Sermons

All God’s People are called to Proclaim the Good News

Over my years as a Priest I have learned that no Priest ministers on his own, rather it is through the collaboration with others that the mission of Jesus Christ is accomplished. The most important attribute of a Pastor is having the ability to recognize the giftedness of ministry in others even when they do not recognize it in themselves.

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The Inspired Word of God must be shared!

We don’t often think about how all the scriptures were brought together to create the book we know as the Holy Bible. We know that the scriptures are the inspired Holy Word of God and that many different people received this inspired Word from God.

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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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