Category: Special Events

Labor Day

HOMILY for LABOR DAY 2022 (Gen 1:26-2:3; Ps 90; Mt 25:14-30) ************************************** The first reading from Genesis provided for this Labor Day fittingly portrays God at work at creating the universe. “Let us make man in our image” could indicate the Holy Trinity, but more likely this “Majestic plural,” the language that monarchs use, denotes […]


Commitment, Communication and Compassion (Proverbs 31:10-31; Ps 145:8-18; 1 Jn 3:18-24; Jn 17:20-23) ******************************************************** The summer for me has been a joyful focus on marriage: celebrating the 40thanniversary of Stan and Pauline Hood in Beauval at whose wedding I presided; celebrating the 50thanniversary of the Worldwide Marriage Encounter movement in Lombard, Illinois with 650 couples, […]

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