Today's Homily

Friday of Week 25 in Ordinary Time
Haggai 1:15-2:9 & Lk. 9:18-22
When the people returned to Jerusalem after their exile in Babylon, they must have been discouraged by the huge task that lay before them. They rejoiced to have been freed from captivity and restored...
Today is the feast of Our Lady of Walsingham


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