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Come to Me, all you who labor, and I will give you rest.

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 7/05/14

Homily for  14th Sunday of Ordinary Time, July 6, 2014


Inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty are these familiar words:

Give me your tired, your poor,Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,I lift my ... Read More »

A story for Trinity Sunday

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 6/17/14

There's a story that may give us some insight into this weekend's  celebration of the Most Holy Trinity.


It seems that there was an elderly Bishop  who was celebrating the sacrament of Confirmation in a parish in his diocese.  The Bishop knew that he was losing his hearing, ... Read More »

Homily for 6th Sunday of Easter, 2014

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 5/28/14

Homily for May 24/25, 2014 6th Sunday of Easter

With some frequency I’m required to do just what’s asked of all of us in today’s second scripture, that is: to be ready to give an explanation of my reason for hope. Do you recall the words?Sanctify Christ as Lord ... Read More »

A new Parish Website!

Posted by Fr. Eugene Vavrick on 5/20/14

Welcome to our new parish website.  When our new bulletin-publisher approached us, they told us they would provide a new website for the parish.  So, beginning this week, we'll be publishing some of the weekend homilies, news, events, and upcoming information about happenings at Saint Anselm.   If you, ... Read More »