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Fatima and the vision of hell

Oct. 13, 2017 Deacon Robert Banet

You know, this is the hundredth anniversary of the appearance of Our Lady at Fatima.

Yes, I know.

What  blessing that it was for the whole world.

Yes, and especially for the three children.

That vision of hell must have been enough to make saints out of them.

You […]

We are judged on the merits of our lives

Second Sunday of Easter Fr. Anthony Brankin


The Sunday after Easter and the glow of from the Resurrection has not dimmed. Our meditations about the Resurrection of Jesus—the promise of life eternal, the hope of our own resurrection—the implications for our own lives have actually increased. God loves us so much that He would […]

Mercy is not some cheap routine, it requires justice

Fifth Sunday of Lent Fr. Anthony Brankin

I have to apologize. I know that this is the Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis. And I know that the Pope requested that every parish remain open on Friday for twenty-four hours of confession—kind of a festival of mercy. Well, I admit that we did […]