Daily archives:December 9, 2017

  • Second Sunday of Advent Gospel - Matt. xi. 2-10.- At that time: When John had heard in prison the works of Christ, sending two of his disciples he said to him: Art thou he that art to come, or look we for another? And Jesus making answer said to them: Go and relate, to John what you have heard an[...]
  • John was born in Wales, and although he was not a Catholic, he was taught by an elderly priest. So, as he said later, at heart he was always a Catholic. John went to Oxford University in England for a while, but then he took a trip to France to have a good time. As it turned out, this trip brought[...]
  • ST. EULALIA was a native of Merida, in Spain. She was but twelve years old when the bloody edicts of Diocletian were issued. Eulalia presented herself before the cruel judge Dacianus, and reproached him for attempting to destroy souls by compelling them to renounce the only true God. The governor [...]
  • INSTRUCTION FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY IN ADVENT In this day the Church not only makes mention in the office of the priest, but also in the Mass, of the two different advents of Christ, that by His gracious first advent we may be gladdened, and by His terrible last advent at the Judgment Day, we m[...]