Christmas Homily 2018: Earthrise

Here is my homily from Dec. 24, 2018, Christmas Mass During the Night.

Readings: Isaiah 9.2-4,6-7; Psalm 96; Titus 2.11-14; Luke 2.1-16 (See the readings at
Watch the crew of Apollo 8 read from the Book of Genesis on Dec. 24, 1968:

Earthrise photo taken from the moon:

We’d love to have you at Mass! Upcoming Mass times at Holy Spirit Parish are:
Sunday, Feast of the Holy Family
Saturday, Dec. 29: 5pm
Sunday, Dec. 30: 10am, 12pm, and 7pm
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Monday, Dec. 31: 5pm
Tuesday, Jan. 1: 10am

Author: Fr. Darryl Millette

A priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon.

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  1. This was the year that my Godmother, who was a publisher, printed a Christmas card using this image. The inside text read, “Christmas is a Son away from home.”

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