Today is the feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. This feast day is also the patronal feast day for the United States and therefore it’s a holy day of obligation. A little history about how this feast came about. It Originated in the seventh century and was called the “Feast of […]
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Thanksgiving Homily Thanksgiving Day November 27, 2014 Today our country gathers around many different types of tables filled with all sorts of food where we remember that many years ago early pilgrims gave thanks to God for what He had given them in this new land. I love this day! Even though it isn’t a […]
October 20th is the feast day of the founder of the Passionists, St. Paul of the Cross. Here is a link to the history of St. Paul of the Cross Also, a great video about St. Paul of the Cross.
This is a very beautiful feast where we recognize and honor our Guardian Angels. St. Bernard, Abbot in 458 spoke very clearly about Angels. He tells us that they will guard you in all of your ways. And he asks us to be devoted and grateful to such great protectors and to let us return […]
St Therese is the originator of “THE LITTLE WAY”, which is the way of those who are not rich and famous, and who want to serve God their loving father through their littleness and simplicity of life. In other words she knew that she was not capable of great sacrifices, or of doing great and […]
Dear Friends; “Blessed are you” are words from the famous Sermon on the Mount. These are words that can apply to all of you, too. I must say, as a Passionist priest, and having ministered here at Our Lady of Florida for the past eight years, I have found you to be truly living the […]