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Trust: Both Necessary and Difficult

The Eighth Commandment is “You Shall Not Bear False Witness Against Your Neighbor.” How is society to function if we cannot trust others to tell the truth? Likewise, we need to be able to trust others not to steal, commit adultery, or covet what is ours. Each of us likely know some people we trust […]

2nd Sunday of Lent, Year A – Homily

2nd Sunday of Lent, Year AGenesis 12:1-4aPsalm 33:4-5, 18-19, 20, 22 (22)2 Timothy 1:8b-10Matthew 17:1-9March 8, 2020 We hear today the story of Jesus’ Transfiguration.  He took Peter, James, and John “and led them up a high mountain.”  On the mountain they saw Jesus transfigured, his facing shining, and his clothes “became white as light.”  […]

First Sunday at St. Michael’s Homily (14th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C)

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C Isaiah 66:10-14c Psalm 66:1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 16, 20 Galatians 6:14-18 Luke 10:1-12, 17-20 As I thought about what to say for first weekend I here.  I’m sure you have questions about me.  I could boast about good things I have done but I won’t.  Have I done some […]

7th Sunday of Easter, Year C – Homily

7th Sunday of Easter, Year C Acts 7:55-60 Psalm 97:1-2, 6-7, 9 Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20 John 17:20-26 May 8, 2016 We don’t talk often about the Book of Revelation but today’s passage contains words spoken by the Lord to John that have become symbolic of our faith.  The Lord says to John, “I am […]

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B 1 Kings 17:10-16 Psalm 146:7-10 Hebrews 9:24-28 Mark 12:38-44 November 8, 2015 Do we trust in God? The fact that we are here says we want to but do we live like trust God? Our readings today speaking about trusting God.  The very first line from 1 Kings […]