October 9, 2016

Confirmation Mass; Basilica of the Assumption

I. Introduction A. What a joy to celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation with you and for you this afternoon. Present in this Basilica, the oldest Cathedral in the United States, is a diverse group of people, ranging from ages 15 to 78. But no matter how young or how old you are, what happens to...
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28th Sunday C; Installation of Fr. Ray Harris; 140th Anniversary of Holy Family

I. Introduction A. Thank you, dear friends, for your warm applause for Father Harris on this day of his installation as your pastor, here at Holy Family Parish. We do this on the occasion of the 140th anniversary of this parish, a history which actually stretches back even further to the 1850’s. Suffice it to...
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Pope announces 17 new cardinals, including three from U.S.

Pope Francis will conclude the Year of Mercy by creating 17 new cardinals, including three from the United States.
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