interview, he mainly talks about the Jubilee Year … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Feast of Christ the King, November 20, 2016

Sorry for being late again, folks.  Old brain cells!…reyanna •2 Samuel 5:1-3 • Colossians 1:12-20 • Luke 23:35-43• Weekly Scripture Readings:34th Sunday in Ordinary Time Many global problems and issues face our world today. Most of us know, at least … Continue reading

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Alive with love: the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Although devotion to the Sacred Heart has had some really bad art connected to it, I have found it something that speaks to me since I was a young person. The images have been in my home and have been … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 13, 2016

•Malachi 3:19-20a • 2 Thessalonians 3:7-12 • Luke 21:5-19• Weekly Scripture Readings: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Apocalyptic literature conveys ideas or images about the end of the world and implies the obliteration of the cosmos.  I am disappointed with the results … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 25, 2016

Below is the “missing” homily from Fr. Jim that I did not have when I posted the group last week.  It is never too late to read his words!!  Enjoy…reyanna •Amos 6: 1-7 + 1 Timothy 6: 11-16 + Luke … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 6, 2016

•2 Maccabees 7: 1-2, 9-14 • 2 Thessalonians 2:16 – 3:5 • Luke 20: 27-38• What do you think happens to an individual when s/he dies?  How many of you believe in the concept or theory of “the immortality of the … Continue reading

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