17 May

Hope of Eternal Joy

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Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord May 17, 2015 – Year B Readings:  Acts 1:1-11 / Psalm 47 / Ephesians 1:17-23 / Mark 16:15-20 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor It has been said that those who know where they are going, why they are going, and how to get […]

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10 May

A Mother’s Love

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Sixth Sunday of Easter May 10, 2015 – Year B Readings: Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48 / 1 Jn 4:7-10 / Jn 15:9-17 by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon As you all know, today in the United States is Mother’s Day. It’s a special day when we’re supposed to thank […]

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3 May

Wireless Connection

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Fifth Sunday of Easter May 3, 2015 – Year B Readings: Acts 9:26-31 / 1 Jn 3:18-24 / Jn 15:1-8 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor As we all know, we are living in a wireless world. Everything seems to be wireless. This microphone on the lectern is not wireless, but […]

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26 Apr

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

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Fourth Sunday of Easter April 26, 2015 – Year B Readings: Acts 4:8-12 / 1 Jn 3:1-2 / Jn 10:11-18 by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon Today, as you can probably guess from the readings and from the prayers, is Good Shepherd Sunday.  I got an early start on […]

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19 Apr

The Lord’s Invitation

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3rd Sunday of Easter April 19, 2015 – Year B Readings: Acts 3:13-15, 17-19 / Psalm 4 / 1 Jn 2:1-5a / Lk 24:35-48 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor A story is told about two boys who entered a dentist’s office. And one of them said “I want a tooth […]

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12 Apr

We Walk by Faith

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Second Sunday of Easter/Divine Mercy Sunday April 12, 2015 – Year B Readings: Acts 4:32-35 / 1 Jn 5:1-6 / Jn 20:19-31 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor Talking about accident forgiveness, one of the lines in the most recent TV commercial of Liberty Mutual Insurance, is “Insurance Companies: News Flash. […]

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5 Apr

We Are a Resurrection People

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Easter Sunday April 5, 2015 – Year B Readings: Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Psalm 118; Col 3:1-4; Jn 20:1-9 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor On Easter Sunday last year, in this same pulpit, in this same church of the Holy Name of Mary, Deacon Ray gave a homily about the Joy […]

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22 Mar

God Forgives and Forgets

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Fifth Sunday of Lent March 22, 2015 – Year B Readings: Jer 31: 31-34, Psalm 51, Heb 5:7-9, Jn 12:20-33 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor Ron Davis, in his book, A Forgiving God in an Unforgiving World, told a story which I love to read over and over again, and […]

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15 Mar

Rejoice!

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Fourth Sunday of Lent March 15, 2015 – Year B Readings: 2 Chr 36: 14-16, 19-23; Psalm 137; Eph 2:4-10; Jn 3:14-21 by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon Today is Laetare Sunday. This is a Latin word meaning “rejoice”. It’s the beginning of the introit for today’s Mass: “Rejoice, […]

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8 Mar

We Are God’s Temple

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Third Sunday of Lent March 8, 2015 – Year B Readings: Ex 20:1-17 / 1 Cor 1:22-25 / Jn 2:13-25 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor Spring is here, although not formally, not until March 20, but we already spring forward. I love those words: “Spring forward.” We don’t spring backward, […]

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1 Mar

The Joy of Listening to Jesus

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Second Sunday of Lent March 1, 2015 – Year B Readings: Gn 22:1-2, 9A, 10-13, 15-18; Psalm 116; Rom 8:31B-34; Mk 9:2-10 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor While I was away, Holy Name of Mary was in the Catholic Virginian again with Colleen’s article, “It All Began with a Word.” […]

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22 Feb

Coming Home

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First Sunday of Lent February 22, 2015 – Year B Readings: Gn 9:8-15; Psalm 25; 1 Pt 3:18-22; Mk 1:12-15 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor I would like to thank all of you for praying for me while I traveled back from the Philippines. It’s quite a change from 90-degree […]

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18 Feb

Prescription for Healing

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Ash Wednesday February 18, 2015 Readings: Jl 2:12-18; Psalm 51; 2 Cor 5:20-6:2; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon You may have noticed that, for the past few Sundays, Jesus the Great Physician has been very busy. Since the beginning of Ordinary Time, we have been […]

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15 Feb

The Healing Touch of Jesus

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6th Sunday in Ordinary Time February 15, 2015 – Year B Readings: Lv 13:1-2, 44-46; Psalm 32; 1 Cor 10:31-11:1; Mk 1:40-45 by Rev. Louis Benoit In today’s gospel, Jesus heals a leper. This is a little bit different from other healings that Jesus does. A leper was an unclean […]

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8 Feb

Healing Is for Service

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5th Sunday in Ordinary Time February 8, 2015 – Year B Readings: Jb 7:1-4, 6-7; Psalm 147; 1 Cor 9:16-19, 22-23; Mk 1:29-39 by Rev. Richard Mooney This entire stretch of time between the end of Christmas and the beginning of Lent, we are spending in the first chapter of […]

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25 Jan

Come after Me

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3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time January 25, 2015 – Year B Readings: Jon 3:1-5, 10; Psalm 25; 1 Cor 7:29-31; Mk 1:14-20 Rev. David Hyman Jesus says, “The Kingdom of God is at hand. Come after me.” Those are the key phrases for me this morning. “The kingdom of God […]

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18 Jan

Listening to the Voice of God

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2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time January 18, 2015 – Year B Readings: 1 Sm 3:3b-10, 19; Psalm 40, 1 Cor 6:13c-15a, 17-20; Jn 1:35-42 by Rev. Louis J. Canino, ofm This past week, I was in Syracuse NY for the funeral of an aunt who died at 102 years of […]

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11 Jan

You’ll Never Walk Alone

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Feast of the Baptism of the Lord January 11, 2015 – Year B Readings: Is 42:1-4, 6-7; Psalm – Isaiah 12; Acts 10:34-38; Mk 1:7-11 by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon From September 1940 until May 1941, Hitler’s Luftwaffe carried out an intense bombing campaign of London. His intent was […]

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6 Jan

My Faith Journey

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FIRE Mass Testimony from Dr. Joseph Mukuni, Visiting Assistant Professor of Career and Technical Education, Virginia Tech January 6, 2015 Dear brothers and sisters, thank you for inviting me once again to share the testimony of my life journey with you.

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4 Jan

Follow the Star

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Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord January 4, 2015 – Year B Readings: Is 60:1-6; Psalm 72; Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6; Mt 2:1-12 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor A few weeks ago on a dark, rainy morning like today, I was called by one of our parishioners who wished to […]

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2 Jan

Dwelling in God’s Eternal Kingdom

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Mass of Christian Burial for Baby Moses Jacques Baptiste January 2, 2015 Readings: Lamentations 3:17-26; Psalm 25; 1 John 3:1-2; Matthew 25:35-40 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor In 28 years of the priesthood, I have never had a funeral Mass for a baby as young as Baby Moses. This is […]

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1 Jan

Can We Be Like the Mother of God?

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Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God January 1, 2015 – Year B Readings: Nm 6:22-27; Psalm 67; Gal 4:4-7; Lk 2:16-21 by Rev. Mr. Mike Stinson, Permanent Deacon What does a Mother do? She helps her child grow. First, her child grows within her. Then her child is […]

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30 Dec

I’ve Gone to Rest a Little While

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Mass of Christian Burial for Edward William Wessel December 30, 2014 Readings: Is 40:28-31; Psalm 121; 2 Cor 5:1, 6-10; Jn 14:1-6 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor Lettie, Gary – the three of us were with Eddie when he was born into life eternal. Members of Holy Name of Mary […]

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28 Dec

Pray Together to Stay Together

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Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph December 28, 2014 – Year B Readings: Sir 3:2-6, 12-14; Psalm 128; Col 3:12-21; Lk 2:22-40 by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor Yesterday, I noticed that the three kings of our nativity set are moving. For those of you sitting near […]

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