Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Danger of Hypocrisy

So true.  So true.  So very, very true.   +2

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The Way, The Truth, The Life

Our gospel passage today is one that is frequently proclaimed at funerals.  It is a message of hope.  That hope comforts those who have loved ones who precede them in death.  It reminds mourners that they have a reasonable hope that … Continue reading

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The Love of Christ

How do you know that Jesus is the Son of God?  It’s easy.  He’s always right.  No matter what the context, Jesus’ response is always exactly what is required.  Today’s gospel passage from John is a perfect example. When Jesus … Continue reading

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Jesus Cried Out

The words of Jesus in today’s gospel passage are some of the most important statements made by the Lord.  They touch upon both salvation and condemnation.  His words are emphasized by the fact that Jesus cried out before he gave … Continue reading

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The Power of the Spirit

Last night our parish celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation.  It was phenomenal.  If you haven’t been to a Confirmation in a while, you should attend the next one you can find.  The Holy Spirit can literally blow the doors off … Continue reading

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All Saints Have a Past

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A Great Multitude

John’s vision of a great multitude of the chosen who survived the time of great distress and now worship the Lord forever teaches us an essential truth. Life in Jesus is not limited. The saved come from “every nation, race, … Continue reading

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