Sunday Sermon: In the end, we all become one with God

Today marks the final Sunday in the liturgical year of the Catholic Church. Next Sunday begins the season of Advent, the four-week period leading up to the birth of Jesus Christ. As Advent begins, the readings at Mass will begin to lead us towards that most important and holy moment in the history of humanity. … Continue reading Sunday Sermon: In the end, we all become one with God

The history of Thanksgiving in America

President George W. Bush visits the Thanksgiving Shrine at Berkeley Plantation, Virginia   Today is Thanksgiving Day here in the United States. As we gather to celebrate with family and friends, let me offer a short history lesson on the holiday origins in America. In the fall of 1619 the ship Margaret set sail from … Continue reading The history of Thanksgiving in America