Here’s a little seen image of Mary, our Glorious Mother, located “behind the scenes” at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. As I’ve said, there are really three annunciations in the Gospels: to Zechariah, to Joseph, and the greatest annunciation of all, to our Blessed Mother Mary – and her response, “Be it done unto me according to thy word.”(more…)
The first coming of Christ was when He came to the world at the first Christmas in Bethlehem. It’s not something we can really “prepare” for because it’s already happened. What Christmas allows us to do is celebrate and rejoice the first coming of Christ in history. (more…)
On today’s Conversation with Cardinal Dolan, Father Dave Dywer and I discuss my memories of George H. W. Bush as well as Advent. Our special guests include Grammy-winner John Michael Talbot and Decided Excellence Catholic Media’s Tim Ferriter.
Here’s my homily from this morning. During Advent, we often hear the phrase “On that day.” Did you know in the Old Testament it actually refers to the first coming of Jesus, Christmas, and in the New Testament it refers to the second coming of Jesus at the end of time?
Here’s my homily from this morning. During Advent we celebrate the assurance that Jesus will come and be with His people. Today we also celebrate the Feast of St. Francis Xavier, who accepted the invitation of Jesus to come to him, but also the mandate to go teach all the nations