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4th Sunday of Lent, Year C – Homily

4th Sunday of Lent, Year CJoshua 5:9a, 10-12Psalm 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7 (9a)2 Corinthians 5:17-21Luke 15:1-3, 11-32March 31, 2019 Sometimes I hear parents lamenting that they feel like all they are to their children is a chauffeur and/or a source of money.  “Mom, I need to drive me over to Susie’s house.”  “Dad, I need money […]

3rd Sunday of Lent, Year C – Homily

3rd Sunday of Lent, Year CExodus 3:1-8a, 13-15Psalm 103:1-2, 3-4, 6-7, 8, 11 (8a)1 Corinthians 10:1-6, 10-12Luke 13:1-9March 24, 2019 Suffering is real.  Some say, “everything happens for a reason.”  Why does suffering happen? In Jesus’ time a common understanding of suffering was that it was punishment for sin.  Therefore, if you were suffering, it […]

“Coming to Know Jesus”

Homily for March 2019 Holy HourExodus 17:3-7Psalm 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9 (8)Romans 5:1-2, 5-8John 4:5-42 How much do you know about our faith?  How well do you know Jesus? I’m sure everyone here tonight knows the Lord’s Prayer by heart.  How much time do you pray about what the words of this prayer that comes from […]

2nd Sunday in Lent, Year C – Homily

2nd Sunday of Lent, Year CGenesis 15:5-12, 17-18Psalm 27:1, 7-8, 8-9, 13-14 (1a)Philippians 3:17-4:1Luke 9:28b-36March 17, 2019 Jesus went up on the mountain to pray.  What does “prayer” mean to you?  It can include recite familiar prayers like the Rosary.  Other forms of recited prayer might include the Divine Mercy Chaplet or whatever your favorite […]

Video Presentation – “Where Do We Go For Truth?”

I gave another presentation on Monday. This one, “Where Do You Go For Truth?,” discusses “Truth” and provides some guidance on how we search for God’s Truth to answer the tough questions in a world where society says there is no truth. Hope you enjoy it. It lasts about an hour and a quarter. Peace, […]

1st Sunday of Lent, Year C – Homily

1st Sunday of Lent, Year CDeuteronomy 26:4-10Psalm 91:1-2, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15 (see 15b)Romans 10:8-13Luke 4:1-13March 10, 2019 “Be with me, Lord, when I am in trouble.”  There are many people who cry to the Lord when they are “in trouble” but don’t pay much attention to the Lord when things are good.  I know in […]

8th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C – Homily

8th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year CSirach 27:4-7Psalm 92:2-3, 13-14, 15-16 (see 2a)1 Corinthians 15:54-58Luke 6:39-45March 3, 2019 “Can a blind person guide a blind person?”  If they try, they may “both fall into a pit.”  If a blind person went walking down Main Street when the construction is going on, they might end up […]