Homily Archive

The Joy of Ordinary Time!

Well, here we are, back into Ordinary Time, The Festivities of Christmas are over; the trees and poinsettias’ have come down and the nativity, along with the other decorations have been packed away for another year.

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Day One for Jesus on the Job!

Do you remember your first day on the job, how did that first day go for you? Was it everything you thought it would be? Did you feel unprepared? Were you overwhelmed?

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There is one more gift to give to Jesus, the gift of yourselves!

The Epiphany of the Lord is one of the great liturgical celebrations throughout the entire year. The Feast of the Epiphany is the twelfth day after Christmas and has been celebrated throughout the centuries with great festivals and gift giving in celebration of the arrival of the Magi.

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Let us take Jesus with us wherever we go!

There will be a great deal of visiting in the coming days as we celebrate Christmas with family and friends. In most situations we look forward to visiting with family and friends who we only see maybe a few times a year.

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Rejoice in the Lord Always!

Today we rejoice for our Saviors coming is at hand. The Third Sunday of Advent is known in Latin as Gaudete Sunday. The translation of the word Gaudete is to Rejoice.

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Where do you find your Joy?

Where do you find your Joy? That is a question I have asked those who are discerning a Vocation to the priesthood, Diaconate or Religious Life and a question I continually ask them as they move through Formation.

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Advent provides us a new beginning!

New and improved; We hear that so often in advertising that we don’t even pay attention any longer. Because what we have found out is that new and improved usually means that some product has been repackaged and given a new advertising campaign, but the product is no different than it was before.

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Return to editingGive Faithful Witness to Christ the King!

If you haven’t figured out by now, I love history; especially the history of the scriptures and church history. I firmly believe, if we do not know where we have come from, we cannot understand how we got to where we are as a church, society and culture.

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Stand up and see that our salvation is at hand

It can seem as if the world is breaking apart right in front of our eyes. Wars, terrorism, violence, social issues, the clergy sexual abuse crisis and political discord.

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It is Ground Hog Day, again and again!

Have you ever seen the movie Groundhog Day? The 1993 film which was not much to speak about when it first came to theaters has become a classic.

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