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Video Presentation on Mercy

I just uploaded the video of my latest presentation “Exploring the Meaning and Need For Mercy” for the Jubilee Year of Mercy.  Be sure and check it out at—exploring-mercy.html. Peace, Fr. Jeff

3rd Sunday of Lent, Year C – Homily

3rd Sunday of Lent, Year C Exodus 3:1-8a, 13-15 Psalm 103:1-2, 3-5, 6-7, 8, 11 1 Corinthians 10:1-6, 10-12 Luke 13:1-9 February 28, 2016 “Some people told Jesus” about what Pilate was doing (mingling the blood of sacrifices).  This leads to Jesus talking about suffering.  Remember, in those days people believed that if you were […]

Fr. Jeff’s Latest Presentation – Mercy in the Sacraments and Acts of Mercy

Last week I gave a presentation discussing the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy as well as how the Sacraments offer us God’s mercy.  You can find the video and handouts on my website at—mercy-in-the-sacraments-and-acts-of-mercy.html. Peace, Fr. Jeff

Baptism of the Lord, Year C – Homily

Baptism of the Lord, Year C Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 Titus 2:11-14; 3:4-7 Luke 3:15-16; 21-22 January 10, 2016 Our Christmas season began with our Masses on Christmas Eve.  For many people when December 25th ended, Christmas was over but not for us. Since then we have celebrated the Feast of the Holy Family, the Solemnity […]

New Video Presentation Introducing the Year of Mercy

I recently gave a presentation introducing what the Jubilee Year of Mercy means for us. Pope Francis’ very first words in Misericordiae Vultus are, “Jesus Christ is the face of the Father’s mercy.  These words might well up the mystery of the Christian Faith.”  What is this all about?  Is mercy more than forgiveness?   If you […]

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Isaiah 53:10-11 Psalm 33:4-5, 18-19, 20, 22 Hebrews 4:14-16 Mark 10:35-45 October 18, 2015 Lord, let your mercy be on us, as we place our trust in you. We know God is merciful.  We count on His Mercy.  Because we know we can count on God’s Mercy, we […]