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St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church (Gilbert, AZ) Podcasts

Jan 31, 2023

January Sanctuary Update and Ordinary Time

First, I wanted to give a brief update regarding our sanctuary project. I've heard from the vendor that around Ash Wednesday our new sanctuary furnishings will arrive and that we'll now be installing our murals at the end of February into early March. 

Second, thank you for all...

Jan 25, 2023

Remembering Pope Benedict XVI

With the passing of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI I wanted to share some personal reflections about Pope Benedict and what he's meant in my life. I will miss him but am grateful for his witness and teaching of the faith. 

Here's a link to his Vatican webpage where you can access his writings:

Dec 28, 2022

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! May the birth of our Lord bring you great joy! 

The prayer I read at the end, you'll find the full text below from St. Charles de Foucauld

The Nativity. From Mediations of a hermit: 

"I was born, born for you, born in a cave, in December, in the cold, on a wintry night, in poverty and in...

Dec 3, 2022

Journeying with Mary through Advent

Hello St. Mary Magdalene, 

Happy Advent! This is my favorite time of year. There's a palatable joy and eagerness as we await the coming of Christ. During this season too, we have an incredible opportunity to walk with Mary in her final month of pregnancy and await the birth of Christ...

Nov 26, 2022

Happy Advent!

Hello St. Mary Magdalene, 

Thanks for tuning in to this week’s video. I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. It’s hard to believe that this weekend is the First Sunday of Advent, the start of a new liturgical year and the time of preparation for Christ’s coming. This is a fantastic season of hope...