The first miracle

Sunday, January 16th 2022 | By Rev. Michael P. Hanifin We have returned to Ordinary Time in the Liturgy Calendar and one noticeable change is that the vestment color the priests and deacons wear is now green. On the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, the Gospel reading is from the Gospel according to Saint John.…

Read More

One with his people

Sunday, January 9th 2022 | By Rev. Michael P. Hanifin This weekend we celebrate the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. As we celebrate this feast, we can study Jesus’ actions at the Jordan River as a powerful example of servant leadership. We see in Him a type of leadership that is characterized by…

Read More

The light of all nations

Sunday, January 2nd 2022 | By Rev. Michael P. Hanifin This Sunday we celebrate the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord. For centuries we as Catholics celebrated this Feast on January 6, but the decision was made several years ago (at least in the United States) to celebrate the Epiphany on the Sunday which…

Read More

Imitating the Holy Family

Sunday, December 26th 2021 | By Rev. Michael P. Hanifin We are less than a week away from Christmas Day. Our Blessed Mother takes center stage on this fourth Sunday of For four weeks of Advent, we celebrate the coming of the Lord into our hearts and at the end of time. After December 17th…

Read More

The Mother of our Savior

Sunday, December 19th 2021 | By Rev. Michael P. Hanifin We are less than a week away from Christmas Day. Our Blessed Mother takes center stage on this fourth Sunday of Advent, and fittingly so, as we draw near to the celebration of her Son’s birth. After our Lord Himself, Mary is our model and…

Read More