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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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Feb 2, 2023

As Mary and Joseph present the Christ child in the temple, the responses of Simeon and Anna instruct us how we receive the Lord in our lives today.

February 2, 2023 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Jan 25, 2023

The conversion of St. Paul reveals how God's grace can transform our lives.  Once an enemy of the Christian faith, Paul went on to become one of its greatest champions, and his New Testament letters continue to inspire disciples today.

January 25, 2023 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Jan 9, 2023

As Jesus is baptized, the Father's voice is heard from Heaven, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased."  May these words inspire us to live our lives in a way that is pleasing to the Lord.

January 09, 2023 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Jan 8, 2023

As the Magi encounter the Christ child in Bethlehem, their example inspires us to continue our daily journey to Jesus, guided by the Lord's light through this life to our Heavenly home.

January 8, 2023 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Jan 2, 2023

Let's explore some of the themes in the readings for the Epiphany of the Lord.

January 2, 2023 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Jan 1, 2023

As the shepherds describe what had been revealed to them by the angel, Mary kept all these things and reflected on them in her heart.  May her example lead us into our own reflections on her Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, as we put our faith into practice.

January 1, 2023 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 30, 2022

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph offers us an example of family life and inspires us to reach out to our own families with the love of the Lord.

December 30, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 26, 2022

Here are some of the themes for the readings for the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God.

December 26, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 19, 2022

There are FOUR different options for Mass Readings on the Feast of Christmas!  As it depends on the Mass you attend (and the preference of the presider) I will limit my reflection to the Gospel readings.

December 19, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 12, 2022

To all who have a special devotion to the Blessed Mother, happy feast day!  May her example inspire us to draw closer to her Son!

December 12, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Dec 8, 2022

In the fullness of time, God sent his Son, born of the Virgin Mary, to save and set us free from the original sin of Adam and Eve.  May Mary's "fiat" inspire us to cooperate with divine grace as we offer our lives for the Lord today.

December 8, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 30, 2022

The call of Andrew, along with Peter, James and John reveals God's initiative in our lives.  As St. Paul reminds us, we are all called and sent by the Lord so that others may hear the Good News.

November 30, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 20, 2022

The words of the Dismas (the "good thief") in the Gospel of Luke echo in our hearts as we claim Jesus Christ as our King: "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom!"

November 20, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 14, 2022

Here are some of the main themes in the readings for the solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe.

November 14, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 9, 2022

St. Paul's reminds the people of Corinth that each of us is a temple of the Holy Spirit.  Our care and custody of this "sacred  space" reveals our awareness of God's presence and our desire to be an inspiring example to one another.

November 9, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 2, 2022

There are many options for the readings at Mass on this feast of All Souls.  If they sound familiar, chances are you've heard them at more than one funeral.  May our prayers this day be directed to those who gone before us...may they rest in peace.

November 2, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Nov 1, 2022

The saints inspires and encourage us to embrace our faith in Christ as we face the challenges of life.  May we live our days on earth so as to be ready to join them in Heaven!

November 1, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Oct 18, 2022

Jesus sends out 72 disciples on mission to proclaim the Kingdom of God.  May their example inspire our witness to continue this mission today.

October 18, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 29, 2022

In the sight of the angels we carry out our spiritual battles, calling upon heaven for the grace and strength we need...singing God's praises and following the Lord through this life to the next.

September 29, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 21, 2022

Through the example of St. Matthew, Christ demonstrates his desire to call sinners to newness of life.

September 21, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 14, 2022

On this feast of the Holy Cross, we recall God's unfathomable love for the world.  May the cherished words of John's Gospel inspire us to run to the Cross of Christ and receive his lavish grace of forgiveness, mercy and compassion.

September 14, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 8, 2022

On this feast of the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary, we see how God worked through the Holy Family, and recognizing how the Lord works through our own.

September 8, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Aug 24, 2022

Psalm 145 proclaims the marvels of God's might, and the response reminds us to echo this Good News to all the world.

August 24, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Aug 15, 2022

Mary proclaims her great Magnificat in Luke's Gospel, giving praise to God who does mighty things through our lowly lives. May her words inspire us to offer our lives to the Lord!

August 15, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Jul 22, 2022

Mary Magdalene is the first disciple to meet the Risen Lord, and she is empowered by Christ to proclaim the resurrection to the Apostles.

July 22, 2022 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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