Feast of Corpus Christi, a Sermon by Father Francis X. Weninger, S.J., 1882


FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI. “This is the day which the Lord hath made; let us be glad and rejoice therein.” — Psalm cxvii, 24. THE Church, on this day of jubilee, loves to call her children to the house of God, from which they go forth with hymns of praise and prayers in honor of [Read More...]

Sermon for Children’s Mass, Pentecost Sunday, 1900


PENTECOST SUNDAY. Gospel. John xiv. 23-31. At that time, Jesus said to his disciples: “If any man love me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him, and will make our abode with him. He that loveth me not, keepeth not my words. And the word [Read More...]

Catholic Sermons: “Holy Mass a Treasure” (1912)


In further considering the First Commandment of the Church it is to be noted that there is no other difference between the Third Commandment of God and the First Commandment of the Church except that the Church, inspired by the Holy Ghost and following Apostolic tradition, orders the Sunday to be observed instead of the [Read More...]