Category Archives: Homilies

Pascha VI

Pascha VI 2019 – Cycle C Acts 15:1-2, 22-29; Psalm 67; Revelation 21:10-14, 22-23; John 14: 23-29 “Unless you are circumcised according to the Mosaic practice, you cannot be saved.”   Well, that eliminates from salvation most men in this world. … Continue reading

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Pascha V

Pascha V 2019 – Cycle C Acts 14: 21-27; Psalm 145; Revelation 21:1-5; John 13: 31-33, 34-35 Often well–intentioned gestures can become bittersweet experiences for some people causing them unintended anguish. Consider the blessing of women last week for the … Continue reading

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Pascha IV

Pascha IV 2019 – Cycle C Acts 13:14, 43-52; Psalm 100; Revelation 7: 9, 14-17; John 10: 27-30 Parents when you listen to your children, beside what your child says, do you not listen to them with your heart? Does … Continue reading

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Pascha III

Pascha III 2019 – Cycle C Acts 5:27-32, 40-41; Psalm 30; Revelation 5:11-14; John 21:1-14   What is the difference between saying, “I love you” and asking “Do you love me?”  It strikes me as being similar to the difference … Continue reading

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Pascha II

Pascha II  (Bishop’s Appeal) 2019 – Cycle ABC Acts 10: 34a, 37-43; Psalm 118; 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8; Luke 24:1-12 During the past two weeks numerous Op – Ed writers saw in the burning of the Cathedral of Notre Dame a … Continue reading

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Triduum Sacrum: Pascha I

Triduum Sacrum: Pascha I Acts 10: 34a, 37-43; Psalm 118; 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8; Luke 24:1-12 Fire. Fire destroyed palm branches forty days ago whose ashes reminded us of our mortality. We each will die. Ancient charred timbers from the roof … Continue reading

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Triduum Sacrum: Good Friday

Triduum Sacrum: Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12; Psalm 31; Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9; John 18:1 – 19:42 I miss my mother the most when I remember it is the time I usually called her each day … Continue reading

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