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2012 archive of Blog

2012 archive of Blog

History of the Infant of Prague Statue

Posted by Jim Miller on 12/22/12

History of the Infant Jesus of Prague

By Anders Wong

Introduction

The devotion to the Holy Child Jesus has long been a tradition of the Catholic Church for a very long time. This devotion is a veneration of our Lord's sacred Infancy. Many saints had a very strong devotion ... Read More »

Homily for December 16, 2012 (Third Sunday of Advent): Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Jim Miller on 12/16/12

December 16, 2012                     

Third Sunday of Advent

Psalm: Sunday 50

Reading 1Zep 3:14-18aResponsorial PsalmIs 12:2-3, 4, 5-6R. (6) Cry out with joy and gladness: for among you is the great and Holy One of Israel.Reading IIPhil 4:4-7GospelLk 3:10-18HOMILY

Today we reach what is traditionally known as “GAUDETE” Sunday, the ... Read More »

Homily for December 9, 2012 (Second Sunday of Advent): Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Jim Miller on 12/08/12

December 9, 2012

Second Sunday of   Advent

 

Reading 1:  Bar 5:1-9

Responsorial Psalm:  Ps 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6R. (3)  The Lord has done great things for us; we are filled with joy.

Reading II:  Phil 1:4-6, 8-11

Gospel: Lk 3:1-6

HOMILY

The school system in a large city ... Read More »

Homily for December 2, 2012: First Sunday of Advent: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Jim Miller on 12/01/12

 

December 2, 2012

First Sunday of Advent

Reading 1 Jer 33:14-16

Responsorial Psalm Ps 25:4-5, 8-9, 10, 14

R. (1b) To you, O Lord, I lift my soul. Reading 2 1 Thes 3:12-4:2

Gospel Lk 21:25-28, 34-36

Jesus said to his disciples:"There will be signs in the sun, the ... Read More »

Homily for November 25, 2012 (Solemnity of Christ the King): Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Jim Miller on 11/28/12

Solemnity of Christ the King—November 25, 2012

Reading 1Dn 7:13-14

Responsorial PsalmPs 93:1, 1-2, 5Reading IIRv 1:5-8

GospelJn 18:33b-37Pilate said to Jesus,"Are you the King of the Jews?" Jesus answered, "Do you say this on your ownor have others told you about me?" Pilate answered, "I am not a ... Read More »

Parish Truck for Sale

Posted by Jim Miller on 11/15/12

1996 Ford F250 4x4 auto. 82,888 miles. $7000. Blue. Power door locks and power windows, cruise, and A/C. 7'6" Meyer Plow, push button control salt spreader, tailgate mount wired with cab control box, newer tires, new battery, very good condition. Parish owned since 2001. Call the parish office for ... Read More »

Homily for November 11, 2012: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Jim Miller on 11/10/12

GospelMk 12:41-44Jesus sat down opposite the treasuryand observed how the crowd put money into the treasury. Many rich people put in large sums. A poor widow also came and put in two small coins worth a few cents.Calling his disciples to himself, he said to them,"Amen, I say to ... Read More »

Homily for November 4, 2012: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Jim Miller on 11/03/12

With the election just a couple of days off, I know I’m supposed to remain non-partisan, but . . . .I don’t know what I will do if President Obama is not re-elected.  He is our single best hope for America.  If he is not re-elected, it will be ... Read More »

Homily for October 14, 2012: Deacon David McGhee

Posted by Jim Miller on 10/30/12

28th Sunday, Ordinary Time, Year B, October 14, 2012 

The game of FOLLOW THE LEADER is familiar to all of us over 50 who grew up before the age of technology took over.  FOLLOW THE LEADER was a kids’ game in which each player tried to imitate the actions ... Read More »

Homily for October 28, 2012: Deacon David McGhee

Posted by Jim Miller on 10/30/12

30th Sunday, Ordinary Time, Year B, October 28, 2012

In your mind’s eye, picture this scene which could be happening in homes anywhere in the world at this very moment.  A father is carefully holding his baby.  His rough and calloused hands gently caress the child as he nestles ... Read More »

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