Category Archives: Homilies

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time — January 26, 2020

We want to believe what we want to believe, and nobody is going to tell us different.  We put up walls that divide.  We surround ourselves only with the like-minded. Continue reading

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Feast of the Baptism of the Lord — January 12, 2020

Today’s Readings can be found here.        This Gospel that we just heard, brothers and sisters, is a game changer.  Centuries and centuries ago, God created us, and we fell from grace through the original sin, but He … Continue reading

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Feast of the Epiphany — January 5, 2020

The readings for today’s feast can be found here. The story of the Epiphany, which we just heard proclaimed in the Gospel, is a story of faith.  It is a story of faith in exercise, and it is a story … Continue reading

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Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God — January 1, 2020

The passage of time, the tick of the clock, the turn of the calendar page, the changing of the calendar itself from 2019 to 2020 is very useful to us in the practicalities of our lives.  Time passes, and we … Continue reading

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Feast of the Holy Family — December 29, 2019

I am always struck by the fact that the eternal Son of God chose to come into this world as a little baby.  It did not have to be this way — Jesus could have come as an adult human … Continue reading

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Christmas — December 25, 2019

Readings from the Mass at Night are found here. My dear brothers and sisters, how blessed we are.  It may not always seem that way, if we think of the trials of life, the difficulties, the tragedies, the losses and … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Advent — December 22, 2019

Today’s Mass readings can be found here. Imagine for a moment you were planning on buying a new house.  You did an extensive search, looked at the neighborhood, checked up on the school system, and looked at the crime statistics.  … Continue reading

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