Browsing the 2020 archive of Saint Anselm Blog

Advent 2020

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 11/29/20

Thanksgiving 2020 is history and here we are now, some of us with turkey and cranberry still on our breath, facing the First Sunday of Advent this weekend... The change in colors and an Advent wreath will remind us that we’re entering a new season on the church calendar.But I’m wondering about ... Read More »

A Prayer for Lent 2020

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 3/27/20

As I follow the news these daysI can't help but think:     If we ever needed you before, Lord,         - we sure do need you now!We need you in our hearts, Lord,when we're anxious, unsure and afraid- and right now that's a good deal of the time...We need you in our ... Read More »

Transfiguration - a homily for 2nd Sunday of Lent 2020

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 3/08/20

Jesus was TRANSFIGURED before Peter, James and John.Anybody here need a transfiguration?I could use one. Would any one of us turn down an offerto hike up to the top of a mountainand spend some time there alone with Jesus?• Isn’t there something happening (or something not happening)in your life and in ... Read More »

Homily for Feb 23 2020

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 2/23/20

In your heart of hearts, have you ever had the thought that maybe, just maybe, God asks too much of us? that God is actually sort of unreasonable in what he expects of us?   The scriptures we just heard might prompt us to have just those thoughts. These ... Read More »