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3rd Sunday of Lent, Year C – Homily

3rd Sunday of Lent, Year C Exodus 3:1-8a, 13-15 Psalm 103:1-2, 3-5, 6-7, 8, 11 1 Corinthians 10:1-6, 10-12 Luke 13:1-9 February 28, 2016 “Some people told Jesus” about what Pilate was doing (mingling the blood of sacrifices).  This leads to Jesus talking about suffering.  Remember, in those days people believed that if you were […]

2nd Sunday in Lent, Year C – Homily

2nd Sunday of Lent, Year C Genesis 15:5-12, 17-18 Psalm 27:1, 7-8, 8-9, 13-14 Philippians 3:17-4:1 Luke 9:28b-36 February 21, 2016 Abram, who will become Abraham, has been lamenting that he does not have any children.  In Abraham’s day this would have been huge.  Children were your “future”, the mark you left on this world.  […]

1st Sunday in Lent, Year C – Homily

1st Sunday of Lent, Year C Deuteronomy 26:4-10 Psalm 91:1-2, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15 Romans 10:8-13 Luke 4:1-13 February 14, 2016 Every time we come to Mass, we pray the Lord’s Prayer.  We pray it with the rosary.  It is used in the Liturgy of the Hours and other devotions.  Every time we pray it, we […]

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C – Homily

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C Isaiah 6:1-2a, 3-8 Psalm 138, 1-2,2-3, 4-5, 7-8 1 Corinthians 15:1-11 Luke 5:1-11 February 8, 2016 Jesus continues to heal and to preach.  He is drawing great crowds that press upon him.  So, he gets into Simon’s boat and asks him to take the boat out a short […]