Monthly Archives: December 2015

Returning to the Old Evangelization

It is difficult to convince a culture to embrace Christianity if everyone already is convinced that they are going to heaven by just being a nice person. And it’s even more difficult to convince anyone to take Christianity seriously if a large majority of the Christians also think that everyone who is nice is going to heaven. Continue reading

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Homily: Feast of the Holy Family 2015

Click HERE for the audio file of Father Reesman’s homily for the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, given at Saint Frances Cabrini Parish on Saturday, December 26th, 2015.

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Homily: Christmas Eve 2015

Click HERE for the audio file of Father Reesman’s homily for the 11pm Mass given Christmas Eve, 2014, at Saint Frances Cabrini Parish.

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Advent Antiphons: December 24th

Behold, when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son into the world.     Cf. Galatians 4:4 Only in the fullness of time would He come.  Only in the fullness of time will He come again in … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 23rd

Behold, I stand at the door and knock: if anyone hears my voice and opens the door to me, I will enter his house and dine with him, and he with me.  Revelation 3:20 It is difficult at times to … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 22nd

My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord, for the Almighty has done great things for me.     Luke 1:46, 49 The song of Our Lady, sung in the house of her cousin, expresses the same disposition that our … Continue reading

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Advent Antiphons: December 21st

Blessed are you who have believed, that what was spoken to you by the Lord would be fulfilled.     Luke 1:45 We are told by the powers of this world that we will grow strong and powerful if we … Continue reading

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