Category Archives: Homilies

Ordinary 21

The Twenty – First Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Isaiah 66:18-21; Psalm 117; Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13; Luke 13:22-30 For what “child” is there whom their parent does not discipline? Parents, I expect that disciplining your child may … Continue reading

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Ordinary 20

The Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10; Psalm 40; Hebrews 112:1-4; Luke 12:49-43   What was it like for Jeremiah sinking into the mud? wet cold thick coating his body weighing heavy upon him … Continue reading

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Assumption

The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Revelation 11:19, 12:1-6, 10; Psalm 45; 1 Corinthians 15:20-26; Luke 1:39-56 How do you perceive of death? Is death a letting go of this world, of family and friends, of … Continue reading

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Ordinary 19

The Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Wisdom 18:6-9; Psalm 33; Hebrews 11: 1-2, 8-19; Luke 12:32-48 El Paso, Texas.  Dayton, Ohio.  Gilroy, California.  Oh, have you already forgotten Gilroy, California?  It was only a week between … Continue reading

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Ordinary 18

The Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Ecclesiastes 1:2, 2:21-23; Psalm 90; Colossians 3:1-5, 9-11; Luke 12:13-21 It is said that, “money is the root of all evil” [1 Timothy 6:10].  But that is not true.  Money … Continue reading

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Ordinary 17

The Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Genesis 18:20-32; Psalm 138; Colossians 2:12-14; Luke 11:1-13   “For the sake of ten innocent people, I will not destroy the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah.” But there weren’t ten … Continue reading

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Ordinary 16

The Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019 – Cycle C Genesis 18:1-10a; Psalm 15; Colossians 1:24-28; Luke 10:38-42 I was recently walking down River Street and you cannot help but notice the signs:        RSS Project – WRONG for the 6th … Continue reading

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