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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 […]