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Homilies

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

The Baptism of the Lord 2020

(the last day of the Christmas Season in the Year of Grace)

Christmas is Ended, Go in Peace  (Fr. Bill)

My Dear Children of God:     In the Baptism of the Lord we see Jesus commissioned to carry out and teach ... Read More »

Deacon Carlos

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

 

Homily Rerun:

THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY, AND JOSEPH - DECEMBER 29, 2019

Deacon Carlos

Manny’s grandparents were immigrants from Portugal. Because they spoke very little English, it was difficult for him to understand them. He dreaded going to their house because he thought it smelled ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

Christmas 2019

Open The Gift of Christmas  (Fr. Bill)

My Dear Children of God:     One of my most challenging and frustrating days for preaching is Christmas. It is difficult to cut through all the very good distractions which are ‘in me’ just as much as they ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

December 22 homily to be posted at a later date.  

Deacon Bruce

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

Third Sunday of Advent C

Deacon Bruce

Our entrance antiphon for today is from St. Paul, “Rejoice in the Lord always. I shall say it again: rejoice!” (Philippians 4:4) This isn’t a suggestion from St. Paul, but rather this is a command!

Zephaniah says, “Shout for ... Read More »

Fr. Kachy

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

SECOND WEEK OF ADVENT, CYCLE “A”

Fr. Kachy

"Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!" – is the central message of advent. It was the opening message of John the Baptist’s preaching and indeed of Jesus’ public ministry. John's preaching of the coming of ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

1st Sunday of Advent 2019

God’s Time Is Near: We Wait in Joyful Hope  (Fr Bill)

My Dear Children of God:     We begin our new Year of Grace with the Advent theme: God’s Time Is Near. At Christmas our theme will advance to: God’s Time Is ... Read More »

Fr. Kachy

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

THE SOLEMNITY OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE

Fr. Kachy

 

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, is the crown of the liturgical year. Pope Pius XI established this feast in 1925 as an attempt to counteract atheism and secularism ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:         

33rd Sunday, ‘C’, 2019

Eschatology    (Fr. Bill)

 

My Dear Children of God: I always want to know how a story ends. I am very frustrated and dissatisfied when can’t see the end of a TV show or a movie. As we wind down the liturgical year, ... Read More »

Deacon Bruce

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time C

Deacon Bruce

I don’t know about any of you, but I’m glad we don’t follow that particular part of the Law of Moses that is in today Gospel.  I don’t think I’d be very comfortable marrying any of my brother’s wives.

There is a story that goes . . ... Read More »