The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph

Today, Fr. MD discusses why during baptism the mother holds the baby and the father holds the candle.  In the past, godparents had these roles..  Why did the Church change that custom?  This vlog will explain why.  Based on the readings of Sirach 3: 2-14; Colossians 3: 12-21; Luke 22: 22-40

4th Sunday of Advent

The first reading talks about God making a promise to King David that his descendant would become king and that his kingdom will have no end.  How long does it take for God to fulfill this promise?  Nearly 1,000 years!  Why did it take such a long time?  In this vlog, Fr. MD shares his thoughts.  Enjoy!   Based on the readings of 2 Samuel 7: 1 – 16; Romans 16: 25-27; Luke 1: 26-38.

3rd Sunday of Advent

The first reading has Prophet Isaiah’s prophecy on the work of our Lord Jesus when He comes to earth. This vlog discusses how we can continue Jesus’ work in the world. Based on the readings of Isaiah 61: 1-11; 1 Thessalonians 5: 16-24; John 1: 1-28.


2nd Sunday of Advent

With all the evil that causes so much suffering and trouble in the world, it is tempting to wonder why God has not caused the world to end yet.  Fr. MD shares some of his reflections on that question in this vlog.  Let’s watch to find out.  Based on the readings of Isaiah 40: 1-12; 2 Peter 3: 8-14; Mark 1: 1-8.

1st Sunday of Advent

Today is the beginning of Advent – the first season of the Church’s liturgical year.  The main focus of this season is to prepare ourselves for the coming of Jesus Christ on Christmas Day.  This vlog discusses the importance of having a deep relationship with God.  Based on the readings of Isaiah 63: 16-19, 64: 2-7; 1 Corinthians 1: 3-9; Matthew 13: 33-37.