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Fr. Andrew Ricci offers inspirational homilies and talks to help people grow in faith. These reflections are part of his meditations at Three Great Things where we grow as disciples of the Lord through Study, Prayer, and Service.
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Now displaying: December, 2020
Dec 31, 2020

The Prologue of the Gospel of John speaks of Christ as God's Word and Light. May we dwell upon the Word of God in the coming year as we are guided by the Lord's Light. Happy New Year!

December 31, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 30, 2020

The Gospel reveals that growth and knowledge often take time to develop. This process of maturity reminds us that our own spiritual life requires a steady discipline of commitment over the entire course of our lives.

December 30, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 29, 2020

The prophecy of Simeon reveals the Light of Christ in the world, which uncovers human hearts and leads to their rise and fall. The Lord continues to shine in our lives today, inviting us to embrace this light and live accordingly.

December 29, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 28, 2020

In the midst of the Christmas season we see the harsh consequences of human sin. The massacre of the innocent children demands that we carry out the teaching of Christ as we strive to protect those who are most vulnerable.

December 28, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 27, 2020

The Holy Family reveals how God is present within our families at all times in life - good and bad - and supports us with grace and strength. Holy Family, pray for us!

December 26, 2020 - St. William Catholic Church - Foxboro, WI

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Dec 26, 2020

The martyrdom of St. Stephen is a sober reminder that in light of the joy of the Lord's birth we also confront the daily reality of death in our world. May St. Stephen inspire us to never take for granted an opportunity to live each day with faith, hope and love.

December 26, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 25, 2020

I keep all of you who listen to these podcasts in my daily prayers! May the coming year be filled with blessings as we grow closer to the Lord and one another.

December 25, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 24, 2020

COVID-19 has disrupted many lives this year, uncovering our human vulnerabilities and weaknesses. May the birth of the messiah remind us that through the Incarnation of Jesus Christ God becomes like us in all things but sin, meeting us in the midst of our struggles and giving us the strength, wisdom and courage to carry on.

December 24, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 23, 2020

The birth of John the Baptist continues to build up expectation as we await the coming of the Messiah. God is constantly doing something new; do we see the Lord's hand at work in our lives today?

December 23, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 22, 2020

Mary's "magnificat" evokes within us a desire to praise God as we recognize that the Lord sustains us throughout our lives.

December 22, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 21, 2020

The encounter between Mary and Elizabeth offers and example where faith and fellowship intersect. We support each other in so many ways...how can we lift each other up to God today?

December 21, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 20, 2020

The exchange between Mary and the Angel Gabriel inspires us to respond to God with a full and open heart. May it be done! Fiat!

December 19, 2020 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Dec 19, 2020

Zechariah's response to the angel Gabriel reveals a common human trait to doubt good news. May we confront this behavior in our hearts as we seek recognize the Lord at work in our lives each and every day.

December 19, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 18, 2020

St. Joseph speaks no words in the Gospels; all we "hear" are the actions he carries out. May his example inspire us to live out our faith with similar intensity and conviction.

December 18, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 17, 2020

The beginning of the Gospel of Matthew outlines the genealogy of Jesus, showing how God remains faithful throughout salvation history while working with broken and fragile people. May the Lord's family tree inspire us to see Christ at work in our lives as well.

December 17, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 16, 2020

Isaiah the prophet reveals how God takes the initiative as creator and redeemer, inviting us to turn to the Lord in our need and count our blessings every day.

December 16, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 15, 2020

The Psalm response reminds us that God is near to those who call out for help in times of need.

December 15, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 14, 2020

The psalm response helps us to acknowledge our need in humility as we call upon God for insight and guidance.

December 14, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 14, 2020

In this Monday Conversation Fr. Andrew offers some insights into developing our personal prayer life.

December 13, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 13, 2020

The Gospel reveals how John the Baptist was sent to testify to Christ, the Light of the world. Following John's example, we are called to testify to the Light...so that others will find Christ in our words and actions.

December 12, 2020 - St. William Catholic Church - Foxboro, WI

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Dec 12, 2020

On this Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, we take to heart the words of the angel Gabriel as we cast out fear and follow Jesus Christ.

December 12, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 11, 2020

Isaiah reminds us that the Lord teaches and leads us, offering guidance and insight to help us find our way through this life to the next.

December 11, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 10, 2020

Isaiah proclaims God's power and might, offering help in our time of need and renewing of strength.

December 10, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 9, 2020

The prophet Isaiah reminds us that when we place our hope in the Lord we will have a strength that does not fade.

December 9, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 8, 2020

God makes possible miracles that astound our imagination in multiple ways in the readings we hear today. May we take to heart the angel Gabriel's insight that "nothing will be impossible for God!"

December 8, 2020 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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