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New Bedford, MA

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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 17, 2018

The Anger of Jesus – Jan 17 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  Fr Matthias explains that in today's Gospel Our Lord gives us the example of how a Christian should manage anger. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Anthony of Egypt - Mem Readings: Wednesday 2nd Week of…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 16, 2018

Called to be Fools for Christ – Jan 16 – Homily – Fr Alan

  The memorial of Franciscan protomartyrs St. Berard & Companions offers a good occasion to reflect on the spirit of martyrdom, necessary in all ages, and now more than ever, as Christian civilization…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 15, 2018

Rash Judgment, Disobedience Have a High Price – Jan 15 – Homily – Fr Terrance

  Fr. Terrance uses examples from today's Scripture readings to illustrate the devastating consequences of the sins of rash judgment and disobedience to God. Citing other scripture passages as well, Father shows the gravity…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 10, 2018

Jesus’ Power Over Devil – Jan 10 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  One of the big lies the devil tries to deceive us with is that he has more power over us than he actually does, whereas our victory over his temptations is guaranteed…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 9, 2018

The Devil Forced to Acknowledge Christ’s Authority – Jan 09 – Homily – Fr Alan

  Knowing that Jesus Christ is the Messiah is not the problem; accepting Him is what separates the good from the wicked. As we hear in today's Gospel, men and demons alike recognize…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 8, 2018

Eyes of Flesh or of Faith? – Jan 08 – Homily – Fr Terrance

  On the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Fr. Terrance compares and contrasts the way of seeing of believers and unbelievers. Christ is near us in today's liturgy. Ave Maria! Mass:…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 3, 2018

Using God’s Name In Vain – Jan 03 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  On the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus, Fr Matthias explains that the holiness of the Name of God demands we use it with love and reverence, not in vain or…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 2, 2018

Antichrist on Rise: Denies Father & Son – Jan 02 – Homily – Fr Alan

  Christ's beloved disciple John writes "against those who would deceive" us, teaching that "whoever denies that Jesus is the Christ" is "the liar," and "whoever denies the Father and the Son... is…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 1, 2018

Mary: Glories of Womanhood – Jan 01 – Homily – Fr Terrance

  On New Year's Day, the Church celebrates the glory of Mary, Mother of God. Fr Terrance explains some of her natural and supernatural glories and indicates how we can put into practice the…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 27, 2017

St. John, the “other” Christmas “baby” – Dec 27 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  Celebrating St. John during the Christmas Octave makes sense, considering John's relation to the Lord and to His Mother. Fr. Matthias explains that his characteristic spiritual childhood is the reason he was…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 26, 2017

Christmas Crimson: Blood of Protomartyr St. Stephen – Dec 26 – Homily – Fr Alan

  St. Stephen's martyrdom, which the Liturgy celebrates the very day after Christmas, offers insight into the relation of the Christian faith and martyrdom for the sake of Christ. Ave Maria! Mass: St.…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 25, 2017

Christmas Peace, Just a Confession Away – Dec 25 – Homily – Fr Terrance

  Fr. Terrance reflects on the difference between the way the world looks at Christmas and the way believers understand it. Christ's gift of peace is not for the world, but for people…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 20, 2017

Dec 20 – Homily – Fr Matthias: The Date of Christmas

  Is there any reason to think Christ was really born on December 25th? Here are three reasons. Ave Maria! Mass: Weekdays of Advent - Dec 20 Readings:  1st: Is 7:10-14 Resp: Ps 24:1-2,…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 12, 2017

Dec 12 – Homily – Fr Alan: Miracle of Guadalupe, Star of Evangelization

  Our Lady, Mediatrix of All Graces, worked a great missionary miracle at Guadalupe and left a miraculous image as a remembrance and sacramental that to this day brings many to Christ. Ave…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
December 11, 2017

Dec 11 – Homily: He Comes to Save Us. But, From What?

  With Jesus' arrival at Christmas, so too a new liberation is come for those who choose to follow Him. But we may ask: from what exactly does He liberate us? Today's Gospel helps…
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