11th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2013 (Father’s Day)

June 16, 2013 Fr. John De Celles St. Raymond of Peñafort Catholic Church There’s an old saying: “behind every good man is a good woman.” There are lots of exceptions to this rule, but there’s also a lot of truth in it. Because men and women never become that way on there own –there’s always someone in their past, a woman or man, that helped make them who they are today. On this Father’s day I want to talk about the fact that behind every good man or woman, is often the good man who is their good father, But … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 (Father’s Day)

Father’s Day. Happy Father’s Day to all our Dads out there. It’s a great day to thanks our Dads for all they’ve done for us: all the love, patience, and sacrifices, and especially for the gift of life. It’s also a day to honor our fathers, living and dead, and to give them gifts as tokens of our appreciation, including our prayers (note: consider enrolling them in our triduum of Masses beginning today, using the large envelopes at the doors of the church). Unfortunately, as our culture continues its rapid decline under moral relativism, this has also become a day … Continue reading