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Just Beginning Lent

By Fr. Jeff | 02/25/2012

We began our yearly celebration of the season of Lent this week on February 22nd.  During Lent, we abstain from meat on Fridays and Ash Wednesday.  We give up something for Lent.  We fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. …

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Do You Let Jesus Forgive You?

By Fr. Jeff | 02/19/2012

Here is my homily for today. 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Isaiah 43:18-19, 21-22, 24b-25 2 Corinthians 1:18-22 Mark 2:1-12 February 19, 2012 Isaiah is speaking in the first reading to the people who have been held in…

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Why Do We Have “Lent”?

By Fr. Jeff | 02/13/2012

On February 22nd, we will begin our season of Lent for 2012.  Lent is a time of preparation to help us prepare for the celebration of the Easter Triduum.  Lent has origins in a retreat period for the catechumens in the…

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Who Is Jesus To You and What Do You Seek From Him?

By Fr. Jeff | 02/06/2012

Here is the prepared text for my homily for this past weekend. 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Job 7:1-4, 6-7 1 Corinthians 9:16-19, 22-23 Mark 1:29-39 February 5, 2012 Today’s gospel is just 12 verses but it tells…

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Freedom to Believe

By Fr. Jeff | 02/01/2012

If you follow the Catholic News in America, then by now you have probably heard about the new federal mandate to require all health insurance plans to cover sterilization, contraception, and abortifacients as preventative health care.  Here in the Diocese…

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