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Homilies

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

27th Sunday 2019

Christ Our Hope in Every Season of Life 

(Fr. Bill)

 

My Dear Children of God: October is Respect Life Month and the first Sunday is Respect Life Sunday. The focus chosen by the bishops for this year (2019) is: “Christ Our Hope in ... Read More »

Fr. Kachy

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun

26th SUNDAY, CYCLE “C” Gospel (Read Lk. 16:19-31)

Fr. Kachy

Last Sunday’s Gospel ended with a warning from Jesus:  “You cannot serve both God and mammon.” The main theme of this Sunday’s readings is the warning that the selfish and extravagant use of God’s blessings, like ... Read More »

Fr. Bill

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:     25th Sunday, 9/8/19

“Dishonest Wealth” or “True Wealth” 

(Fr. Bill)

 

My Dear Children of God: I ask those to whom I donate to keep my name anonymous telling them:

“I’m trying to buy my way into Heaven.” From some of the religious orders I get a ... Read More »

Deacon Bruce

Posted by Joseph Mikulan

Homily Rerun:

24th Sunday Ordinary Time C

Deacon Bruce

For the past few Sundays, Jesus has talked about salvation – from the human viewpoint.  He speaks about the “narrow gate” to the Kingdom of Heaven.  He offers us the key to the narrow gate, namely humility.  He told ... Read More »

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 »