Holy Name is Tops

Here is the pastor’s homily for September 27, 2009 at…

Holy_Name_Church_and_RectoryHOLY NAME CATHOLIC CHURCH

920 Eleventh Street, N.E., Washington, D.C.

Confessions: 2:30-3:30 Saturdays
Masses: Sunday 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m.

(202) 397-2525

Whoever is not against us is for us. –Mark 9:40

Let us consider what a blessing it is for us to have a parish consecrated to the Most Holy Name of Jesus.

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Quotes worth Considering

“I’ve heard that under this new legislation, smoking will be restricted to a single house in the geographic center of each state…Some people say that the government is becoming the health police. I don’t know about that, but if they ever come after me for my bacon, they’ll have to pry it from my cold, dead fingers.”–Carleton Bryant

“[The clergy] must be dignified, not deceitful, not addicted to drink, not greedy for sordid gain, holding fast to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience.” –St. Paul (I Timothy 3:9)

“I do repent: but heaven hath pleased it so,
To punish me with this and this with me,
That I must be their scourge and minister.” Hamlet (Act III, Scene iv)

This quote from Hamlet is the key to understanding the play.

More on all of this later…

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