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30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Jeremiah 31:7-9 Psalm 126:1-6 Hebrews 5:1-6 Mark 10:46-52 October 25, 2015 Today we hear of Jesus doing another miracle healing.  This time it is the healing of Bartimaeus who is blind.  Without a doubt this is a wonderful thing for Bartimaeus but is it all Jesus is for […]

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Isaiah 53:10-11 Psalm 33:4-5, 18-19, 20, 22 Hebrews 4:14-16 Mark 10:35-45 October 18, 2015 Lord, let your mercy be on us, as we place our trust in you. We know God is merciful.  We count on His Mercy.  Because we know we can count on God’s Mercy, we […]

Is Culture Dictating Our Faith?

We continue to see stories in the news about surveys that say people of faith hold the same values as people who don’t go to church.  For example, the divorce rate among Catholics is nearly the same as among the general population.  I will note that some of the surveys are finally beginning to distinguish between […]

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Wisdom 7:7-11 Psalm 90:12-13, 14-15, 16-1 Hebrews 4:12-13 Mark 10:17-30 October 11, 2015 Our responsorial verse speaks of asking God to fill us with His Love so that we might sing for joy!  Do we make known the joy we have in the Lord? Hebrews describes the Word of […]

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (Respect Life Sunday) – Homily

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Genesis 2:18-24 Hebrews 2:9-11 Mark 10:2-16 October 4, 2015 The Lord God said: “It is not good for the man to be alone.” God created the Garden of Eden and everything in it, including man.  God knew what He had created was good.  He knew the “man” was […]