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The baptism of healing and protection

Third Sunday of Easter Fr. Anthony Brankin


I always wondered why we have Baptisms on Holy Saturday night. This year we had four, other years we have had up to fifteen and maybe thirty Confirmations and First Communions. But what is the connection between the Resurrection of Jesus on Easter Sunday and the Sacrament of Baptism? It […]

Must the Church’s ministers be angels?

Wednesday in the First Week of Lent Deacon Robert Banet

The Scarlet Letter

Yo, Charlie! What are you reading?

It’s a book by Hawthorne. The Scarlet Letter.

Ah yes. Read it years ago. You know his daughter joined the Church.

Oh? Did he follow her?

No. He said he would join except for one reason.


Why we need our Guardian Angels

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Anthony Brankin Gospel: Matt. 21:33-43 The stone which the builders rejected has become the cornerstone

Full homily text: We are celebrating the Feast of the Holy Guardian Angels and I think that the theme of Guardian Angels might help us understand our catechism family Mass.

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