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God becoming man puts the Christmas eve into our lives

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

Photo of Fr. Brankin. Go to Fr. Brankin's bioChristmas, Sun., Dec. 25, 2011
Fr. Anthony Brankin
Gospel: Luke 2:1-14 “You will find a babe wrapped in swaddling cloths”

(Full sermon text) If you are like me, there is at least one Christmas in your memory that stands out as the reference point for every Christmas. This is the one that you remember as most beautiful, most full of joy. This is the Christmas that holds the key to all your future Christmases. And actually I mean Christmas Eve.

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For me that special Christmas Eve happened when I was about eight. We were not a wealthy family at all. We lived in a bungalow just like the ones here in Berwyn. It was pretty normal—I think. Of course with five children, there were fights, and teasing and bickering. Continue Reading…

Politicans climb their way to the top over aborted babies' bodies

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Fr. Anthony Brankin Third Sunday of Ordinary Time, Jan. 23, 2011
Fr. Anthony Brankin
Gospel: Matt 4:12-23. “I will make you fishers of men.”
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Summary: This weekend is the commemoration of the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing 50 million aborted baby deaths. There will be protests of hundreds of thousands of people in Washington, D.C. In Chicago, citizens won”t have a good choice in their vote for mayor. Carol Moseley Braun has criticized Rahm Emanuel for not being strongly pro-abortion. Emanuel has responded by reaffirming his belief in abortion. The new crime in America is not favoring abortion.

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