Latest Homilies and Reflections

December 14th – Third Sunday of Advent

MORE THAN DISCIPLES Each of today’s four scriptural roles—disciple, prophet, apostle, herald—forms a facet of our life in Christ as we live it day by day. Isaiah tells us that a prophet is anointed, as we were anointed at our baptism in water and the Spirit, to bring glad tidings and to promote God’s reign…

December 7th – Second Sunday of Advent

Both Isaiah and Peter had the task of comforting and encouraging their communities during times of exile. The Israelites were in geographic exile from Israel; to them this was, in effect, the same as being in exile from their God. The early Christians, following the Resurrection, expected an immediate return of Christ in glory; they,…

November 30th – First Sunday of Advent

“Watch!” This word occurs three times in today’s Gospel passage. Moreover, it is placed at significant points: the beginning, the center, and the end. Though this is technically a parable, it is quite short (four verses). The threefold repetition of “watch” leaves no doubt as to what the story is about. We often think of…

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Christmas Information

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Chapel Hours

Over the Christmas period, Rosary Chapel will have limited hours. The Chapel will be closed from December 24th to December 28th. It will be open on December 29th from 7:30am to 8pm with morning Mass at 8am. It will be open on December 30th from 7:30am to 8pm, with Mass at 12:10pm. It will be…

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Office Hours

The office will close at noon on December 23rd and reopen at 9am on January 5th.

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Merry Christmas From The Parish Staff!

THE BASILIAN FATHERS AND PARISH STAFF WISH YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES THE PEACE AND JOY THAT IS INDEED THE GIFT OF THIS MOST HOLY AND JOYFUL SEASON. “GOD BLESS US EVERYONE!”