The Power of March 25th

Dr. Miravalle on the meaning of the Annunciation on the 25th of March, this Saturday, For more information and resources: Phone: 740-937-2277 Site: Email: Ave Maria! +++ For Audio go to airmar… [More]
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Mar 24 - Homily: A Command to Love

Fr. Matthias on why God gives us the rather strange command that we love him and explains this seeming contradiction between a command and love is resolved by the fact that God has first loved us. Ave Maria! Mass: Friday 3rd Week of Lent - Wkdy Read… [More]
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Mar 23 - Homily: Christ's Authority over Devils

Fr. Matthias describes how Jesus has authority over demons and gives the same authority to the Church via the sacraments and sacramentals, including exorcism but also devotion to Our Lady including consecration. Ave Maria! Mass: Thursday 3rd Week … [More]
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Mar 22 - Homily: Intelligence of Following God's Law

Fr. Matthias on how following God's law is not old fashioned legalism, but the smartest thing we can do, especially in our modern day when we value freedom so highly. Ave Maria! Mass: Wednesday 3rd Week of Lent - Wkdy Readings: 1st: deu 4:1, 5-9 … [More]
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Mar 19 - Homily: Living Thirsts

On the Third Sunday of Lent, the readings focus on water and thirst on human and spiritual levels. These readings are directed towards those preparing for baptism, and invite us to renew our own Baptismal commitment. In the meeting of Jesus and the … [More]
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Mar 18 - Homily - Fr Jacinto: Receive and Share His Mercy

God's infinite mercy is something we all need and is evident all throughout the scriptures. The prodigal son parable in particular clears away all doubts as to who might benefit from Gods mercy. It makes it clear that his Mercy is for everyone, … [More]
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Mar 17 - Homily - Fr Matthias: St. Patrick and the New Evangelization

Fr. Matthias on the life of St Patrick and how he converted the Ireland in thirty years and how this relates to our times when we need to do the New Evangelization. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Patrick - Opt Mem Readings: Friday 2nd Week of Lent 1st: gen … [More]
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Mar 16 - Homily: If they will not Listen to Moses

Fr. Matthias on the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus and how there is a number of deliberate sins beyond which one kills his own conscience where even a major miracle will not convert him. This starts even with venial sins. Ave Maria! Mass: Thurs… [More]
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Mar 15 - Homily: Resolve to Persevere

Fr. Matthias on the need to persevere regardless of the number of times we fall. This must be our resolution. Ave Maria! Mass: Wednesday 2nd Week of Lent - Wkdy Readings: 1st: jer 18:18-20 Resp: psa 31:5-6, 14, 15-16 0 Gsp: mat 20:17-28 For Audio … [More]
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Mar 12 - Homily: Journey From Tabor to Calvary

The Second Sunday of Lent is called Transfiguration Sunday because the Gospel reading is the account of this mystery. But why have this at beginning of Lent? It is a great source of help to keep us generous this Lent and it prepares us for what … [More]
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Mar 11 - Homily: Radical Charity

Love your enemies. This is Divine, Jesus is telling us to love others the way God loves them. This is perfection, the ultimate perfection is to love you enemies as they crucify you, we have the example of Jesus and no excuse not to do likewise. … [More]
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Mar 10 - Homily: Love God at the Present Moment

Fr. Matthias on the importance of loving God in the present moment because this is the time to make up for past sins and to offer loving prayer to ask for final perseverance. He recommends asking for Mary's intercession for this grace of loving and … [More]
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"... Now we are all here in the presence of God to listen to everything the Lord has commanded you to tell us." Then Peter began to speak: "I now … [More]

Mar 09 - Homily - Fr Matthias: God Gives Good Things

Fr. Matthias on how our Father in heaven does listen to us and gives us the good things that we need. We must strive to recognize what we need and what is most valuable. Ave Maria! Mass: Thursday 1st Week of Lent - Wkdy Readings: 1st: est 14:1ff … [More]
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Mar 08 - Homily: Responsibility and Vocation

Fr. Matthias on the variety of responsibilities we have before God associated with our vocation in life and how Our Lady helps us to fulfill them. Ave Maria! Mass: Wednesday 1st Week of Lent - Wkdy Readings: 1st: jon 3:1-10 Resp: psa 51:3-4, 12-13, … [More]
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Mar 05 - Homily: Be A Fighter

Today's theme is temptation, and we have an example of Jesus fighting temptation and Eve given in to it. Temptation has three steps - external tempting, internal delight, and consent. Jesus fought it off when it was still external, but Eve … [More]
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Mar 4 - Homily: Not the Healthy but the Sick

Jesus came not to heal the healthy, but to sick; not to call the righteous, but sinners. These consoling words from today's Gospel reading apply to us who are deathly sick and great sinners. The humble recognition of this truth is the precondition … [More]
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Mar 03 - Homily: Right and Wrong way to Fast

Fr. Ignatius on the right and wrong way to fast during Lent, that we should do it for supernatural purpose with love and humility. Ave Maria! Mass: Friday after Ash Wednesday - Wkdy Readings: 1st: isa 58:1-9 Resp: psa 51:3-4, 5-6, 18-19 0 Gsp: mat … [More]
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Mar 02 - Homily: Pro-life Moses

Fr. Ignatius on the first reading from Deuteronomy where Moses is preparing the people to cross over the Jordan into the promised land. He links a prosperous life and the increase of their posterity to following the commandments. He relates this to … [More]
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Mar 01 - Homily: Ashes to Ashes

Fr. Ignatius on the meaning and significance of the ashes of Ash Wednesday and the penance of Lent. Ave Maria! Mass: Ash Wednesday - Wkdy Readings: 1st: joe 2:12-18 Resp: psa 51:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14, 17 2nd: 2co 5:20-6:2 Gsp: mat 6:1-6, 16-18 For … [More]
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Feb 26 - Homily: Pray, Hope, and Don't Worry

The poem "Lead, Kindly Light" by Cardinal Newman was written at a moment of crisis and expressed a serene trust in God. Today's gospel expresses this hope that God will take care of those who seek him. And, as Father Angelo Geiger tells us, hope … [More]
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