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Homilies

Homilies

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 »

Fr. Kachy

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

7TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR “C” – “BE PERFECT!”

Fr. Kachy

 

 

Love the enemy? Giving up more than your adversary demands, or doubling troublesome obligations? Turn the other cheek? Never, no way, no how. More easily said than done!

To be more practical I just ask ... Read More »

Our Catholic Appeal

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

February 17.  6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Due to the yearly Catholic Appeal there was no homily this weekend.

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:  5th Sunday Ordinary Time, 2019

 Great Saints Living in Extraordinary Holiness!  (Fr. Bill)

 

“The Catholic Church glories in every deed of Christ. Her supreme glory, however, is the cross.  … 

“Certainly in times of tranquility the cross should give you joy. But maintain the same faith ... Read More »

Fr. Kachy

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

 

4th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C

Fr. Kachy

 

I hope you realize that this Sunday we read from the Gospel of Luke, continuing immediately from last week's Gospel. Remember that in last Sunday's Gospel, Jesus read from the prophet Isaiah and announced that this Scripture was ... Read More »

Deacon Bruce

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Deacon Bruce

The First Reading from the Book of Nehemiah was written in a very difficult time for Judaism. The Babylonian exile was over, but the chaos remained. The people had tried to maintain their identity and relationship with God throughout the Babylonian ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:        

  2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time 2019            

   “Too Beautiful!  Too Simple!  Too Good!  (Fr. Bill)

 

 

My dear Children of God:     

God speaks to us today through Isaiah the Prophet, St Paul the Apostle, and St John the Evangelist a Word which is too beautiful, too ... Read More »

Fr. Kachy

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD

Fr. Kachy

We celebrate today the feast of the Baptism of the Lord and by this celebration the Christmas season comes to a close. Tomorrow, Monday we turn to the "Ordinary Time" of the liturgical calendar. This feast caps off the ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

                 Homily Rerun:               

  Epiphany, 2019                       Opening the Gift of Christmas (Fr. Bill) 

 

 

To be fully received enjoyed gifts must be opened. Today’s I draw from the wisdom of five great ladies (Holy Mother Church, Mary, Mrs. Santa Claus [and Mr.], Your Mother [and your ... Read More »