We Walk by Faith

April 12, 2015 |by HNMWebmaster | Comments Off on We Walk by Faith | Comfort, Courage, Easter, Faith, Father Salvador, Forgiveness, Homilies, Hope, Love, St. John, Trust

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. Nobody’s perfect.” We all know that this is not news. It is a reality which is as old as humanity.

A few years ago, I saw a bumper sticker on a car which said: “I am not perfect, just forgiven.” (more…)

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We Are a Resurrection People

April 5, 2015 |by HNMWebmaster | Comments Off on We Are a Resurrection People | Comfort, Easter, Eternal Life, Faith, Father Salvador, Grace, Homilies, Hope, Joy, St. John, Strength, Trust

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 of the Resurrection. For those of you who were not here last year, I highly encourage you to read his inspiring homily at our Holy Name of Mary website. Preaching about Christ’s Resurrection he said “Death being conquered frees us to live and love with the knowledge that whatever happens, life and love extend beyond the grave.” (more…)

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We Are God’s Temple

March 8, 2015 |by HNMWebmaster | Comments Off on We Are God’s Temple | Comfort, Discipleship, Eternal Life, Faith, Father Salvador, Homilies, Lent, St. John, Trust

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, we always spring forward. And this is what we do with our spiritual life. We always move forward. (more…)

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The Joy of Listening to Jesus

March 1, 2015 |by HNMWebmaster | Comments Off on The Joy of Listening to Jesus | Comfort, Faith, Father Salvador, Homilies, Hope, Joy, Lent, St. Mark, Trust

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.” After consistently reading the sacred scriptures for several days, she got the inspiration to start the Holy Spirit Prayer Ministry. One of those who recently attended the Prayer Ministry said, “I came feeling sick and depressed. I left feeling joyful!” (more…)

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You’ll Never Walk Alone

January 11, 2015 |by HNMWebmaster | Comments Off on You’ll Never Walk Alone | Baptism, Comfort, Courage, Deacon Eddie, Discipleship, Eucharist, Faith, Grace, Holy Spirit, Homilies, St. Mark, Strength, Trust

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 to demoralize the British people and and encourage them to surrender quickly. The damage inflicted on the city was great and causalities were high. The destruction in the East End of London was especially bad. In spite of this and against the advice of many of his advisors, King George VI and his wife Elizabeth decided to stay in London instead of evacuating to the countryside. (more…)

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Dwelling in God’s Eternal Kingdom

January 2, 2015 |by HNMWebmaster | Comments Off on Dwelling in God’s Eternal Kingdom | Comfort, Eternal Life, Faith, Family, Father Salvador, Homilies, Hope, Love, Saints, Strength, Trust

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 a first for me. (more…)

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I’ve Gone to Rest a Little While

December 30, 2014 |by HNMWebmaster | Comments Off on I’ve Gone to Rest a Little While | Comfort, Discipleship, Eternal Life, Faith, Father Salvador, Grace, Homilies, Hope, Strength, Trust

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 know that we never say that Eddie “died.” We use the words “born into life eternal.” It is one thing to die; it is another thing to be born into life eternal. (more…)

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I’ll Be Home for Christmas

December 27, 2014 |by HNMWebmaster | Comments Off on I’ll Be Home for Christmas | Comfort, Deacon Eddie, Discipleship, Eternal Life, Faith, Homilies, Hope, Joy, Love, Service, Trust

Mass of Christian Burial for Angie Ayers Patterson
December 27, 2014

Readings: Job 19:1, 23-26; Psalm 23; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; John 14:1-6
by Rev. Mr. Eddie Craig, Permanent Deacon

When I was little, I loved going places with my Aunt Brenda. We had a lot of fun together but sometimes our outings turned into adventures. On one fall afternoon, we were driving along going somewhere and we got lost. According to my aunt, as she was trying to figure out how to get back on track, I spoke up from the back seat and said, “Nonda, will we make it home for Christmas?” (more…)

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Sun that Never Sets

December 25, 2014 |by HNMWebmaster | Comments Off on Sun that Never Sets | Christmas, Comfort, Courage, Faith, Father Salvador, Homilies, Hope, Joy, Light, St. Luke, Strength

Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord
December 25, 2014 – Year B
Readings: Is 9:1-6; Psalm 96; Ti 2:11-14; Lk 2:1-14
by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor

We are all here tonight to celebrate a birthday, a birthday that is not only being celebrated by the relatives and friends of birthday celebrant, but by millions of people throughout the world. It’s even celebrated by people who have no idea what we are really celebrating. This is the birthday of God’s greatest gift to us: His only Son – Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ – the light of the world. we call this birthday “Christmas.” (more…)

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Never Tire of Asking Forgiveness

December 7, 2014 |by HNMWebmaster | Comments Off on Never Tire of Asking Forgiveness | Advent, Comfort, Father Salvador, Forgiveness, Grace, Homilies, Hope, Joy, St. Mark, Strength, Trust

Second Sunday of Advent
December 7, 2014 – Year B

Readings: Is 40:1-5, 9-11; Psalm 85; 2 Pt 3:8-14; Mk 1:1-8
by Rev. Salvador Añonuevo, Pastor

At his very first Angelus message after being elected Pope, Pope Francis said, “The Lord Jesus never tires of forgiving. It is we who tire of asking for forgiveness.” He quoted this passage from chapter 8 of the gospel of John, where Jesus said, “Neither do I condemn you. Go, and from now on, do not sin anymore.” (more…)

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