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Homilies

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:          The Baptism of the Lord 2021         Is 42:1-4, 6-7 / Acts 10:34-38 / Mk 1:7-11 

 

Penitential Rite:       

Lord God, to love You is to obey Your commandments.       Lord, Have mercy.

Lord Jesus, You are the “beloved Son” of God.                    Christ, have mercy.

Lord God, You ... Read More »

Deacon Bruce

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

 

Homily Rerun:

The Ephiphany of the Lord 2021

Deacon Bruce

 Today's celebration of the Epiphany is one of the oldest feasts in the Church, it is even older than the celebration of Christmas. The word epiphany is from the Greek and means "to show oneself." Almighty God, ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:         

4th Sunday of Advent 2020:  2 Sam. 7:1-5,8-12,14,16; Rom. 16:25-27; Lk. 1:26-38

“Because of God’s Great Love” (Fr. Bill)

My Dear Children of God:

Do you think your life would be different if a messenger from God, perhaps an angel, came to you and said: “Hail ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Note:  The break in the Homily sequence is due to early bulletin requirements for the holidays.  

Homily Rerun:  Christ the King 2020 Ez 34:11-12, 15-17; Ps 23; 1 Cor 15:20-26, 28; Mt 25:31-46

Jesus: The Condemned King standing before Pilate testifying to the truth, The Crucified King granting paradise ... Read More »

Bishop Robert Barron

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1st Sunday of Advent 

Bishop Robert Barron

Friends,

Welcome to this great Advent journey! I’m so glad you’re joining me and hundreds of thousands of others in prayer and reflection during this holy season.

Every Advent, Christians sing a haunting song whose words go back to the ninth ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily to Conclude Youth Retreat Nov. 14, 2020

(Mass for 33rd Week Ordinary Time, cycle ‘A’)

Fr. Bill

“Truth, Goodness &Beauty 

 

The perfection of God’s Goodness is His Beauty.

The perfection of God’s Beauty is the vision of His Truth.

The perfection of God’s Truth is the ... Read More »

Deacon Bruce

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun: 32nd Week Ordinary Time 2020

Deacon Bruce

Today’s Gospel parable requires a little explanation because it presumes customs that we don’t follow. In that culture, there were two stages to getting married. The first was the betrothal. Representatives from both families would get together and decide ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun: All Saints Day – Nov. 1, 2020

“To Be a Saint”  (Fr Bill)

Retired Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano wrote an open letter to President Trump dated Oct 25, 2020. Speaking of the times in which we live he wrote “This historical moment sees the forces of Evil ... Read More »

Deacon Rick

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

 

Homily Rerun:

30th Sunday Ordinary Time 2020

Deacon Rick

                Today in our Gospel, Jesus is once again confronted by the Pharisees with questions meant to trip Him up.  We read something like this last week as well, when they ... Read More »

Deacon Bruce

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2020

Deacon Bruce

 We hear a lot about the Pharisees in the Bible.  As a group, they have gotten a bad reputation. Many of the Pharisees and Scribes were good people and really were trying very hard to be observant of ... Read More »