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Venezuela

Please pray for the suffering people of Venezuela.  The conditions for the people is horrifying.  Imagine if you lived in a country where there is literally no food to be found.   +4

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I Desire Mercy

It is natural to lash out at someone who has hurt us.  In a way, getting revenge makes us feel that we have evened the score.  But does it?  Does causing pain to a friend, family member or a co-worker … Continue reading

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Hearing the Voice

The most important event for ancient Israel was the deliverance of the Jewish people from bondage in Egypt.  Yet, had it not been for the willingness and courage of Moses to climb the mountain and stand before God in humility, … Continue reading

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Peter and Paul

Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Saint Peter and Saint Paul.  These two great saints have much in common.  Both had times when they failed Jesus.  Paul was a great persecutor of the church. Peter, of course, denied Jesus three … Continue reading

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False Prophets

In today’s gospel Jesus warns us against false prophets.  But how can we learn enough to know that someone is a false prophet without exposing ourselves to spiritual danger?  It sounds easy enough, but are we able to discern and … Continue reading

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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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Most Holy Trinity

Click below to hear my homily for Trinity Sunday, June 11, 2017 http://www.deacongarydumer.com/Recording.6-11-17.wav +8

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