Sunday School, The Holy Family, Cycle A
Dec30
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Sunday School, Fourth Sunday of Advent, Cycle A
Dec16
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Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 22, 2019
Dec16

Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 22, 2019

The Joyful Mystery of Christmas After four long weeks of waiting and preparation, the great and joyous feast of Christmas is well within reach. It is at Christmas that we celebrate the coming among us of God as man, and indeed as a “little tiny Child” and “poor youngling” (from the Coventry Carol). Truly “Emmanuel” (meaning God-with-us) makes His dwelling with us and thereby demonstrates just how much God loves us: to the point of...

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Sunday School, Third Sunday of Advent, Cycle A
Dec11
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Third Sunday of Advent, December 15, 2019
Dec11

Third Sunday of Advent, December 15, 2019

Rejoice in the Lord always!  This Sunday (Gaudete Sunday) the tone of the Liturgy begins to turn with great expectation toward the coming feast of the Birth of Our Lord Jesus.  This joyful hope comes up to the surface and even manifests itself in a different Liturgical color, “rose” (every priest wearies of it being called pink!).  I have been reflecting a lot on this week’s Anniversary of the Second...

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Sunday School, Second Sunday of Advent, Cycle A
Dec03
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Second Sunday of Advent, December 8, 2019
Dec03

Second Sunday of Advent, December 8, 2019

My Dear Brothers & Sisters in Christ, This past year those involved in diaconal formation have requested and received input with regard to the ongoing future of the Order of Deacons in the Diocese of Gallup. We are going to change how formation is accomplished. Beginning in the fall of 2020, we are going to seek, discern, evaluate, accept and start a single cohort of potential candidates for formation to serve our people as...

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