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Fr. Tom

From Fr. Tom

Welcome to the season of “epiphanies.” In these days the Liturgy shows us God’s revelation of Jesus as the Messiah to the shepherds, the Magi, King Herod, John the Baptist, and those gathered around John at the Jordan. This week, the first weekend of ordinary time, we are at a wedding where Jesus reveals Divine…

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Happy Epiphany Feast! On this first Sunday of the New Year 2022 we come to celebrate The Epiphany of our Lord Jesus Christ. The Greek word Epiphany (επεεεεεεε), means appearance or manifestation. First, the angels revealed Jesus to the shepherds. In the Western Church, the Feast of the Epiphany celebrates Jesus’ first manifestation to the…

From Fr. Tom

Merry Christmas, Wesolych Swiat, Feliz Navidad…! This Christmas of 2021, right now, God is speaking to the heart of each one of us! Whether we have been regular and faithful in taking part in weekly mass receiving the Eucharist, in praying daily, and in being His witness every day, or whether we have not been…

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Happy Fourth and last Sunday of Advent! Today’s readings remind us that Jesus is reborn every day in ordinary people living ordinary lives, who have the willingness to respond to God’s call and the openness to do God’s will. They suggest that Christmas should inspire us to carry out God’s word as Mary, in perfect,…

From Fr. Tom

Welcome to the Third Sunday of Advent. Today is called “Gaudete” Sunday because today’s Mass begins with the Entrance Antiphon, “Gaudete in Domino semper” (“Rejoice in the Lord always”). Today we light the rose candle of the Advent wreath, and the priest may wear rose vestments to express our communal joy in the coming of…