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The Perfect Gift

A Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Advent by Msgr. Charles Pope What is the perfect gift? We tend to answer this question more in terms of what we want, but today’s Gospel teaches us that the perfect gift is … Continue reading

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Will You Choose the Prince of This World or the King of the Universe?

By Msgr. Charles Pope An aerial view of the statue of Christ the King in Świebodzin, Poland [In the New Liturgical Calendar] Sunday, Nov. 20, is the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. Mass readings: 2 Samuel 5:1-3; Psalm … Continue reading

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Out of Fear and Into Faith

by Msgr. Charles Pope Like most of the resurrection accounts, John’s version paints a portrait of a journey that some of the early disciples have to make: out of fear and into faith. It shows the need to experience the … Continue reading

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A Reflection on the Sin of Gossip

By: Msgr. Charles Pope One of the more under-rated categories of sin are the sins of speech. There are many ways we sin, but perhaps the most common way is by speech. Too easily, almost without thought, do we engage in … Continue reading

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