Who is the baby Jesus? Get it right, or Santa might punch you in the nose!

The beginning of the Gospel of John gives us a God’s-eye view of Christmas. And this led to a historic debate—and the time that Santa Claus punched someone over it! Father Dan tells us this unusual Christmas story. Length: 14:50. (Read homily text here) (Christmas, Mass during the Day)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Dec25.mp3

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Published in: on December 25, 2011 at 2:39 pm  Leave a Comment  

La Luz que penetra nuestras tinieblas

¿Pensamos que la historia de Navidad es una fantasía ligera, o algo que penetra nuestras vidas reales? Padre Dan considera qué experimentaron la Virgen María y San José hace tantos siglos—y cómo respondieron. Largo: 12:57. (Lee el texto de la homilia aquí) (La Navidad del Señor, Misa vespertina de la Vigilia)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Dec24.mp3

Published in: on December 24, 2011 at 8:39 pm  Leave a Comment  

Por la Navidad, tu familia nunca será la misma

Palabra de la Encarnación cambió las familias del Rey David y de la Virgen María. Padre Dan considera cómo ha cambiado nuestras familias también—por la adopción divina por el bautismo—y pregunta si la vivimos dignamente. Largo: 12:22. (Lee el texto de la homilia aquí) (IV Domingo de Adviento, Año B)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Dec18b.mp3

Published in: on December 18, 2011 at 8:56 pm  Leave a Comment  

This season, don’t forget the Lord’s gift!

King David wanted to build the Lord a temple—but the Lord turned him down, and promised to build him a dynasty instead! Father Dan explores what it means to receive a gift from the Lord—and encourages us to be ready to receive this season. Length: 13:05. (Read homily text here) (4th Sunday of Advent, Year B)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Dec18a.mp3

Published in: on December 18, 2011 at 8:49 pm  Leave a Comment  

Gaudete Sunday: Find your joy in the Lord

John the Baptist knew he that he was, and could not be pushed or pulled from his mission. What was his secret? Father Dan considers the joy that John and others found in the Lord—and how you can find it too. Length: 13:11. (Read homily text here) (3rd Sunday of Advent, Year B)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Dec11.mp3

Published in: on December 11, 2011 at 2:15 pm  Leave a Comment  

Inmaculada Concepción: Con las manos abiertas

Por el pecado original, hemos heredado inclinaciones del miedo y vergüenza, de agarrar y acusar. Padre Dan considera cómo la Virgen Maria nos invita a abrirnos a su confianza plena en el Señor, listos para recibir y dar. Largo: 7:28. (Lee el texto de la homilia aquí) (Inmaculada Concepción de la Virgen María)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Dec8a.mp3

Published in: on December 8, 2011 at 1:55 pm  Leave a Comment  

Immaculate Conception: Open hands, open heart

Through original sin, we have inherited inclinations toward fear and shame, grabbing and accusing. Father Dan considers how the Virgin Mary invites us to open ourselves to her trust in the Lord, ready to receive and to give. Length: 5:10. (Read homily text here) (Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Dec8b.mp3

Published in: on December 8, 2011 at 1:50 pm  Leave a Comment  

Esperar con emoción la venida del Señor

¿Anticipamos la segunda venida de Jesucristo con la misma emoción con la cual esperamos otros reuniones? Padre Dan considera unas razones probables para esto, y cómo prepararnos para su adviento. Largo: 15:54. (Lee el texto de la homilia aquí) (II Domingo de Adviento, Año B)

Podcast: http://gallaugher.net/dangallaugher/FrDG-2011Dec4.mp3

Published in: on December 4, 2011 at 1:56 pm  Leave a Comment