|Sun, 01/01/2017||Rev. Msgr. Donald Enzweiler||
Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of God
“2016 was unmerciful.”
These are not my words.
I’m quoting from yesterday’s newspaper.
This is the caption on the top of page p. 2B.
“2016 was unmerciful. It was surreal.
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|Fri, 12/30/2016||Rev. Msgr. Donald Enzweiler||
The Holy Family of Jesus Mary and Joseph
Jesus Christ begins his mission within the context of the family.
Divine salvation is first brought to his family, his home.
By his presence, his obedience, his deference, his cooperation…
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|Thu, 12/29/2016||Rev. Msgr. Donald Enzweiler||
5th Day in the Octave of Christmas
We live in a society with a short attention span. We live in a culture that wants to be entertained.
The child Jesus has been born. We’ve attended Christmas Mass.
We’ve exchanged gifts... Read more
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|Tue, 12/27/2016||Rev. Msgr. Donald Enzweiler||
Feast of Saint John the Apostle and Evangelist
St. John the Evangelist is symbolized by the eagle.
The eagle soars high above the earth, close to the sun.
As author of the fourth gospel, John moves beyond the story of Jesus’ life,
he moves... Read more
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|Mon, 12/26/2016||Rev. Msgr. Donald Enzweiler||
Feast of Saint Stephen
Last night I took a moment to browse through the posts
on a popular internet social media sight.
Many of them included pictures.
The predominant theme of these Christmas posts:
“Look at my... Read more
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|Sat, 12/24/2016||Rev. Msgr. Donald Enzweiler||
4th Week of Advent
God has built us a house to live in.
…not this church. This church is the house we have built for God.
And we would be wise to take to heart the caution Samuel voices to King David.
It doesn... Read more
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