Christ the King

This Sunday is the Solemnity of Christ the King, and it brings an end to Ordinary Time in this Church calendar year. It is never referred to as the 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time, even though it begins the 34th (and final) week of Ordinary Time. Next Sunday is the First Sunday (and beginning) of…


Our Thanksgiving Holiday

I will be away this weekend in California to join my four children and their families in a rare, “all present” gathering. The Thanksgiving holiday school break makes this possible. While this American Thanksgiving Day is a civilly declared celebration and holiday, and not a Church feast or a religious holiday, the respite of this…