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Homilies

Homilies

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

                        Abbreviated Homily Rerun:                                 23rd Sunday, 9/8/19                      Wis 9:13-18 / Phil 9-10, 12-17 / Lk 14:25-33

                         Burn the Bridges  (Fr. Bill)

       Jesus doesn’t want spectators or cheerleaders. He wants disciples who are engaged in the life and death struggle being played out. Last week’s ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:  22nd Sunday, Sept 1, 2019

Cleanse Your Palate  (Fr. Bill)

“O Lord it’s hard to be humble, when you’re perfect in every way.” (Mac Davis)

There is a tendency to misunderstand humility in a way that makes it very unappealing. We seek a correct understanding of ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:  22nd Sunday, Sept 1, 2019

 

Fr. Bill

Cleanse Your Palate 

“O Lord it’s hard to be humble, when you’re perfect in every way.” (Mac Davis)

 

There is a tendency to misunderstand humility in a way that makes it very unappealing. We seek a correct understanding ... Read More »

Deacon Bruce

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

  Homily Rerun:   21st Sunday in Ordinary Time C  Deacon Bruce

In the first reading, God states that He has come to gather people of all nations to see His glory.  He will gather them from all over the world to be His own. God rejects any kind ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun

20th Sunday, August 18, 2019          

Jer 38:4-6, 8-10 / Heb 12:1-4 / Luke 12:49-53

 Un-Disturbed or On-Fire  (Fr. Bill)

 

In scripture classes I was taught that the Word of God comforts the afflicted and afflicts the comfortable. In homiletics classes I was taught that preaching ... Read More »

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

Homily Rerun:

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

Homily Rerun:

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 »