Browsing the December 2014 archive of Saint Anselm Blog

Christmas Homily 2014

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 12/24/14

Christmas Eve 2014 Homily


A few years ago you may remember a protest movement called

Occupy Wall Street; there was also Occupy Seattle; Occupy Boston; Occupy London; Occupy Sao Paulo… Whatever your political take on this movement, it’s likely that the verb OCCUPY is a word you’ll remember ... Read More »

The Living Manger

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 12/22/14

Today, the sheep and the goats arrived in our living manger.  Many thanks to the folks who helped to organize the visit of our animal friends to our manger scene.  Also, many thanks to all of the families who have volunteered to help feed, water, and clean up the ... Read More »

The Fourth Sunday of Advent-HELP NEEDED!

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 12/16/14

This coming weekend, the Fourth Sunday of Advent, our parish community will be commissioning all of our Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist at all of the Masses.  These dedicated men and women have been trained, and formed in their faith, and are faithful ministers of Holy Communion at our ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Advent/Collection for Retired Religious

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 12/06/14

On the Third Sunday of Advent, each year, we do something special in the life of St. Anselm parish....we take up a special collection.  You know that as part of our Stewardship Practices that we don't usually take up second or "special" collections.  However, each year we have a ... Read More »