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Homilies

Fr. Kachy

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun: May 5, 2019  Fr. Kachy

 

 THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER – YEAR C1St Reading: Acts 5:27-32, 40-41; 2nd Reading: Rev. 5:11-14; Gospel: Jn. 21:1-19 or 21:1-14

 

During Easter the Sunday and weekday gospel readings are taken from St John’s gospel; this is the time of year ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

                              Homily Rerun:  2nd Sunday of Easter, DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY                                    Acts 5:12-16  /  Rev. 1:9-11, 12-13, 17-19  /  John 20:19-31                              (The italicized part at the end can be used as a meditative prayer.)

 The Wounds of Jesus:  Seeing Jesus From the Inside Out  (Fr Bill) 

 

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Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun   EASTER SUNDAY   

Fr. Bill

My Dear Children of God:

One time, in the fertile fields of my imagination, I was digging in the ruins of the ancient city of Antioch, one of the centers of Christianity in the early days of the Church. I found ... Read More »

Fr. Kachy

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

PALM SUNDAY

Christ’s Triumphant Entry into the Passion (Fr. Kachy)

The duo “catchup” of Palm Sunday is the celebration of Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem with the commemoration of the first part of the Paschal Mystery – the Passion and death of our Lord. The commemoration of the ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:  5th Sunday of Lent,  

In the Possession of Christ Jesus (Fr. Bill)

 

All great saints “have indeed been taken possession of by Christ Jesus.” (St Paul in 1st reading) This is how they lived in extraordinary holiness in this world – and is how they live ... Read More »

Fr. Kachy

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT, Cycle C

Fr. Kachy

The Fourth Sunday of Lent is traditionally called Laetare Sunday. Laetare is a Latin word that means “rejoice.” Traditionally, Sundays are named after the first word of the liturgy’s opening antiphon. On this Sunday, the antiphon is taken ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

                                         Homily Rerun:                                                   3rd Sunday of Lent,  C                          Becoming a Great Saint Is All About Jesus  (Fr. Bill)

   

My dear Children of God: Becoming great saints living in ... Read More »

Deacon Bruce

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

Second Sunday of Lent C

Deacon Bruce

 

In today’s Gospel it says that Jesus took Peter, James, and John and went up the mountain to pray. He sets them apart from the rest in order for them to experience something special.  Whenever the Gospel tell us ... Read More »

Fr. Kachy

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

1st SUNDAY OF LENT – THE TEMPTATIONS OF JESUS

 

 It is rather unpleasant when a preacher in his sermon has to mention the word “devil” more often than the name of God, as if he is preaching the devil! It’s very unfortunate that today I’m trapped into this situation!

Jesus in the midst of fasting and prayer encounters the devil who ambitiously attempt to wrestle Him down. In the Garden of Eden the devil appeared to Eve in the form of a serpent, but here we are not told which form he took. Now if you think you have never encountered the devil physically in your life just be mindful of the different forms and shapes he appears to you when he tries to con you ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

8th Sunday Ordinary Time, 2019

From Stupid To Holy (Fr. Bill)

 

Have you ever noticed how many stupid things there are in life: I only needed the 5 pin to get the spare and my stupid bowling ball misses the stupid thing. I drop my dish ... Read More »