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Shrine, La Crosse, WI

Oct 12 – Homily – Fr Peter: Visitation

Sunday, November 24th, 2013
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Homily #131012l ( 19min) Play - For the homily for our 2013 Marian Symposium at Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine in La Crosse, WI, Fr. Peter talks on the Gospel reading of the Visitation of Mary to St. Elizabeth and points out that it is Mary’s great belief in God and His promise which merited the blessing to be the Mother of God.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Saturday 27th Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: joe 4:12-21
Resp: psa 97:1-2, 5-6, 11-12
Gsp: luk 11:27-28

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Video – Timelapse – Variety 236: Star Timelapse Above Our Lady of Guadalupe

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013
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Variety #236 – ( 01min) >>> Play

Ave Maria!

At Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine in La Crosse, Wisconsin there is an outdoor pro-life shrine and this is the fountain statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe holding infant children.

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Today’s Photo: Back Pew View

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

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Just taking it all in…there’s a time to sit in the front pew and a time to sit in the last pew.

Sep 13 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Be Merciful

Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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Homily #120913l ( 11min) Play – Fr. Jacinto on how we must be merciful just as also Our Father is merciful. In this way we will become children of God, growing in holiness and spreading His peace throughout the world.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. John Chrysostom – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Thursday in the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time
1st: 1co 8:1-7, 11-13
Resp: psa 139:1-3, 13-14, 23-24
Gsp: luk 6:27-38

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Sep 12 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Mary a Name of Devotion

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
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Homily #120912l ( 10min) Play – Fr. Jacinto preaches on the Holy Name of Mary and how it realtes to the her birthday that we celebrated eight days earlier and how it was instituted in thanksgiving for the victory over the invading Turks at Vienna in  1683. He describes the meaning of Mary and how it relates to devotional life.
Ave Maria!
Mass: The Most Holy Name of Mary – Memorial – Form: OF
Readings: Wednesday in the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time
1st: 1co 7:25-31
Resp: psa 45:11-12, 14-15, 16-17
Gsp: luk 6:20-26

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Sep 11 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Scandal of Division

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
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Homily #120911l ( 08min) Play – Fr. Jacinto preaches on the first reading about rumors and in-fighting which where causing scandal among Christians and non-Christians. He exhorts us to keep this in mind since we have division in our Church that seem to be growing. We need to be able to remedy our disputes internally and amenably without airing them publicly.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Tuesday in the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1co 6:1-11
Resp: psa 149:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 9
Gsp: luk 6:12-19

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FiNews – On Bluffs Above La Crosse Shrine

Friday, October 14th, 2011

A view from rim of bluffs above the shrine and friary in La Crosse, WI.

The messy Mississippi. (more…)

Oct 14 – Homily – Fr Peter Fehlner: Beware of the Yeast

Friday, October 14th, 2011
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Homily #111014l ( 09min) Play – Fr. Peter preaches on the Gospel where Our Lord tells His disciples to beware of the yeast of the Pharisees. Father explains that this is using their position of religious authority to promote themselves. We should beware of this but we should not be fearful in the face of any persecution because God will give us the ultimate victory.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Friday 28th Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings:

1st: rom 4:1-8
Resp: psa 32:1-2, 5, 11
Gsp: luk 12:1-7

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Oct 13 – Homily – Fr Peter Fehlner: Ten Commandments and Mary

Friday, October 14th, 2011
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Homily #111013l ( 11min) Play- From the days reading Fr. Peter Fehlner preaches on the Ten Commandments and how we should do what is right and avoid doing what is wrong. Right and wrong needs to be determined by objective criterion, based on Christian teaching. By doing so we can begin to follow in the footsteps of Jesus and Mary.

Ave Maria!

Mass: Thursday 28th Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings:

1st: rom 3:21-29
Resp: psa 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Gsp: luk 11:47-54

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Aug 10 – Homily – Rev. John Coughlin, OFM – St. Lawrence, Spiritually Fruitful

Friday, August 26th, 2011
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Homily #110810l ( 11min) Play – On August 10 Rev. John J. Coughlin, OFM preaches at the Guadalupe Shrine at La Crosse on the occasion of the Canon Law Conference on how to be spiritually fruitful. We do this by hating that part of ourselves which is selfish and loving that part that is the image of the Triune God which is self-sacrificing. This is exemplified by none other than Jesus Christ, God the Son and imitated by the martyr St Lawrence, on who’s feast day this homily was given.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Lawrence – Feast – Form: OF
Readings:

1st: 2co 9:6-10
Resp: psa 112:1-2, 5-6, 7-8, 9
Gsp: joh 12:24-26

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Jul 28 – Homily – Fr Angelo: Treasures Old and New

Thursday, August 4th, 2011
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Homily #110728l ( 05min) Play – Fr. Angelo preaches on the days Gospel where Our Lord tells a parable about how the kingdom of God is like a “head of a household who brings from his storeroom both the new and the old.” Father relates this to the interior life of our own souls where we let God dwell within us and put God first in our lives.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Thursday 17th Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings:

1st: exo 40:16-21, 34-38
Resp: psa 84:3, 4, 5-6, 8, 11
Gsp: mat 13:47-53

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Aug 01 – Homily – Fr Peter Fehlner: Alphonsus Saint of a Difficult Time

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
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Homily #110801l ( 12min) Play – On the feast of St. Alphonsus de Ligouri, a Doctor of the Church, Fr. Peter preaches on how even in the worst of times that prevail in the Church prior to major persecutions there are always great saints and doctors. This is the case in the 1700′s, just prior to the bloody French Revolution when St Alphonsus lived.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Monday 18th Week of Ordinary Time

1st: num 11:4-15
Resp: psa 81:12-13, 14-15, 16-17
Gsp: mat 14:13-21

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Aug 02 – Homily – Fr Peter Fehlner: St. Mary of the Angels and Indulgences

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
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Homily #110802l ( 11min) Play – On the feast of St. Mary of the Angels Fr. Peter Fehlner explains the importance of the Portiuncula Chapel in Assisi where St. Francis started his order and saw it grow. Father explains this in relation to the plenary indulgence that the Pope gave to the chapel. He also mentions the indulgence given to the church where Father was preaching at the National Shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe where a plenary indulgence can be received on several occasions during the year.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Our Lady of the Angels of the Portiuncula – Feast – Form: OF
Readings:

1st: sir 24:1-4, 16, 22-24
Resp: psa 34:5, 7, 9-10, 18-19
2nd: gal 4:3-7
Gsp: luk 1:26-33

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Jul 31 – Homily – Fr Peter Fehlner: The Church the New Jerusalem

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011
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Homily #110731l ( 13min) Play- Fr. Peter on the third anniversary of the dedication of National Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe preaches on the heavenly Jerusalem, the new Jerusalem, the Church, the woman of Chapter 12 of the book of Revelation which is prefigured by Our Lady.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Common of the Dedication of a Church – Form: EF, Terribilis
Readings:

1st: rev 21:2-5
Gsp: luk 19:1-10

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Jul 31 – Homily – Raymond Cardinal Burke: Third Anniversary Dedication of Shrine Church

Monday, August 1st, 2011
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Homily #110731ls ( 17min) Play-

His Eminence Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke preaches at the 3rd Anniversary of the dedication of the main church at the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe of which he is the founder. He focuses how the Lord dwells with us and the importance of places of worship which reflects the fact that Christ is God made man and dwells in a special way in our churches in the Holy Eucharist.  He relates this in particular to the request that Our Lady made to Bishop Zumarraga through St. Juan Diego to build a chapel. He exhorts us to make our hearts, homes and churches a dwelling place for Our Lord.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Dedication of a Church – Form: OF
Readings:
Ezekiel 43:1-2, 4-7
Ephesians 2:19-22
Luke 19:1-10

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