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19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C – Homily

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year CWisdom 18:6-9Psalm 93:1, 12, 18-19, 20-22 (17b)Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19Luke 12:32-48August 11, 2019 “Blessed the people the Lord has chosen to be his own.”  The Lord has chosen to make all of us his children.  As our Father, He chooses to be “our help and our shield.”  Yet, we need […]

1st Sunday of Advent, Year C – Homily

1st Sunday of Advent, Year C Jeremiah 33:14-16 Psalm 25:4-5, 8-9, 10, 14 (1b) 1 Thessalonians 3:12-4:2 Luke 21:25-28, 34-36 December 2, 2018 Today begins a new year, a new year in the church that is.  Jesus’ Incarnation that we celebrate at Christmas set in motion his public ministry of preaching, teaching, and doing miracles, […]

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Daniel 12:1-3 Psalm 16:5, 8, 9-10, 11 (1) Hebrews 10:11-14, 18 Mark 13:24-32 November 18, 2018 In two weeks, we will begin a new liturgical year in the church on the First Sunday of Advent but first we draw our current year to an “end.”  With that in […]

Second Sunday of Advent, Year B – Homily

2nd Sunday in Advent, Year B Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 Psalm 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14 2 Peter 3:8-14 Mark 1:1-8 December 10, 2017 We continue our Advent season this week.  You might remember that the word “Advent” means coming.  As such, I spoke last week of how our Church calls us to think about both the first […]

1st Sunday in Advent, Year C – Homily

1st Sunday of Advent, Year C Jeremiah 33:14-16 Psalm 25:4-5, 8-9, 10, 14 1 Thessalonians 3:12 – 4:2 Luke 21:25-28, 34-36 November 29, 2015 Through Jeremiah the prophet, the Lord reminds the people that He “will fulfill the promise” He had made a promise to Israel and Judah of an heir to David.  The Lord […]