Browsing the January 2018 archive of Father Hager Homilies

Epiphany January 7th, 2018

Posted by Patti Kehoe on 1/11/18

Feast of the Epiphany 2018

      In December of 1968 three of our astronauts were scheduled to make the first flight around the moon.  The whole world was watching.  A few weeks before blast-off the Federation of British Astrologers made a gloomy prophecy.  They predicted that the space ... Read More »

Christmas

Posted by Patti Kehoe on 1/11/18

Just being in the presence of a little child, what it does for us!  We all have noticed how young children love to hold and play with a baby.  They love to feed a child younger than themselves.  Little girls test out their skill as Momma and are so ... Read More »

Christmas Eve Vigil Mass

Posted by Patti Kehoe on 1/11/18

     On this Holy Eve, where there was a promise, now comes the prize, where there was labor, now rest, where there was despair, now hope.  Previously the way, now we are at last home.

          The heralds of the Divine Promise came to us, but they gave us ... Read More »

Third Sunday in Advent-December 17th, 2017

Posted by Patti Kehoe on 1/11/18

      

     When there is any special solemnity or feast day coming up on the Church’s calendar, the Church wisely sets aside time in which to prepare for it.  The scriptures speak of it, the color of the vestments change, the liturgy changes, even the season ... Read More »

Feast of Mary the Mother of God-January 1st, 2018

Posted by Patti Kehoe on 1/11/18

     January 20, 1961, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States, he was the first Catholic ever to attain that high office.  Present at the inauguration was the entire Kennedy clan, with his mother in a place of honor.  At the moment when John Kennedy ... Read More »