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The Solemnity of All Saints – Homily

The Solemnity of All SaintsRevelation 7:2-4, 9-14Psalm 24:1bc-2, 3-4ab, 5-6 (6)1 John 3:1-3Matthew 5:1-12aNovember 1, 2020 We gather today for Sunday Mass.  Normally we would be celebrating the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time today.  However, today is different.  It is also November 1st.  That means it is the Solemnity of All Saints.  Throughout the year, […]

All Saints Day 2015 – Homily

All Saints Day, Year B Revelation 7:2-4, 9-14 Psalm 24:1bc-2, 3-4ab, 5-6 1 John 3:1-3 Matthew 5:1-12a November 1, 2015 While we might not know a lot about the saints, they are familiar to us.  Often our churches are named after them.  Our parish is named in honor of Mary.  In our area, there is […]

The Solemnity of All Saints

Today we celebrate the Solemnity of All Saints.  It is a holy day of obligation, meaning that we should all gather at Church for Mass today.  It is a solemnity and a holy day of obligation because of the important role that saints have in our Catholic theology. We probably all know the names of […]