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Fr. George Roth

Jun 01 – Homily – Fr George: St. Angela Merici, First Saturday

Saturday, June 1st, 2013
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Homily #130601 ( 08min) Play – The first order of women to teach children were the Ursuline Franciscans, founded by St. Angela Merici, whose feast we celebrate today. Today is also the first Saturday of the month, and Father explains the urgency to spread the message of Fatima and the extraordinary graces Our Lady provides for attending the five first Saturdays of the month.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Angela Merici – 3rd Cl – Form: EF, Dilexisti
Readings: 
1st: 2co 10:17-11:2
Gsp: mat 25:1-13

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May 31 – Homily – Fr George: Mary, Queen of Heaven

Friday, May 31st, 2013
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Homily #130531 ( 12min) Play – Father explains the reasons for Mary’s elevation of Queen of Heaven and Earth, and then elaborates on how Our Lady, as Queen, is continually at war with Satan and his demons.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary – 2nd Cl – Form: EF,
Readings: 
1st: sir 24:5-31
Gsp: luk 1:26-33

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May 29 – Homily – Fr George: Joy In Suffering

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013
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Homily #130529 ( 09min) Play – Love of God teaches us how to suffer with joy. St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi was a Carmelite nun, mystic, and had such a love for Jesus that her motto was “To suffer and not to die.”
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi, Virgin – 3rd Cl – Form: EF, Dilexisti
Readings: 
1st: 2co 10:17-11:2
Gsp: mat 25:1-13

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May 28 – Homily – Fr George: St. Augustine the Apostle to England

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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Homily #130528 ( 11min) Play – The conversion of England in the 6th century was brought about by a monk who was sent on a seemingly dangerous mission by Pope St. Gregory the Great. Father recounts the great mission of the first Archbishop of Canterbury and founder of the English Church, St. Augustine of Canterbury.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Augustine of Canterbury, Bishop, Confessor – 3rd Cl – Form: EF, Sacerdotes Tui
Readings: 
1st: 1th 2:2-9
Gsp: luk 10:1-9

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May 27 – Homily – Fr George: Glory Of The Church In England

Monday, May 27th, 2013
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Homily #130527 ( 08min) Play – St. Bede “the Venerable” was a monk known for his great teaching and writing, as the “father” of English history, and is attributed for the designation “A.D.” He is the only native Englishman declared a Doctor of the Church.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Bede the Venerable, Confessor, Doctor – 3rd Cl – Form: EF, In Medio Ecclesiae
Commemoration: St. John I, Pope and Martyr
Readings: 
1st: 2ti 4:1-8
Gsp: mat 5:13-19

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May 26 – Homily – Fr George: A Simple Way To Understand Who God Is

Monday, May 27th, 2013
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Homily #130526 ( 29min) Play – To understand a little of Who God is, we simply need to have a little faith and see His hand in all the wonderful works of creation.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Feast of the Most Holy Trinity – 1st Cl – Form: EF, Benedicta Sit
Readings: 
1st: rom 11:33-36
Gsp: mat 28:18-20

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May 10 – Homily – Fr George: Use Your Talents For God

Friday, May 10th, 2013
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Homily #130510 ( 10min) Play – God has given us talents to use and not waste, but to multiply, like the great St. Antoninus “the Counselor”, bishop of Florence, and the martyrs of the early Church, Saints Gordius and Epimachius.

Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Antoninus, Bishop and Confessor – 3rd Cl – Form: EF, Statuit
Commemoration: Sts. Gordius and Epimachius, Martyrs
Readings: 
1st: sir 44:16-27, 45:3-20
Gsp: mat 25:14-23

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May 09 – Homily – Fr George: Jesus Led Captivity Captive

Friday, May 10th, 2013
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Homily #130509 ( 13min) Play – The ascension of Our Lord into heaven is proof that we can also enter into heaven. Father explains how Jesus led captivity captive, and how we are the spoils of Christ’s victorious redemption.

Ave Maria!
Mass: The Ascension of Our Lord – Ferial – Form: EF, Viri Galilaei
Readings: 
1st: act 1:1-11
Gsp: mar 16:14-20

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May 08 – Homily – Fr George: Mary, Mediatrix of All Graces

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
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Homily #130508 ( 14min) Play – All graces are given to the Blessed Virgin Mary, and all graces given to us come through Her. Father explains God’s plan of Her mediation in our salvation, Her presence throughout Scripture, and the importance of a declaration of a fifth Marian dogma. Please join in prayer and submit a petition to Rome at fifthmariandogma.com.

Ave Maria!
Mass: Blessed Virgin Mary, Mediatrix of all Graces – 2nd Cl – Form: EF, Adeamus Cum
Readings: 
1st: isa 55:1-1,5
Gsp: joh 19:25-27

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May 07 – Homily – Fr George: Rogation Tuesday

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
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Homily #130507 ( 10min) Play – On this second of three Rogation Days, we made a procession and chanted the Litany of the Saints on this beautiful day in May, to ask God to have mercy on us, protect us, and bless our land.

Ave Maria!
Mass: Rogation Days, Tuesday – Ferial – Form: EF, Exaudivit
Readings: 
1st: jam 5:16-20
Gsp: luk 11:5-13

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May 06 – Homily – Fr George: Rogare: “To Ask”

Monday, May 6th, 2013
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Homily #130506 ( 10min) Play – “Rogation Days” (Latin: “to ask”) are 3 days of prayer and petition to ask Our Lord for special protection and blessings on the land, instituted especially in times of tribulation and calamities. Father explains the dire need of prayers on our behalf and for our neighbors.

Ave Maria!
Mass: Rogation Days, Monday – Ferial – Form: EF, Exaudivit
Readings: 
1st: jam 5:16-20
Gsp: luk 11:5-13

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May 05 – Homily – Fr George: Belong Entirely to Her

Sunday, May 5th, 2013
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Homily #130505 ( 19min) Play – As we prepare for Our Lord’s ascension into heaven, Father explains the necessity of consecrating ourselves to Our Lady and belonging entirely to Her. Mary comes to our souls so that they, too, may give birth to Jesus in a world that is so much in need of Her now.

Ave Maria!
Mass: Fifth Sunday after Easter – Sunday – Form: EF, Vocem Iucunditatis
Readings: 
1st: jam 1:22-27
Gsp: joh 16:23-30

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May 04 – Homily – Fr George: St. Monica and St. Augustine: A Child of Many Tears

Saturday, May 4th, 2013
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Homily #130504 ( 09min) Play -St. Monica, mother of St. Augustine, was told by a bishop that “A child of so many tears cannot be lost.” After persevering in prayer for 26 years, she has the joy of seeing her son converted from a life of sin and heresy. Let us follow her great example of perseverance in prayer as we also weep for those we love.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Monica, Widow – 3rd Cl – Form: EF, Cognovi
Readings: 
1st: 1ti 5:3-10
Gsp: luk 7:11-16

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May 03 – Homily – Fr George: The Light of the Holy Spirit

Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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Homily #130503 ( 08min) Play

The liturgy is preparing us for the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. Let us call
upon the Holy Spirit to enlighten us today as we face a confused world and widespread apostasy in the Church.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Fourth Sunday after Easter – Ferial – Form: EF, Cantate Domino
Readings: 
1st: jam 1:17-21
Gsp: joh 16:5-14

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May 02 – Homily – Fr George: Athanasius Contra Mundum

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013
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Homily #130502 ( 10min) Play

St. Athanasius defended orthodoxy during a time when heresy was more common  than the Catholic Truth, and triumphed, but only after much suffering. We too are suffering from what the Fatima seer Lucia called “diabolical disorientation,” surrounded the modern errors of abortion, contraception, religious indifferentism, the homosexual movement, and more. Let us pray for God to raise up bright and bold lights such as St. Athanasius for our own age.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Athanasius, Bish, Conf, and Doctor – Catholic Encyclopedia – SQPN – CRISIS – 3rd Cl – Form: EF, In Medio Ecclesiae
Readings: 
1st: 2co 4:5-14
Gsp: mat 10:23-28

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