December 24, 2014

Christmas Mass 2014

Introduction As a young priest I served as priest-secretary for Cardinal James Hickey, then the Archbishop of Washington. In that position, he was required to travel quite a bit & I enjoyed travelling with him. As it turned out, I didn’t have to join the Navy to see the world! On one occasion the Cardinal...
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Train gardens capture wonder of Christmas

Father Michael Carrion, pastor of Immaculate Heart of Mary in Baynesville, still pulls out the trains, trolleys and ceramic houses his father bought.
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Mary said “Yes!”

It's always incredible to me when I attend daily mass and hear a theme reinforced the following Sunday in other readings. It reminds me that Scripture is alive and well and can touch us deeply if we keep our hearts and minds open.For the fourth Sunday of Advent, we were
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