Sermons on “John”
We are leaving the Christmas season now and entering into “Ordinary Time.” As I have often mentioned to you “Ordinary Time” doesn’t mean “ho-hum” time. The word “ordinary” here comes from the way we count, using ordinal numbers.View Sermon
This weekend marks the Third Sunday of Advent. We call this Sunday “Gaudete” Sunday because today’s Mass begins with the opening antiphon, “Gaudete in Domino semper” (“Rejoice in the Lord always”). Today we light the rose candle of the Advent wreath.View Sermon
What a wonderful focus our liturgies have this weekend! We celebrate “The Body and Blood of Jesus” (Corpus Christi). In the Gospel passage, we hear Jesus using one of His “I AM” statements.View Sermon
Have you considered lately the gifts of the Holy Spirit given to you at your Confirmation? They are in your heart and waiting to be called forth!
The season of Easter is officially over and today we celebrate Pentecost Sunday, the coming of the Holy Spirit!View Sermon
How many can you name from all the years that you’ve listened to the Holy Gospel? Let’s see…There’s “I am the vine, you are the branches,” “I am the way the truth, and the life,” “I am the Good Shepherd,” etc…and this weekend, we hear “I am the gate for the sheep.”View Sermon
Would people describe you as merciful and does the celebration of Easter lift your soul to new hope?
Here’s the scene…Jesus has died on the cross and has been buried…a few WOMEN go the tomb and find that the body of Jesus is gone. What?View Sermon
Alleluia!!! This weekend we celebrate the most important day of the year for Christians…the Resurrection of Jesus. Easter is the greatest and the most important feast in the Church.View Sermon
Do you recognize that Jesus is walking beside you through thick and thin…and will bring you back to life?
This is the third weekend of a three week span of special Gospel texts called the “Scrutinies.” They are meant to encourage us to “scrutinize” our hearts and determine if we are truly disciples.View Sermon