Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Big Picture

Click on the link below to hear my homily for today. Homily for Twenty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, August 31, 2014 +9

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Consider Your Own Calling

Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.  It is such a gift, and yet it is also a challenge and a responsibility, is it not?  Of course, there are many among us who feel that the challenges and responsibilities of the … Continue reading

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Proclaim Christ Crucified

Today we reflect on the passion of John the Baptist. As today’s gospel tells us, John was killed because of his vocal opposition to the marriage  of Herod to Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip.  He was courageous in in … Continue reading

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Don’t Spread Rumors …

… or gossip!   +15

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Saint Mom

Just about everybody loves their mom.  Having said that, we don’t always do everything that our mom tells us to do.  Take for instance the story of Saint Augustine, one of the great doctors of the Church.  His mother, Saint Monica, tried … Continue reading

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Angry Jesus

We don’t usually think of Jesus being angry.  After all, God is love … right?  Jesus is God, so what gives?  I can think of two responses.  First, Jesus was fully human and humans are prone to the whole gamut … Continue reading

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Glorified in You

How should we pray for each other?  Should our prayers be offered to request intercessions for our friends and loved ones?  Yes, but prayer for each other has another purpose, to ask the Lord to transform those we care about … Continue reading

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