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Homily for Easter Vigil 2014

Homily by Deacon Paul Bezaire. Can you imagine for a minute how the women must have felt when they found the tomb empty? I want to be like the women at the tomb. I want to be excited about an encounter with the risen Lord and I want to tell everyone about it. The tomb…


Good Friday 2014

Homily by Fr. Bill Riegel CSB – Oddly, we call it GOOD FRIDAY. How is it possible that this one man who died tragically, could have an effect on the whole world? We gaze on the figure of the Christ Crucified and we are reminded of the incredible pain and brokenness of our world. But…


Homily for 3rd Sunday of Lent

Even speaking with the Samaritan woman at the well was a scandal. But Jesus was clearly showing everyone that we need to deal with people at the periphery of society. Pope Francis tells us this same message. Homily by Fr. Bill Riegel csb

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Rosary Chapel and Rectory Easter Hours

The Rectory office is closed from Thursday April 17th until Tuesday Apri1 22nd at 9am. Rosary Chapel is closed Good Friday, Holy Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday. It will reopen on Easter Tuesday.

Getting Ready for Your Holy Week Journey

Getting Ready for Your Holy Week Journey A practical guide for the days between Palm Sunday and the Resurrection Posts by Jake Martin ( When I returned to the Church in my late twenties, one of the things that became very important to me was fully investing in the liturgical year. As a child, any…


Saturday Evening Prayer

A number of the Basilian Lay Associates meet in Rosary Chapel Hall for Evening Prayer. We meet every Saturday afternoon at 4:15pm and conclude shortly before 4:45pm. We pray for all the Basilian Priests and most especially for Assumption Parish. All are welcome to join us.