Biden – Abortion and Reproductive Health Care

Biden – Abortion and Reproductive Health Care

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
In just a few weeks, Joe Biden has been true to his word. Joe Biden gave the following remarks on 1/22/21: Today (1/22/21) marks the 48th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Roe v. Wade. In the past four years, reproduc ...

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The Present Moment – Fr. Nicholas Grou

The Present Moment – Fr. Nicholas Grou

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
As I write this column we are expecting a good bit of snow.  Let the games begin!  I am not sure which priest has the best arm.  We may find out tomorrow.  Considering Fr. Bork and Fr. Carr grew up north of the Mason-Dixon, they may ...

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Conversion of St. Paul

Conversion of St. Paul

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
January 25th is the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul.  St. Paul’s conversion is an event that should give us hope: no one is beyond Our Lord’s grace. Before Paul’s conversion, he persecuted Christians.  He was present for the stoni ...

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VDOE Transgenderism 2021

VDOE Transgenderism 2021

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has released a draft proposal of a new policy to be forced upon all public schools, promoting radical transgender ideology, and undermining the role of parents in the raising of their children. The draft is ...

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Litany of Saint Joseph

Litany of Saint Joseph

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Lord, have mercy on us Christ, have mercy on us. Lord, have mercy on us. Jesus, hear us, Jesus, graciously hear us. God the Father of heaven, have mercy on us. God the Son, Redeemer of the World, have mercy ...

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Year of Saint Joseph

Year of Saint Joseph

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Thank you to all who helped make Christmas so beautiful and joyful at Holy Trinity.  First and foremost, thank you to everyone who have desired to receive the sacraments.  For example, the week before Christmas so many received the Sacrament of Pe ...

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Epiphany

Epiphany

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
There is a conflict between Faith and Science!  Really?  Not from the angle of Faith, namely the Catholic Faith.  The Catholic Faith has no fear of science.  Why are people of science fearful of the Faith?  Ah, some will say the ...

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Christmas 2020

Christmas 2020

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
On behalf of all the priests we hope that everyone is having a holy and joyful Christmas!  Recall, Christmas is not just the celebration of the Birth of Jesus Christ for one day.  It is eight day celebration of Jesus’ Birth and the God-man ...

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4th Sunday of Advent

4th Sunday of Advent

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
A cold, dirty, impoverished, isolated stable.  Can I identify with Jesus, Mary and Joseph this Christmas? How have my pious practices been going?  One would think we have had a few less distractions this Christmas than in ‘normal’ years ...

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3rd Sunday of Advent

3rd Sunday of Advent

Posted by Reverend Thomas Vander Woude,
Every few years I have the opportunity to teach high schoolers about one of the most critical centuries in human history, the 16th century.  If you were alive in 1500 in Europe, you could go to any country in Europe and find Mass.  ALL of Chri ...

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