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Reflection for the Third Sunday of Advent [A]

Third Sunday of Advent (A), December 15, 2013By Msgr. Bernard BourgeoisIsaiah 35:1-6a, 10; Psalm 146; James 5:7-10; Matthew 11:2-11"Be patient, brothers and sisters,until the coming of the Lord." (Jas 5:7)Advent coincides with one of the busiest time...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 5, 2016

Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Advent, December 11, 2016, Year A (Gaudete Sunday)

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)“Are you the one who is to come, or do we look for another?”As you live out life as a Christian, trying to make the life of Jesus a reality in your own life, many...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 4, 2016

The Jesse Tree

Jesse Trees are a very old Christmas tradition dating from medieval times. They are used to tell the story of the Bible from creation to the Birth of Christ. Depictions of the Tree of Jesse are based upon the prophecy of Isaiah 11:1-2:But a shoot sha...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 4, 2016

The Christmas Anticipation Prayer

Beginning on the feast day of Saint Andrew the Apostle, November 30th, the following prayer is traditionally recited fifteen times a day until Christmas. This meditative petition helps us to increase our awareness of the real focus of Christmas and t...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 3, 2016

3 Ways to Pray for a Christmas Gift From God

Now God has us where He wants us, with all the time in this world and the next to shower grace and kindness upon us in Christ Jesus. Saving is all His idea, and all His work. All we do is trust Him enough to let Him do it. It's God's gift from s...
by God Mission Possible on Dec 2, 2016

Advent Celebrates Two Comings: The Incarnation and the Last Judgment

As we all know the four weeks before Christmas, also known as Advent, is a time of preparation and anticipation. We prepare our hearts and our souls to welcome Christ anew, remembering how God became man 2,000 years ago in Bethlehem. Nativity scenes...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 1, 2016

Warriors in the name of the Cross

" God wants ! " The appeal launched by Pope Urban II in 1095 has a tremendous impact. Both nobles and poor people no longer endure the thought that the Holy City to be violated by infidels.It was concordIn Europe, the tradition of pilgrimages began t...
by Potent Scientia Est on Nov 23, 2016

Seeking the Common Good with Humility & Perspective

Introductory Note I preached the following sermon at First UMC-Edcouch & First UMC-Lyford on October 23, 2016. Original title: “Nations, Rulers, & the God of All.” Texts: Daniel 11:36-12:4 & Galatians 3:23-29. I am a political junkie...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Oct 23, 2016

Fr. Irvin's Homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 11, 2016, Year C

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Is there a more familiar parable of Jesus than this one? Hardly! You know it well with the younger son treating his father as if he were dead and demanding his share o...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Sep 5, 2016

Fr. Irvin's Homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 4, 2016, Year C

Christ offered Himself unto death for our salvation. We are to "hate" ourold lives, renouncing all the earthly things we rely upon, to follow Him.   Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s re...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 31, 2016

Homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 4, 2016, Year C

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, Connecticut(Click here for today’s readings) About 3,350 years ago an Egyptian Pharaoh named Akhenaten decided to make worship of the Sun God the only...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 28, 2016

The Passion of Saint John the Baptist

August 29th, the Church celebrates the passion of Saint John the Baptist. He was the cousin of Jesus, the son of Elizabeth and Zachariah, and the nephew of the Blessed Virgin Mary. John heralds Christ in his miraculous birth and his ministry as preac...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 28, 2016

LDS Tools Latest Android APK Free Download

LDS Tools (Latest Version) is a Android App developed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is a Books & Reference kind of App with lots of features listed. This App already downloaded around 1,000,000 - 5,000,000 times from init...
by Android APKs on Aug 25, 2016

-Archaeology: First Century Synagogue Ruins Confirm New Testament Accounts

The discovery of a rural synagogue in Galilee dating from the 1st century lends support for the New Testament accounts of Jesus teaching in synagogues. For years scholars have doubted those accounts since it was hard to believe that a Jewish rabbi wo...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Aug 23, 2016

Fr. Butler's Homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 28, 2016, Year C

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, Connecticut(Click here for today’s readings)I lived a total of twenty-three years outside of the USA, mostly in an international community of Europeans,...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 22, 2016

Homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 28, 2016, Year C

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)“Well, Father,” I was asked, “what’s wrong with being proud of yourself? Aren’t we supposed to have some pride? Why are we supposed to be humble – what goo...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 21, 2016

Memorial of the Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

August 22, 2016Having observed the Feast of the Assumption of Mary on August 15th, when Christ took Mary up into heaven, we now celebrate her Queenship over all creation. It is important to distinguish between the Ascension of our Lord who rises to h...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 21, 2016

[Update] Satanist Behind 'Black Mass' on Desecration of Virgin Mary Statue: "Part of Our Religion is to Have Our God Attack Other Gods"

Warning: The following is truly stomach turning. In April, we told you that a Satanic group is set to verse a "black mass" at the Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall this August. Now, the satanist behind it claims the event is meant to be educ...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 16, 2016

Evolutionary Paradox: Why Be Good Without God?

Darwin did not teach us to be good. Joel Kontinen Animals often eat others instead of helping them, though we can occasionally see glimpses of a very different kind of world that reminds us of the Garden of Eden. Seen against this background,...
by Joel Kontinen on Aug 13, 2016

Police and Black Protestors - The Unnecessary Divide

The clashes between police and black protestors have riveted the nation.  Young black men have lost their lives at the hands of police and police have lost their lives in retaliation.  As a result charges of racism have been thrown back and...


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