Sunday, February 12, 2017

Jesus tells us in today’s Gospel that He comes to fulfill the law of the Old Testament… And He does this with love. Back in His day, the Jewish Religious leaders taught the people that they had to follow hundreds of laws, to the exact letter… they took pride in how closely they followed these […]

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Holy Mary, Mother of God, Pray for Us!

Fr. Shields’ suggestion for a New Year’s resolution: “… to deepen your devotion to Mary, and strengthen your relationship with her. She will only lead you closer to her divine Son.” Homily – January 1, 2017 Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the […]

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Quality of Prayer

Fr. Baskar Anandan HGN The Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 23, 2016 | Reading   The quality of our prayer depends on our attitude. This is clearly evident in today’s gospel. The Jewish people had the custom of praying at 9:00 am, 12:00 pm and 3:00 pm. They also had morning and evening prayers […]

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Fr. James Singarayar 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time   Oct 23, 2016 | Luke 18:9-14   A few years ago, I came up with this definition of prayer: “Prayer is becoming aware of who I am in the presence of God.” I could even consistently explain the different forms of prayers within this definition: when […]

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PRAYER WINS THE BATTLE

  Fr. Baskar Anandan HGN The Twenty Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 16, 2016   Readings Prayer is one of the most wonderful things that we are provided with. It quenches our soul’s thirst for the divinity. It strengthens our spirit. It enhances and enriches our spiritual life with nourishment. It is not just […]

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Adversity – An Opportunity

Fr. Baskar Anandan The Twenty Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 9, 2016 | Readings Adversity is not liked by any of us. We try to get rid of it. “I exercise. I don’t smoke or take drugs. I watch what I eat. I get enough rest. I avoid stress. I limit my drinking to […]

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Reflection on Natural Family Planning

Fr. James Singarayar 28TH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME (10/09/16) | READINGS One of the main reasons Catholics fail to practice the NFP discipline is that they simply don’t understand the teaching. They have either failed to study what the teaching is all about or have had it explained poorly to them. He even calls it a […]

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Fr. James Singarayar 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time (10/02/16) | Readings At some point in time, most people experience a feeling that there is something greater than the concrete world we inhabit. Whether this feeling is inspired by a mystery of science, the awe inspiring view from a majestic mountaintop, or the energy experienced in connecting with […]

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The Mass: An Introduction, Trailer

The Mass: An Introduction is a four part series presented by the Archdiocese of Mobile in association with 4PM Media. The series features Archbishop Rodi with Fr. Victor Ingalls, Dr. Norman McCrummen, and Dr. Allison Meyer. The series asks four questions: 1) Why worship on Sundays? 2) Why a meal? 3) Why do we worship […]

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