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Bp. Rice: Mary, Mother of God

The following is the prepared text of the homily delivered by Bishop Edward Rice at a Midnight Mass for the feast of Mary, Mother of God, January 1, 2016 at Holy Redeemer in Webster Groves. Another year has passed into eternity and another year is about to unfold.  This becomes Read More

Fr. Vien: Choose Christ

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time – B  (2015) We all make decisions every day, and don’t think much of it.  We decide what to wear or what to eat for lunch.  But some decisions, like moving or taking a new job or deciding if this is the right person to Read More

Archbishop Carlson: Mass for Peace and Justice

Archbishop Robert Carlson delivered the following homily at a Mass for Peace and Justice at the Cathedral Basilica on August 9th, 2015, to commemorate the beginning of the events we call “Ferguson” with the death of Michael Brown. During the Mass, members of the newly-established Peace and Justice Commission of Read More

Fr. Samson: Do not think like the world does…

A homily by Rev. Charles Samson, 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Saint Ambrose Church “Do not comport yourselves as the Gentiles do…but rather, be renewed in the spirit of your mind.” …or, if we had to update Paul’s language to contemporary English, he might say: “Do not think like the Read More

Fr. Auro: Our Lady and the Beatitudes

Saturday, July 11th through Sunday, July 19th, 2015 the Discalced Nuns of the Carmel of St. Joseph held their 67th annual novena to Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Each night included a rosary, benediction, and Mass offered by Fr. Fadio Auro. On the Carmelite website, meditationsfromcarmel.com, you can listen to Read More

Fr. Gerber: You Are Not Alone

When I entered the seminary, people would often ask me, “Aren’t you going to be lonely?” No wife or kids, a parish out in the country—won’t you be lonely? Little did they know that my schedule would be occupied by invitations to parishioners’ homes and to huge parties in my Read More