Homilies

28th Sunday of the Year (A)
“Parable of the Wedding Banquet” – All are NOT Welcome

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27th Sunday of the Year
“Tenants in the Vineyard and the Las Vegas Shooting”

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26th Sunday of the Year
“What Would Jesus Do?

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25th Sunday of the Year
“No Turning Back” – Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard

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24th Sunday of the Year
“Forgiveness – Our Mandate From Christ”

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23rd Sunday of the Year
“Fraternal Correction”

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22nd Sunday of the Year
“Jeremiah and Anger at God”

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20th Sunday of the Year

“History and the Canaanite Woman”

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14th Sunday of the Year
“Death With Dignity”

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13th Sunday of the Year

“Prophetic Focus”

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Corpus Christi Sunday, 2017

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Trinity Sunday, 2017 – (audio)

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Pentecost Sunday Homily – (audio)
“The Wind”

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Ascension of Jesus

“Get to Work!!”

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6th Sunday of Easter
“All You Need Is Love”

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5th Sunday of Easter

Are You a Critic or a Disciple

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4th Sunday of Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday)
Why is there a Vocation Crisis?  What can be done?

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3rd Sunday of Easter
The Burning Word (The Road to Emmaus)

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2nd Sunday of Easter

St. Thomas and Doubting One’s Faith

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Easter Sunday

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5th Sunday of Lent
Lazarus, Harry Potter, the Resurrection and the Life
(Raising of Lazarus)


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3rd Sunday of Lent
The Confession at the Well (Woman at the Well)

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2nd Sunday of Lent
Transfiguration

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1st Sunday of Lent

Temptation

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7th Sunday of the Year

Sermon on the Mount
Revenge & Marriage:  Why the Church Will Never “Get With the Times”

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6th Sunday of the Year – (audio)
Sermon on the Mount – the Antitheses of Matthew
“Intensifying the Vigilance against Sin”

Gospel reading (Matthew 5:17-37) included
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5th Sunday of the Year

“Salt on an Open World” – Christianity adds Flavor to a Bland World

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3rd Sunday of the Year
Inauguration of President Donald Trump
“Unity of Nation and Church”

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2nd Sunday of the Year

“Spoilers and their Importance to Faith”
Not to Early to Plan for Lent

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Epiphany Sunday
“Gifts of the Magi – A Sobering Conclusion”

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New Year’s Day – Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God


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Christmas Vigil
“Emmanuel:  God is With Us”

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4th Sunday of Advent – (audio)
“Tradition of Annunciation”

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3rd Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday)
“Are you the One?” – John’s Unexpected Question

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Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception – (audio)
Election 2016 and our U.S. Patroness

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Second Sunday of Advent
Preparing the Way:  Repentance and Confession

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First Sunday of Advent
A Head Start on the New Year

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Solemnity of Christ the King – Year C
2016 – A Year in Review
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33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time – (audio)
“Reaching Out Into the Darkness”

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32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time – Year C
“When Snakes Have Legs” — Re-defining Marriage
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31st Sunday of Ordinary Time – Year C
Zacchaeus (the Little Man who Climbed a Tree) and our Call to Defend the Faith

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30th Sunday of the Year – (audio)
“The Pharisee and the Tax Collector”

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29th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Year C
The Impact of Catholicism on Western Civilization and the Founding of the United States
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27th Sunday of the Year
Habakkuk, Prayer and Anger at God

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23rd Sunday of the Year
“Political Correctness, “The Art of War” & Christian Discipleship
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20th Sunday of the Year – (audio)
Setting the Earth on Fire

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19th Sunday of the Year – (audio)
Hobbits, Birthdays and Treasures in Heaven

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18th Sunday of the Year – (audio)

“Vanity of Vanities!!, the Rich Fool & A Christmas Carol”

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16th Sunday of Year C – (audio)

“Lord, teach us to Pray” (Luke 11:1)

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16th Sunday of Year C – (audio)
The Importance of Including Prayer

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13th Sunday of Year C
“Yes…but” Catholicism
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12th Sunday of Year C – Father’s Day – (audio)
“Who Do People Say That I AM?”

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11th Sunday of Year C
The Effect of Mercy & the Folly of Refusing It
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10th Sunday of Year C
“Charity, Politics and the 2016 Election”
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“Flippers and Poppers and Biters – Oh, My!”
Receiving the Body and Blood of Jesus in Communion
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Trinity Sunday Homily – (Audio)

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Pentecost Sunday Homily – (audio)

“Harry Potter and the Fire of the Holy Spirit”

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6th Sunday of Easter – Year C – (audio)
The Holy Spirit Through the Apostles (Acts 15:1-29)

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5th Sunday of Easter
“Love One Another” (John 13:34-35)

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3rd Sunday of Easter (John 21:1-14) – (audio)
The Great Catch of Fish – “Recognizing Jesus on the Shore”

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2nd Sunday of Easter – (audio)
St. Thomas the Apostle – “Seeing” the Risen Jesus

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Holy Week – (audio)
Passion Sunday, 2016

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The 5th Sunday of Lent – Year C
Homily – The Woman Caught in Adultery

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4th Sunday of Lent

The Parable of “The Prodigal Son” (audio)

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2nd Sunday of Lent

“Transfiguration and Prayer”

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“Sunday’s don’t count” – Lenten Sacrifices

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3rd Sunday of the Year – January 24, 2016

“The Gospel of Luke – A Letter to a Friend”