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Weekly Writings from Father Tappe

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DATE
TOPIC
6.15.14 Ordination of Father Luckett
6.8.14 On Voting
6.1.14 Ascention of Our Lord
5.25.14 Salvation
5.18.14 Sectarian Prayer Supreme Court Ruling
5.11.14 Mother's Day
5.4.14 Accepting Jesus
4.27.14 Two Popes Canonized
4.20.14 Christian Persecution
4.13.14 From Glory to Glory
4.6.14 Passiontide
3.30.14 Our Parish Patron, St. Hugh of Grenoble
3.23.14 Facing Death
3.16.14 Handling Failure in Our Spiritual Lives
3.9.14 Consistent Christianity
3.2.14 Lent
2.23.14 On the Spiril of the Olympics
2.16.14 Papal Lenten Message
2.9.14 Rice Bowl Project
2.2.14 Offering a Mass
1.26.14 The Pro-Life Cause
1.19.14 A New Organ
1.12.14 Barbara Rondeau, Manifesting the Kingdom Award
1.5.14 Feast of Epiphany
12.29.13 Religious Freedom
12.1.13 Joy of Christmas
12.1.13 Balance
12.1.13 Prayer
12.1.13 Advent
11.24.13 Thanksgiving
11.17.13 The Light of Faith Papal Encyclical, Part 12
11.10.13 The Light of Faith Papal Encyclical, Part 11
11.3.13 All Souls Month
10.27.13 The Light of Faith Papal Encyclical, Part 10
10.20.13 The Light of Faith Papal Encyclical, Part 9
10.13.13 New Evangelization
10.6.13 On Baptism
9.29.13 Annual Financial Report
9.22.13 The Light of Faith Papal Encyclical, Part 8
9.15.13 - various -
9.8.13 The End of Summer
9.1.13 Labor Day
8.25.13 The Light of Faith Papal Encyclical, Part 7
8.18.13 The Light of Faith Papal Encyclical, Part 6
8.11.13 The Light of Faith Papal Encyclical, Part 5
8.4.13 The Light of Faith Papal Encyclical, Part 4
7.28.13 The Light of Faith Papal Encyclical, Part 3
7.21.13 The Light of Faith Papal Encyclical, Part 2
7.14.13 The Light of Faith Papal Encyclical, Part 1
7.7.13 Supreme Court DOMA ruling
6.30.13 St. John the Baptist
6.23.13 Summer Spirituality
6.16.13 No Writing This Week
6.9.13 - various -
6.2.13 Deacon Chip Luckett
5.26.13 Holy Trinity and Corpus Christi Feasts
5.19.13 Ecumenism
5.12.13 Honoring Mary
5.5.13 The Church in Syria
4.28.13 Ordination of Chip Luckett
4.21.13 Our 2013 Confirmandi
4.14.13 No Writing This Week
4.7.13 Feast of St. Hugh
3.31.13 Our New Pope
3.24.13 Reconciliation
3.17.13 Passiontide
3.10.13 Prayers for the Papal Conclave
3.3.13 Papal Succession
2.24.13 Season of Repentance
2.17.13 Benedict XVI Resignation
2.10.13 Preparing for Lent
2.3.13 First Catechetical Session on the Sacraments
1.27.13 Year of Faith mini-Course
1.20.13 March for Life 2013
1.13.13 On Prayer and Reflection
1.6.13 Great Feast of Epiphany
12.30.12 Nativity Icon
12.23.12 On The Incarnation
12.16.12 Gaudete Sunday
12.9.12 The Season of Advent, Continued
12.2.12 The Season of Advent
11.25.12 Decon Desi / New Liturgical Year
11.18.12 Praying for Political Leaders
11.11.12 New Carpet / Christmas Bazaar / Octoberfest
11.4.12 2012 Elections
10.28.12 First Native American Saint
10.21.12 No Writing This Week
10.14.12 Year of Faih kickofffirst Native American saint
10.7.12 Fiscal Year Financial Statement
9.30.12 2012 Elections / Choir / Year of Faith
9.23.12 40 Days for Life 2012
9.16.12 Year of Faith - Learning Opportunities
9.9.12 St. Hugh School of Religion and Other Updates
9.2.12 No Writing This Week
8.26.12 No Writing This Week
8.19.12 No Writing This Week
8.12.12 Year of Faith
8.5.12 Federal HHS Mandate, Part 3
7.29.12 The Aurora, CO, shooting
7.22.12 Sustaining Church Tradition
7.15.12 Keeping Faith through the Storm
7.8.12 No Writing This Week
7.1.12 Reconciliation and Priesthood
6.24.12 Ordinary Time
6.17.12 Sensus Fidei
6.10.12 Solemnity of Corpus Christi
6.3.12 Celebrating Recent Graduates
5.27.12 On Religious Freedom
5.20.12 Confirmation
5.13.12 Ordination of Rick Kramer
5.6.12 2nd Graders Receiving First Holy Communion
4.29.12 First Holy Communion
4.22.12 Defining Marriage
4.15.12 Divine Mercy
4.8.12 He Is Risen Indeed
4.1.12 Holy Week
3.25.12 Feast of St. Hugh
3.18.12 Repentance and Faith
3.11.12 On Pennance
3.4.12 Living a Physical Spiritual Life
2.26.12 Sophistry
2.19.12 Lent
2.12.12 Federal HHS Mandate, continued
2.5.12 Federal HHS Mandate
1.29.12 Catholic Schools
1.22.12 Right to Life
1.15.12 On Martin Luther King, Jr.
1.8.12 Departure of Fr. Hurd
1.1.12 Solemnity of Mary
12.25.11 Incarnation
12.18.11 New Baptistery Icon
12.11.11 New Pew Racks
12.4.11 Gaudete Sunday
11.27.11 On Advent
11.20.11 The New English Prayers, Part 13
11.13.11 The New English Prayers, Part 12
11.6.11 The New English Prayers, Part 11
10.30.11 The New English Prayers, Part 10
10.23.11 The New English Prayers, Part 9
10.16.11 The New English Prayers, Part 8
10.9.11 The New English Prayers, Part 7
10.3.11 The New English Prayers, Part 6
9.25.11 The New English Prayers, Part 5
9.18.11 The New English Prayers, Part 4
9.11.11 The New English Prayers, Part 3
9.4.11 No Writing This Week
8.28.11 No Writing This Week
8.21.11 The New English Prayers, Part 2
8.14.11 The New English Prayers, Part 1
8.7.11 On Proportionalism
7.31.11 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)
7.24.11 On Sexual Orientation
7.17.11 Capital Improvements Fund
7.3.11 Holy Father’s Homily: Feast of Corpus Christi
6.26.11 Trust in Divine Providence
6.19.11 No Writing This Week
6.12.11 Holy Father Address in Croatia
6.5.11 On the New Evangelization
5.29.11 "Of Gods and Men" movie and a recent Papal Homily
5.22.11 Holy Father Easter Homily , Part 2
5.15.11 Holy Father Easter Homily , Part 1
5.1.11 On St. Thérèse of Lisieux , Part 2
4.24.11 On St. Thérèse of Lisieux , Part 1
4.17.11 Holy Week Message
4.10.11 On St. Francis de Sales, Part 2
4.3.11 On St. Francis de Sales
3.27.11 Holy Father Angelus Address (2/20/1)
3.20.11 On St. John of the Cross, Part 2
3.13.11 On St. John of the Cross, Part 1
3.6.11 Holy Father Lenten Message, Part 2
2.27.11 Holy Father Lenten Message, Part 1
2.20.11 Sanctuary Renovations / New Roman Missal
2.13.11 MD Catholic Conference Statement on Marriage
2.6.11 Week of Christian Unity
1.30.11 Papal Catechesis on St. Catherine of Genoa
1.23.11 Papal Catechesis on St. Veronica Giuliani
1.16.11 44th World Day of Peace message, Part 3
1.9.11 44th World Day of Peace message, Part 2
1.2.11 44th World Day of Peace message, Part 1
12.26.10 Papal Catechesis on Marguerite d’Oingt
12.19.10 Vigil of Nascent Human Life
12.12.10 Papal Catechesis on Blessed Julian of Norwich
12.5.10 Ignatius of Antioch, Letter to the Ephesians, Part 3
11.28.10 Ignatius of Antioch, Letter to the Ephesians, Part 2
11.21.10 Ignatius of Antioch, Letter to the Ephesians, Part 1
11.14.10 Ignatius of Antioch, Letter to the Romans, Part 2
11.7.10 Ignatius of Antioch,Letter to the Romans, Part 1
10.31.10 Papal Letter to Seminarians, Part 2
10.24.10 Papal Letter to Seminarians, Part 1
10.17.10 On St. Hildegard of Bingen, Part 2
10.10.10 On St. Hildegard of Bingen, Part 1
10.3.10 Religious Liberty and Catholic Mission, Part 3
9.26.10 Religious Liberty and Catholic Mission, Part 2
9.19.10 Religious Liberty and Catholic Mission, Part 1
9.12.10 On Pope Leo XIII: RerumNovarum
9.5.10 Letter of Barnabas, Part 4
8.29.10 Letter of Barnabas, Part 3
8.22.10 Letter of Barnabas, Part 2
8.15.10 Letter of Barnabas, Part 1
No Writing This Week (8.8.10) Due to Storm Outages
No Writing This Week 8.1.10) Due to Storm Outages
7.25.10 On Duns Scotus
7.18.10 Evangelization
7.11.10 Christian Discipleship
7.4.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 15
6.27.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 14
6.20.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 13
6.13.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 12
6.6.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 11
5.39.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 10
5.23.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 9
5.16.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 8
5.9.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 7
5.2.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 6
4.25.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 5
4.18.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 4
4.11.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 3
4.4.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 2
3.28.10 Reflections on the Priest, Part 1
3.21.10 Patience with our Faults and Imperfections
3.14.10 St. Bonaventure
3.7.10 Temptations
2.28.10 Repentance and Mortality
2.21.10 Lenten Message
No Writing This Week (2.14.10) Due to the Winter Blizzard(s)
2.7.10 On Ecumenism
1.31.10 The Holy Father
1.24.10 On the Franciscan and Dominican Orders
1.17.10 Papal Catechesis on Peter Lombard
1.10.10 Pope Benedict XVI’s Christmas Homily
1.3.10 Papal Catechesis on John of Salisbury
12.27.09 The Vocation of Love
12.20.09 Papal Catechesis on Rupert of Deutz
12.13.09 John the Baptist
12.6.09 Prophets and Prophecy
11.29.09 Advent
11.22.09 Christ the King
11.15.09 St. Francis de Sales, Part 2
11.8.09 St. Francis de Sales, Part 1
11.1.09 Defense of Marriage
10.25.09 On Pornography
10.18.09 A Will for Living
10.11.09 Addressing Infertility
10.4.09 The Folly of Contraception
9.27.09
On Assisted Suicide
9.20.09
Respect Life Month
9.13.09
On Human Dignity
9.6.09
Marriage and Family in America
8.30.09
Catholic Teaching on Sexuality, Part 2
8.23.09
Catholic Teaching on Sexuality
8.16.09
Fathers of the Church, Part 6
8.9.09
Fathers of the Church, Part 5
8.2.09
Fathers of the Church, Part 4
7.26.09
Fathers of the Church, Part 3
7.19.09
Fathers of the Church, Part 2
7.12.09
Fathers of the Church, Part 1
7.5.09
Papal Letter to Priests, Part 2
6.28.09
Papal Letter to Priests, Part 1
6.21.09
St. Theodore the Studite
6.14.09
Co-Responsibility of the Laity
6.7.09
Pope Benedict On Pentecost
5.31.09
On Pentecost
5.24.09
The President at Notre Dame
5.17.09
Papal Address to Muslims and Jews
5.10.09
Suffering and The Existence of God
5.3.09
Honoring Mary
4.26.09
The Meaning of Easter
4.19.09
Commitment to the Kingdom
4.12.09
On the Importance of Sunday Mass
4.5.09
On Holy Week
3.29.09
Feast of St. Hugh of Grenoble
3.22.09
On Chrisitan Asceticism, Part 2
3.15.09
On Chrisitan Asceticism, Part 1
3.8.09
What it Means to do Pennance
3.1.09
"Giving Up" for Lent
2.22.09
Message for Lent
2.15.09
Family Values in the Bible, Part 3
2.8.09
Family Values in the Bible, Part 2
2.1.09
Family Values in the Bible, Part 1
1.25.09
The Conversion of St Paul
1.18.09
On Prayer
1.11.09
Pope Benedict XVI Christmas Homily
1.4.09
The Meaning of Christmas
12.28.08
The Antidote to Idolatry
12.21.08
St. Paul on Word and Sacrament
12.14.08
Pope Benedict XVI on Original Sin
12.7.08
Pope's Homily on Advent
11.30.08
St. Paul on the Resurrection
11.23.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 62-65
11.16.08
A Guide to Our New Sanctuary
11.9.08
Can Science and Faith be Reconciled?
11.2.08
Principles for Fulfilling Political Responsibilities
10.26.08
Living Catholic Beliefs in Political Life
10.19.08
Forming a Political Conscience
10.12.08
Faithful Citizenship
10.5.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 58-61
9.28.08
Pope Benedict XVI Address to New Bishops
9.21.08
On the Importance of Prayer
9.14.08
Catholic Politicians and Abortion
9.7.08
When Human Life Begins
8.31.08
On Death and Prayer for the Dead
8.24.08
On Faith and Faith Formation
8.17.08
Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady
8.10.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 56-57
8.3.08
Pauline Jubilee Year
7.27.08
Tony Snow's Example of Witnessing to Faith
7.20.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 53-55
7.13.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 51-52
7.6.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 49-50
6.29.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 47-48
6.22.08
On the Sanctity of Life
6.15.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 45-46
6.8.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 42-44
6.1.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 39-41
5.25.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 36-38
5.18.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 33-35
5.11.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 31-32
5.3.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 29-30
4.27.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 27-28
4.20.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 25-26
4.13.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 22-24
4.4.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 20-21
3.30.08
Divine Mercy
3.23.08
On the Obligation of Weekly Mass
3.16.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 18-19
3.9.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 16-17
3.2.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 14-15
2.24.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 12-13
2.17.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 10-11
2.10.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 8-9
2.3.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 6-7
1.27.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 4-5
1.20.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 2-3
1.13.08
Compendium of the Catholic Church, 1
1.6.08
The Epiphany of the Lord
12.30.07
The Holy Family of Jesus
12.23.07
Doctors of the Church, part 10
12.16.07
Doctors of the Church, part 9
12.9.07
Doctors of the Church, part 8
12.2.07
Doctors of the Church, part 7
11.25.07
Doctors of the Church, part 6
11.18.07
Doctors of the Church, part 5
11.11.07
Doctors of the Church, part 4
11.4.07
Praying for the Dead
10.28.07
Doctors of the Church, part 3
10.21.07
Doctors of the Church, part 2
10.14.07
Doctors of the Church, part 1
10.7.07
The Rosary
9.30.07
The Office of Bishop
9.23.07
Indulgences
9.16.07
The Importance of Sunday Worship
9.9.07
Our New Icon at St. Hugh Church
9.2.07
Pope Benedict on Vatican Two
8.26.07
Doctrine on the Church, part 3
8.19.07
Doctrine on the Church, part 2
8.12.07
Doctrine on the Church, part 1
8.5.07
Fathers of the Church, part 6
7.29.07
Fathers of the Church, part 5
7.22.07
Fathers of the Church, part 4
7.15.07
Fathers of the Church, part 3
7.8.07
Fathers of the Church, part 2
7.1.07
Fathers of the Church, part 1
6.24.07
The Papacy
6.17.07
The Gift of Life
6.10.07
Corpus Christi
6.3.07
Holy Trinity
5.27.07
Gluttony
5.20.07
Same-Sex Marriage
5.13.07
Mary Our Mother
5.6.07
Conscience, Politics, Human Life, part 2
4.29.07
Conscience, Politics, Human Life, part 1
4.22.07
Third Sunday of Easter
4.15.07
Divine Mercy Sunday
4.8.07
Easter Sunday
4.1.07
Saint Hugh of Grenoble
3.25.07
Passiontide
3.18.07
Ecumenism
3.11.07
The Meaning of Fasting
3.4.07
Going to Confession
2.25.07
The Discipline of Prayer
2.18.07
Lent
2.11.07
The Eucharist
2.4.07
The Importance of Scripture
1.28.07
Eucharist as Thanksgiving
1.21.07
Tuition Assistance
1.14.07
Prayer and Illnesses of the Heart
1.7.07
New Year's Resolutions
12.31.06
Peace
12.24.06
The Mystery of Christmas
12.17.06
Ecumenical Patriarch
12.10.06
Christian and Muslim Relations
12.3.06
Advent
11.26.06
Christ the King
11.19.06
Materialism and Secularism
11.12.06

Praying For The Dead

11.5.06

Social Teaching

10.29.06

Politics And Morality

10.22.06

Involvement In Politcs

10.15.06

The Rosary

9.24.06

Prayer And The Rosary

9.17.06

Permanent Diaconate

8.20.06

Assumption Of Mary

8.13.06

Sexuality, Part Five

8.6.06

Contraception

7.30.06

Embryonic Stem Cell Research

7.23.06

Sexuality, Part Three

7.16.06

Sexuality, Part Two

7.9.06
Sexuality, Part One
6.25.06

Embryonic Stem Cell Research

6.18.06

Daily Mass

6.11.06

Conscience

6.4.06

Pentecost

5.28.06

Appointment Of Bishop Wuerl

5.21.06

Christian Morality, The Holy Spirit

5.14.06

Communion Under Both Kinds

5.7.06

Sacrament Of Confirmation

4.30.06

Proper Speech

4.23.06

Divine Mercy

4.16.06

Easter Sunday Obligation

4.9.06

Holy Week

4.2.06

Saint Hugh Of Grenoble

3.26.06

Meaning Of Work

3.19.06

Obligation Of Mass

3.12.06

Meaning Of Fasting

3.5.06
Lent
2.26.06

Use Of Scripture In Mass

2.12.06

Importance Of Scripture

2.5.06

Pope Benedict Lenten Message

1.29.06

Catholic Schools Week

1.22.06

Ecumenism

1.8.06
Epiphany
1.1.06
Mary Our Mother
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

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