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Homilies

Homilies

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:          

19th Sunday, August 11, 2019           

Temporary or Forever, the Choice Is Yours  (Fr. Bill)

 

 For the last few weeks the Scriptures have been challenging us to get real about following Jesus into the Kingdom of Heaven: Three weeks ago Jesus said: “Martha, Marth, you are anxious ... Read More »

Fr. Gerry Cunningham

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time C

Fr. Gerry Cunningham

 

 It is important to have a good Ego.  A healthy ego develops self-confidence, self-worth, self-esteem, self-love and self-preservation.  Self-preservation is one of our core instincts.  So logically it makes sense that we would and should make money and save ... Read More »

Deacon Bruce

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

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17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bruce

 

 

The subject of today’s readings is of course prayer. Prayer is such a vast subject, it is hard to know where to begin discussing prayer and where to end. Prayer, in short, is a conversation with God.

In ... Read More »

Fr. Vijoy

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily of Fr. Vijoy Kallingal

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 

Three strangers approach the tent of Abraham and Sarah (Genesis 18:1-10). Abraham runs to meet them. He welcomed them to his home and offered them water to wash their feet and appease their thirst. He asked his wife ... Read More »

Fr. Kachy

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

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FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, CYCLE C

1st: Deut. 30:10-14; 2nd Col. 1:15-20; Gspl: Lk. 10:25-37

Fr. Kachy

 Who is my neighbor whom I must love like myself? In the society of Jesus' time, with its distinctions between Jews and Gentiles, men and women, clean and ... Read More »

Deacon Carlos

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

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FOURTEENTH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

Deacon Carlos

In 1968, seven couples and a priest attended a marriage retreat that would change their lives. Their marriages were renewed in a way they never thought possible. Through the witness of the couples on the weekend, the priest also ... Read More »

Deacon Bruce

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

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July 4, 2019 Independence Day

Deacon Bruce

 

Today we celebrate the “Fourth of July.” It is typically a holiday that people travel, families and friends gather, and people ignite fireworks to celebrate. It is viewed as a holiday, by many, who might just relax by the ... Read More »

Fr. Kachy

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

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13TH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME, YEAR C

Readings: (1st: I Kg 19, 16-21; 2nd: Gal 5, 1.13-18 Gos: Lk 9, 51-62)

Fr. Kachy

This Sunday, the church calls us to be totally committed to Christ. The readings today are about discipleship. They present different people ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

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Corpus Christi 2019

Amening the Eucharist  (Fr. Bill)

 

Mortimer Adler, a 20th century Jewish philosopher and educator said: “If I believed what you Catholics say you believe (about the Eucharist), I would crawl on my hands and knees five miles to get to it.” His attitude ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:  TRINITY SUNDAY        

Proverbs 8:22-31  /  Psalm 8  /  Romans 5:1-5  /  John 16:12-15

 God is God & I’m Not  (Fr. Bill)

 

Today’s feast of the Most Holy Trinity reminds us of the mystery of God Who is “Totally Other.” He is separated from us by an ... Read More »