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December, 2010 Archives

Hope, Despair & Presumption —Bp. Daniel Dolan

St. Stephen

St. Stephen

Listen to Bp. Dolan’s Christmas Sermon: The Christmas Gift of Hope Bishop’s Corner All of this past week, your devoted fellow members reported to the galley to give a hand with the oars, and help our Christmas celebration to come together. This always entails a certain amount of stress and fatigue, of course, as well […]

The Christmas Gift of Hope —Bp. Daniel Dolan


St. Nicholas (from Dec. 6) —Bp. Daniel Dolan

St. Nicholas

Advent IV

Bishop’s Corner For a “weather week” this has been a busy one, beginning with another excellent Advent Sunday. All three so far have been snowy, yet gratifying in their attendance and spirit. Some came early last week to avoid the afternoon snow. Our Christmas Craft and Cookie Sale (get in on it, still today!) did […]

Advent 2010 Newsletter

December 2010 Update St. Gertrude the Great Newsletter No. 119 is available, “Fr. Ercoli Returns to Africa”. Be sure to buy your copy of Fr. Cekada’s book, “Work of Human Hands”. “Work of Human Hands” is also available on Amazon.com.

Our Lady of Guadalupe —Bp. Daniel Dolan

Advent III

Advent III

Bishop’s Corner A window in our winter weather opened Wednesday, and the sun shone brightly for our Blessed Lady’s Immaculate Conception. I was even able to sit in some sunny windless corner of my garden to pray my Office that afternoon, and most of you were able to make it for Mass. The sunlight sung […]

The Head of the Serpent Was Crushed by Her —Bp. Daniel Dolan

Immaculate Conception

Silence —Bp. Daniel Dolan

Advent II

Advent II

Bishop’s Corner It snowed, or tried to, on December 1st, almost as if to say, along with the biting chill: “December is here, winter has arrived.” The day before so many of you charitably braved the rains and the dark day to be the family for Ed Sayre’s funeral – his Rosary and Mass. I’m […]