Browsing the December 2018 archive of Saint Anselm Blog

Homily for the Feast of the Holy Family

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 12/30/18

It seems to me that this Feast of the Holy Family could not be more exquisitely positioned on the calendar: just after Christmas which tends to bring out both the best and the worst in our family experience and just before New Year’s - the time for making resolutions, a moment to examine ... Read More »

Homily for the 4th Sunday of Advent 2018

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 12/23/18

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Advent Two challenges face every preacher just at this time of year.   The first challenge is to carefully dig through all the Christmas hoopla  (that has nothing to do with celebrating the birth of Jesus) without turning off all of those (including ... Read More »