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Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

Isaiah 49:3, 5-6; 1 Corinthians 1:1-3; John 1:29-34 A few years ago, the contemporary Christian music band Carrolton released a song entitled: Made for This. It was so popular that NBC used it to promote its coverage of the 2018...

Baptism of the Lord

Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Matthew 3:13-17 Have you ever wanted to travel in a time machine? I think it would be fascinating to go back in history and witness events as they happened. It would be exciting to go forward...

Epiphany of the Lord

Isaiah 60:1-6; Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12 A couple of years ago, in late August, we in Chicago and other parts of North America experienced a total eclipse of the sun. You may remember it. In the middle of the day,...

Feast of the Holy Family

Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14; Colossians 3:12-21; Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23 If you had to pick two or three words to describe your family, what would they be? Big, small, funny, serious, loud, quiet, loving, united, divided, interesting,...