Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Narrow Gate

The Christian life can be hard at times, especially when we see others “getting ahead” at our expense.  It is natural to be a little bit jealous when we see them harvesting the fruits of naked self interest.  However, we know … Continue reading

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Stop Judging

We all judge each other more than we should.  Why is it that we understate our own weaknesses yet emphasize those of others? Jesus said to his disciples: “Stop judging, that you may not be judged. For as you judge, … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

Click on the link below to hear my Homily for the 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time. Homily for 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time, June 21, 2015 +11

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Jesus explicitly tells us not to worry so much.  But most of us seemingly cannot heed the Lord’s advice.  Instead we make ourselves sick worrying about things that are completely out of our control. “Therefore I tell you, do not … Continue reading

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Gregorian Chant

So cool!!!   +6

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Hallowed Be Thy Name

Yahweh.  Jehovah.  I AM.  Our Father. The name of the Lord God is hallowed, holy.  In ancient times, to even speak the name of God was to risk death.  Today so many of us treat God’s holy name with disrespect, … Continue reading

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Sow Bountifully

Sow the seeds bountifully and the Lord will reap the harvest. Brothers and sisters, consider this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each must do as already determined, without sadness or … Continue reading

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