June 18, 2016

St. Josemaria Escriva, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption

I. Introduction A. I am delighted to welcome all of you to this venerable Cathedral as we celebrate (in anticipation of) the Feast Day of St. Josemaria Escriva, the founder and patron of Opus Dei. So many of you have come from near and far to celebrate this feast and to attest by your presence...
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12th Sunday C, Sisters of Charity Federation, Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

I. Introduction: Who Do You Say That I Am? A. Dear sisters and dear friends: Years ago, as a seminarian on the Mount that corresponds to this Valley, I was taking a final examination in the Christology course, a course that dealt with the identity and saving mission of Jesus. Among the many things that...
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