Category: Homilies

Fr. Mike Lagrimas’ Christmas Day Homily

Christmas Day | December 25, 2009 Christmas is for Everybody Jn 1:1-18 Merry Christmas! Nowadays this greeting is gradually being replaced with “Happy Holidays”, “Yuletide Greetings”, “Season’s Greetings.” But instead of harboring negative feelings about this, let us try to…

3rd Sunday of Advent December 13, 2009

Rejoice? What Do You Mean? Lk 3:10-18 The third Sunday of Advent is called “Gaudete Sunday.” “Gaudete” means “Rejoice!” This is the theme expressed by St. Paul in his Letter to the Philippians: “Rejoice in the Lord always!” The word…

2nd Sunday of Advent

Born to Die! Lk 3:1-6 One of the most popular pilgrimage sites in Jerusalem is the Wailing Wall. This wall is the only standing remnant of the magnificent Temple of Jerusalem totally destroyed by the Romans in the year 70…