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Third Sunday of Advent Homily 2014 (Reconciliation)

Posted by Fr. Matthew Strickenberger on 12/28/14

In this season on preparation, John the Baptist tell us that part of what we need to do to prepare is Penance.  Well, the mere mention of that is usually when the heads go down and the scowls start to appear….

                                 

What a gift we have in the ... Read More »

Second Sunday of Advent Homily 2014

Posted by Fr. Matthew Strickenberger on 12/28/14

          I haven't seen it on tv for a while, but there's an old Hebrew National Hot Dog commercial that promotes their kosher hotdogs with a tag line at the end of the commercial that says, 'we answer to a higher power.'

 

          If it applies to a ... Read More »

First Sunday of Advent Homily 2014

Posted by Fr. Matthew Strickenberger on 12/28/14

Waiting is a natural part of life it seems.  We all have to do it - and for the most part, none of us like it.  It's an annoyance, it's a waste of time, it stands in the way of what we really need to be doing. 

          We ... Read More »

The Bells, The Bells!

Posted by Fr. Matthew Strickenberger on 11/25/13

Well, needless to say, they aren't done yet!!!

I just placed a call to the company: one person told me they shipped in October, another said they were already fixed, and a third told me they will leave the factory on December 1st.......ding, ding-a-ling.....

So here is hoping for the latter, and ... Read More »