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Archive of posts tagged Evangelization

What Sort of Church Should We Be?

If you are a long-term reader of my blog and website, then you know that I fell away from the Church after Confirmation but returned after 16 years.  It is very important for me to be mindful of those who stop coming to church because they do not understand or appreciate all our faith offers […]

Some Thoughts on the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A

Those of you who are regular readers of my blog might notice that the title of this article is “Some Thoughts on the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A” as compared to the normal title including the word “homily.”  That’s because I’m not preaching this weekend.  We have a visiting priest from the Archdiocese […]

3rd Sunday of Easter, Year A – Homily

3rd Sunday of Easter, Year A Acts 2:14, 22-23 Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11 1 Peter 1:17-21 Luke 24:13-35 Once again, we hear a story of the disciples right after the tomb was found empty.  This time it is two disciples walking on the road to Emmaus.  We are not told why they are […]

3rd Sunday of Lent, Year A – Homily

3rd Sunday of Lent, Year A Exodus 17:3-7 Psalm 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9 Romans 5:1-2, 5-8 John 4:5-42 March 19, 2017 The Israelites have just left slavery in Egypt.  You might think they would be very thankful for being set free yet they are grumbling. Now, they do have a real concern.  They don’t have water […]


After attending an online workshop on the role of priest in the work of evangelization offered by the Paulist National Catholic Evangelizaiton AssociationI have added four new pages on evangelization to my website and a tab for evangelization on the left.  Check it out and let me know what you think. “The Evangelizing Mass” “The […]