Sermon Archive

Remembering Who You Are!

Remembering Who You Are!

It is said that the internet has a long memory and that all those who post information about themselves should remember that what they post today will be there next week, next month and next year.

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Following the Crowd

Following the Crowd

I am not the type of person who goes shopping on Black Friday. I am more apt to avoid the crowds of shoppers by doing my Christmas shopping on a weekday morning when the crowds are none existent.

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“Go, prophesy to my people”

“Go, prophesy to my people”

In the I Love Lucy T.V. Show, Lucy had a famous line that she would utter to Ethel in every episode, “Ethel, I have a plan”. From that phrase the story had its inspiration and Lucy would do crazy and kooky things to make her plan work. In no way am I equating God’s plan of salvation with one of Lucy’s kooky plans, but none the less God has a plan and we can see it in the scriptures and the lived-out experience of the church.

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In Our Weakness, We Find Strength

In Our Weakness, We Find Strength

In the moment of our lives when we are experiencing our greatest elation, we can find ourselves brought to the moment of our greatest humbling. I remember one such moment in my life. When I was in my final semester of seminary I was getting ready to be ordained a priest. I was flying high and was a bit full of myself.

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God is Gracious!

God is Gracious!

The choosing of a name for a new born baby is a serious undertaking by parents and by the immediate and extended families. I remember when my first great niece was born, the name her parents decided on was Stella.

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We are Always Courageous, for we walk by Faith!

We are Always Courageous, for we walk by Faith!

We are all familiar with the hymn, “We walk by Faith and not by sight”, that describes the meaning of the readings for today’s liturgy and it is a direct quote from the second reading.

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A Battle of Wills

A Battle of Wills

What distinguishes us from all other creatures? The fact that we have been created by our God with a free will. Our free will means we have the ability for self-determination.

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The Most Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)

Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, this feast is an important celebration on the Church calen- dar because it reminds us that the Eucharist is the memorial of the suffering and death of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

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The Most Holy Trinity reveals that God is a Multi-tasker!

The Most Holy Trinity reveals that God is a Multi-tasker!

The Most Holy Trinity is a mystery and like all things that are mysterious there is only so much we can say. What we can say is that God is a multi-tasker.

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What Should We Pray For?

What Should We Pray For?

Over the years as a priest, I have had my share of people who came to me with one problem or another seeking advice and guidance. The first question I usually ask people is, have you prayed?

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