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Homilies

Homilies

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

Divine Mercy Sunday, Octave Day of Easter 2021

Acts 4:32-35; 1 Jn 5:1-6; Jn 20:19-31

One Heart & One Mind (Fr Bill)

“The community of believers was of one heart and mind.” (Acts 4:32) 

My Dear Children of God: What does it mean to be of ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

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Easter Sunday, 2021

Easter: The Curtain & The Stone   (Fr. Bill)

My Dear Children of God: The stone rolled away from the tomb caught my attention as I prepared my Easter homily. Along with that, my mind was clinging to last Sunday’s Passion in which St. Mark told ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:         

Passion/Palm Sunday,

2021 Is 50:4-7 / Phil 2:6-11 / Mark 14:1-15:47 

The Word That Will Rouse the Weary: JESUS 

(Fr. Bill)

My Dear Children of God:                

With this Mass we begin Holy Week. Will you let this week pass you by as merely one of the ... Read More »

Deacon Bruce

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Homily Rerun:

Fifth Sunday of Lent

Deacon Bruce

Our Readings today are filled with anticipation. The days are coming, Jeremiah prophesies in today’s First Reading. The hour has come, Jesus says in the Gospel. The new covenant that God promised to Jeremiah is made in the “hour” of ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

3rd Sunday of Lent, 20121

Ex 20:1-17 / 1 Cor 1:22-25 / John 2:13-25

In Need of a Whip Maker!  (Fr. Bill)

My Dear Children of God:     We need someone to make a whip and to drive out evil from the Church, from our nation, and ... Read More »

Deacon Dennis

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Homily Rerun:

Second Sunday of Lent 2021

Deacon Dennis

Oh, to have the faith of Abraham! In the first reading for this Second Sunday of Lent, we revisit the familiar story of Abraham responding to God’s call to sacrifice his son. God put Abraham to the test and Abraham ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:  6th Sunday Ordinary Time 2021 

Lev 13:1-2, 44-46; 1 Cor 10:31-11:1; Mark 1:40-45

Introduction to Bishop’s Homily  (Fr. Bill) 

This weekend we are caught in the tug-o-war between the pragmatics and the romantics of daily life. On one side we have Valentine’s Day weekend. On the ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

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  Homily Rerun:  5th Sunday Ordinary 2021  Job 7:1-4, 6-7; 1 Cor 9:16-19, 22-23; Mk 1:29-39 

Fr. Bill

     ‘GETTINGS’ & ‘GETS’

My Dear Children of God, 

Today’s homily is about the ‘Gettings’ and ‘Gets’ involved in being a disciple of Jesus.” I’ll focus on two ‘gettings’ and ... Read More »

Deacon Bruce

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun: Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

A definition of a prophet is, “one who hears the Word of God and then repeats what he hears.” The idea of “teaching with authority” is central to our understanding of the role of the prophet in Scripture. We usually think ... Read More »

Deacon Dennis

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)

Deacon Dennis

Here we are at the beginning of a new year with high hopes that this year will be better than 2020. We have hope even though we know that there is much in our world that is wrong. ... Read More »