Father B. Jerabek, J.C.L.Birmingham, Alabama (older posts from Rome, Italy)
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Our mid-day Mass for All Souls here at the Cathedral of St. Paul will have a simple musical accompaniment: a chant schola singing the Church’s beautiful requiem propers. In my homily, which I copy below, I reflect on a surprising … Continue reading →
This evening here at the Cathedral of St. Paul in Birmingham, Alabama, I offered a Sung Mass (Missa Cantata) in the Extraordinary Form for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, offered for the intention of “healing and … Continue reading →
Last weekend in my parish I preached on the current scandals in the Church and our response to them. You may be interested in reading that homily here. In it, I encouraged prayer and fasting for the purification of the Church. … Continue reading →
I am grateful to Archbishop Gullickson (whose blog you should read) for posting on Twitter a link to this article with some historical notes on the provenance of Trinity Sunday: Non Est Authenticum: The Micrologus on the Feast of the Holy Trinity … Continue reading →
I took the time last night to listen to a great sermon by Fr. Thomas Dufner of the Archdiocese of Minneapolis-St. Paul, which Fr. Z had posted on his blog. Click here to listen to it: > A strong sermon … Continue reading →
A friend sent me this homily – apparently preached yesterday (I guess they keep the poinsettias out till they die!?). This is an excellent explanation of the benefits of and need for classical education in our Catholic schools. As my … Continue reading →
Here is my homily from this Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity: Each year, the Sunday after Pentecost is designated as Trinity Sunday. Although we gather to worship the Triune God every week and even every day, yet this Sunday … Continue reading →
Did your priest speak about Advent as a penitential season in his homily or bulletin article this weekend?
Here is the homily I preached this weekend at St. Barnabas and Holy Rosary Parishes. * * * Sacred Scripture tells us in various places that Christ died “for all”. His saving Passion and Death was more than sufficient to … Continue reading →
This weekend I preached on annulments. The homily was meant to be a general overview; there is much more that could be said. Just by way of example, I didn’t spend any time trying to explain why the term “annulment” … Continue reading →
Here is my homily for this Sunday. In our gospel this Sunday we see a very clear demonstration of the attribute of God called omnipotence – the fact that he is “almighty”: he is able to do whatever he pleases; … Continue reading →
The web site “Vocation Boom!” asked me to record another homily for them – this one, for the Solemnity of the Ascension. If you’re interested, you can listen to it by clicking here.