Advent I

First Sunday in Advent The Gospel. St. Matthew 21. 1. At that time: When they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, and were come to Bethpage, unto the mount of Olives : then sent Jesus two disciples, saying unto them : Go into the village over against you, and straightway ye shall

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Advent – 2014

December is the month of the Holy Nativity as we prepare to celebrate the Christmas Feast.  Jesus whose birth we celebrate has promised to return in glory and so in hope we await Him for God keeps His promises to His people.  Within the month are two festival days honoring

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Thanksgiving – 2014

Thursday of this week we will all be enjoying a National Holiday as we celebrate Thanksgiving Day, this year, November 27th.  The 27th of November is also the feast of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal.  It would appear appropriate as well to offer thanks to God for this particular

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Trinity XXII

Trinity XXII The Gospel. St. Matthew 18 v. 21 At that time: Peter said unto Jesus: Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Till seven times? Jesus saith unto him: I say not unto thee, until seven times: but seventy times seven. Therefore is

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November 2014

Good Friends and Brothers: Just a reminder that the month of November is the month that we honor the Holy Souls, and of the good work in praying regularly for the departed which can be an act of true sacrifice on our part.  As Pope Francis reminded us in his

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Trinity XXI

Trinity XXI The Gospel. St. John 4:46 At that time: There was a certain nobleman, whose son was sick at Capernaum. When he heard that Jesus was come out of Judea into Galilee, he went unto him: and besought him that he would come down and heal his son; for

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Trinity XX

Trinity XX The Gospel. St. Matthew 22:1 At that time: Jesus said; The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son. And he sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding, and they would not come. Again,

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Trinity XVIII

Trinity XVIII The Gospel. St. Matthew XXII. 34. When the Pharisees had heard that Jesus had put the Sadducees to silence, they were gathered together. Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked him a question, tempting him, and saying, Master, which is the great commandment in the law?

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Trinity XVII

Trinity XVII The Epistle. Ephesians iv. 1. I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called, with all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing one another in love; endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond

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Trinitytide – 2014

From the Rector: As is obvious from our Ordo Kalendar, we have now entered the longest season of the Church year, also known as Trinitytide. We do so having completed a very busy series of liturgical events beginning with the celebration of the Incarnation of Our Lord at Christmas, followed

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