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Presentation on the Sacraments of Healing

I was scheduled to do the next presentation in my series on the Sacraments on March 25th. Like so many other things, because of the Coronavirus, that in-person has been cancelled. Because of the uncertainty of how long it will be before we can gather for presentations, I decided to go ahead and make a […]

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Wisdom 1:13-15, 2:23-24 Psalm 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11, 12, 13 (2a) 2 Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15 Mark 5:21-43 July 1, 2018 Today we hear of Jesus doing two great healings.  One is for a twelve-year-old girl who, by the time Jesus’ arrives at the home, has “died”.  The […]

God’s Presence

Today’s Gospel for Mass comes from Luke 4:38-44.  It has just seven verses and is set near the very beginning of Jesus’ ministry but it contains much of what we see throughout Jesus’ ministry. We hear how the crowds bring people to Jesus as they intercede for them.  In response Jesus heals the people.  Jesus […]

The Anointing of the Sick

Each year our parish celebrates a Mass with the Anointing of the Sick and today is the day.  As I prepare my homily here are some thoughts I would like to share with you. Sacraments are a powerful thing and a gift from God.  In Baptism we receive new life and the Holy Spirit and […]