All is calm, all is bright: terrific Advent video from the Archdiocese of Washington

Hot on the heels of the Diocese of Brooklyn’s clever promotion for the season comes another advertising effort, this one from the Archdiocese of Washington. Turn up the volume—so you can turn it down for Advent. The archdiocese has also launched a website: FindthePerfectGift.org.  It has prayer resources, links, a listing of events and suggestions for [Read More...]

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“Cherpumple”: Homily for 1st Sunday of Advent

Here’s one from the vault: my homily for this Sunday from 2010.  +++ Anyone looking for interesting holiday recipes may have stumbled on a new word that has entered the American lexicon: “Cherpumple.” It’s a desert, created by Los Angeles writer Charles Phoenix – a diet-destroying, gut-busting feat of cooking that seems guaranteed to induce [Read More...]

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Extreme Makeover: homily edition

[After cobbling together this week's homily -- which is much shorter than usual, because the Mass will include the 15-minute-long Rite of Welcome in my parish -- I realized that I also need to preach at another Mass Sunday morning.  D'oh.  I decided to revisit my original homily, revising and expanding it.  The results are [Read More...]

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Homily for December 12, 2010: 3rd Sunday of Advent

This is a time of year when magazines and newspapers look back at the big events of the year—scandals, political upheavals, natural disasters.  And in that last category, most of us here this morning would include on that list the tornado of 2010. The night it happened, I told my family in Maryland that it [Read More...]

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