February 21, 2015

First Sunday of Lent

A Season of Joy? Welcome to Lent! A friend of mine recently told me that Lent is her most un-favorite season in the Church’s year. “Why?” I asked, leading with my chin. “It’s so darn gloomy,” she answered, “it’s forty days of misery! “The drab vestments, all the talk about temptation and sin, giving up...
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Rite of Election 2015

Introduction Let me begin by saying how happy I am to see all of you here this afternoon, those of you who are prepared to be baptized at the Easter Vigil, those of you who are already baptized but now embracing the fullness of the faith, as well as those of you who are finding...
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