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New Bedford, MA

Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 15, 2019

Time to Order Our Choices to Life – Jan 15 – Homily – Fr Alan

  In the homily for Tuesday of the 1st Week of Ordinary (Jan 15), Fr. Alan explains that we have a great choice to make in "the time of fulfillment," for "the Kingdom…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 14, 2019

Ordering Our Time to Holiness – Jan 14 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  On the occasion of the memorial of Franciscan missionary Blessed Odoric of Pordenone (Jan 14), Fr. Matthias reflects on the value of the liturgical time that begins today, "Ordinary Time. While we…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 13, 2019

Why Did Sinless Jesus Seek Baptism of Repentance? – Jan 13 – Homily – Fr Alan

  In the homily for the Baptism of the Lord (Jan 13), Fr. Alan explains that Jesus had no need for repentance. However, in obeying the will of His Father by submitting to John's…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 9, 2019

“Perfect Love Casts Out Fear” – Jan 09 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  In the homily for Wednesday after Epiphany (Jan 09), commenting on the first reading, Fr. Matthias explains that one who fears is not yet perfect in love, but before it becomes perfect,…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 8, 2019

Five Loaves for Five-thousand Men: How Jesus’ Grace Perfects Our Nature – Jan 08 – Homily – Fr Alan

In the homily for Tuesday after Epiphany (Jan 08), Fr. Alan relates the Gospel account of the multiplication of the loaves and fish to how Jesus works in us--taking our meager contribution, and…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 7, 2019

Repent: Prove Yourself Worthy of the Kingdom – Jan 07 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W

  On the Memorial of St. Raymond of Pennafort (Dominican, priest - Jan 07), Fr Maximilian relates the Gospel message of repentance to the life of St. Raymond and to our own call…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 2, 2019

Eternal Life Begins Here and Now – Jan 02 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  Fr Matthias gives the homily on Jan 02 (Memorial of Saints Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, Bishops and Doctors of the Church), explaining that Our Lord gives us nothing less than the…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 1, 2019

Mother of God, Bless Us with Peace in 2019 – Jan 01 – Homily – Fr Alan

    In the homily for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Jan 01), Fr. Alan explains some of the Catholic belief about the divine maternity: the Son of God regards Mary…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 26, 2018

St. Stephen, Praying for Persecuted Christians – Dec 26 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  On the feast of the Protomartyr, St. Stephen (Dec 26), Fr. Matthias reminds us in the homily that not everyone gets to celebrate the birth of Our Savior in the midst of…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 25, 2018

Christmas Manger, Mystery of Faith – Dec 25 – Homily – Fr Alan

  In the homily for Christmas Day (Dec 25) Fr. Alan talks about the relationship between the signs  of Our Savior’s birth and His work of Redemption that continues in the Holy Mass. That…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 24, 2018

Almost Here – Christmas, the Dawn of Eternal Light – Dec 24 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W

  In the homily for the last day of Advent (Dec 24), Fr. Maximilian looks at the prophecies contained in today's Scripture readings and explains the references to the "night" of sin that…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 17, 2018

Mary’s and Our Informed Consent to the Incarnation – Dec 17 – Homily – Fr Matthias

    Fr Matthias gives the homily on Dec 17 (first day of the "O Antiphon" propers of Advent), explaining that, like Our Lady, we have to strive to know and embrace the…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 10, 2018

Holy House of the Incarnation – Dec 10 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W

    On the Feast of Our Lady of Loreto (Dec 10), Fr Maximilian explains the meaning of this liturgical feast associated with the Holy House of Nazareth where the Incarnation of the…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 5, 2018

Holy Communion on the Tongue – Dec 05 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  In the homily today (Wednesday in the 1st Week in Advent, Dec 05), Fr. Matthias relates today's Gospel to Advent and to the miracle of transubstantiation. God who became Man remains with…
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