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24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Isaiah 50:5-9a Psalm 116:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9 (9) James 2:14-18 Mark 8:27-35 September 16, 2018 Jesus had been doing miracles, curing people and driving out demons.  He had also been preaching.  Certainly, the miracles attracted crowds but what do the people think of Jesus beyond looking for miracles? […]

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Job 7:1-4, 6-7 Psalm 147:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 (3a) 1 Corinthians 9:16-19, 22-23 Mark 1:29-39 February 4, 2018 Jesus helped many people.  He healed Simon’s mother-in-law of her fever.  “He cured many who were sick with various diseases and he drove out many demons,” but is this the purpose […]

7th Sunday of Easter, Year A – Homily

7th Sunday of Easter, Year A Acts 1:12-14 Psalm 27:1, 4, 7-8 (13) 1 Peter 4:13-16 John 17:1-11a On Thursday we celebrated Jesus’ Ascension into Heaven.  This marked an important moment as the disciples saw him ascend on the cloud so that they (and us!) might all know Jesus has returned to his place in […]