About Fr. David M. Friel

Fr. David M. Friel serves as parochial vicar at St. Anselm Church in northeast Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his M.A. from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Overbrook, and was ordained a priest in May 2011. This is his first article for HPR.

March 2013 Homilies

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For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts Homilies for March 2013 The Appearance of Christ to Mary Magdalene by Alexander Ivanov On Fire for the Lord Purpose: When the Lord of all life draws near, we are to bear fruit.  To flourish in his … [Read more...]

Roman Missal 3.0: Updates Installed

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As a revision, the Roman Missal 3.0 has, as its obvious intention, to be an improvement upon that which came before ... the highlights that follow will serve as fledgling insights into the treasures we have received. The last time I put … [Read more...]

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