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Sunday Homilies





Published: Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:23:18 +0000

Last Build Date: Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:34:53 +0000

Copyright: Copyright (c) 2017 Kevin Michael Laughery
 



Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 2, 2017

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:23:18 +0000

The homilist's first weekend in his new parishes has him considering "little things" which are necessary steps toward being enrobed in the love of the Kingdom of God.


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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 25, 2017

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:19:58 +0000

We return to the Sundays of Ordinary Time.  "You are worth more than many sparrows" -- we are indeed precious in the sight of God.


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The Body and Blood of Christ, June 18, 2017

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:13:36 +0000

"What is it?"  Manna means "what is it?"  "Not by bread alone do we live" -- therefore, we must plumb the depths of the mystery of the Body and Blood of Christ.


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The Holy Trinity, June 11, 2017

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 23:04:37 +0000

God is, fundamentally, relationship.  The Trinity gives us insight into the various relationships to which we are committed.


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Pentecost, June 4, 2017

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 22:58:14 +0000

A number of people noticed that I seemed to be touching on politics in this homily.  I certainly was.  Isn't everything political?


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Ascension of the Lord, May 28, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 23:49:21 +0000

When we part from one another, and we are sad, the sadness points to the value of what we have shared.  This value is not lost as the Holy Spirit binds us together into the Body of Christ.


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Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 21, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 23:47:46 +0000

"With gentleness and reverence," we share with others the reason for our hope in the risen Lord.


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Fifth Sunday of Easter, May 14, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 23:42:02 +0000

"Once you were no people, but now you are God's people.  Once there was no mercy for you, but now you have found mercy."  The assurance of 1 Peter 2: 10.


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Fourth Sunday of Easter, May 7, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 23:39:13 +0000

We are closest to God when we are in the midst of struggle.


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Third Sunday of Easter, April 30, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 23:32:13 +0000

The Emmaus incident is the most moving of the post-resurrection experiences in the Gospels.  We consider how surprised Jesus' friends were.  Our faith is not a mere wish-fulfillment.


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Second Sunday of Easter, April 23, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 23:28:10 +0000

Let us pay special attention this Easter season to the First Letter of Peter, a letter which is all about "belonging."


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Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 23:26:33 +0000

The difference between living and nonliving is something we expect to remain stable.  We are startled if the nonliving seems to be living and vice versa.  But we expect the living to remain alive.




Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, April 9, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 23:15:41 +0000

"You have said so."  All of creation cries out the identity of the one who laid down his life to reconcile us with our God.


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Fifth Sunday of Lent, April 2, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 23:12:16 +0000

Our faith is utterly personal.  Jesus raises Lazarus as he draws upon his human feeling.


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Fourth Sunday of Lent, March 26, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 23:07:22 +0000

To be given sight as an adult would be overwhelming.  But why is there so little rejoicing when Jesus gives the sense of sight to a man born blind?




Third Sunday of Lent, March 19, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 23:04:35 +0000

This is a privileged time in which adults to be baptized make their immediate preparations for Christian initiation.


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Second Sunday of Lent, March 12, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 23:00:53 +0000

We are on a journey.  We must not trivialize the reality of this journey.  We simply live mystery as we go places we may not care to go.


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First Sunday of Lent, March 5, 2017

Sun, 28 May 2017 22:52:14 +0000

The temptations Jesus experienced were every bit as real as those we experience.


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Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 26, 2017

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 19:12:53 +0000

Jesus calls us out of our self-imposed dwellings of worry.


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Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 19, 2017

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 19:07:58 +0000

"Be perfect."  This command is very easily misunderstood.  We need to consider a distinction between "perfect performance" and being a complete, well-rounded person.


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Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 12, 2017

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 19:05:30 +0000

Is law something imposed upon us, which we have to work around?  No, law is based on principles we find deep within ourselves.


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Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 5, 2017

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 19:02:22 +0000

Hear the homilist sigh as he ponders the current counterexample of "believing in oneself," the person who will make everything "great."  Ponder the real meaning of being salt for the earth and light for the world.


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Opening event of "Project 501," Springfield, Illinois, January 29, 2017: Father Kevin Laughery and Pastor Chris Repp

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:57:19 +0000

We consider why there was such controversy in 1517, and what Christians are called to do to attain unity.


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Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 29, 2017

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:53:49 +0000

Christians may seem to be a tiny "remnant" in our world.  Surely the Beatitudes, which open Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, do not quickly reveal the joy to be had by living them.


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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 22, 2017

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:50:32 +0000

Saint Paul speaks of factions within Christianity as we read of the call of Jesus' first disciples.  


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Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 15, 2017

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:44:25 +0000

Baptism is not something you can do to yourself.  Even Jesus had to be in a passive state as his baptism was done to him.  Surrender is necessary for living the Christian life.


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Epiphany of the Lord, January 8, 2017

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 19:00:46 +0000

Two challenges today: "safe environment" and "racism."


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Mary, Mother of God, January 1, 2017

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 18:59:25 +0000

Mary reflected upon many things in her heart.  We must follow her example of reflection upon the mysteries which we are living.


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Nativity of the Lord, December 25, 2016

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 18:57:45 +0000

This Christmas reflection focuses on the now-famous "Lady with the Duck."


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Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2016

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 18:49:18 +0000

We are challenged today to adopt a nuanced understanding of the meaning of "prophecy."


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Third Sunday of Advent, December 11, 2016

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 18:46:58 +0000

The reality of John the Baptist challenges the glib contemporary adage that "perception is reality."


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Second Sunday of Advent, December 4, 2016

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 18:42:59 +0000

"The Peaceable Kingdom" always inspires us to imagine the reconciling of "natural" enemies.


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First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2016

Sun, 08 Jan 2017 18:38:28 +0000

We must give ourselves room to dream.


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Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, November 20, 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:59:25 +0000

One of the strangest conversations imaginable comes from three men crucified together.  Christ the King rules from the instrument of his execution.


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Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 13, 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:56:56 +0000

We are mortal.  We have no control over our dissolution.  We cast our lot with the Savior who reached out to us by taking mortality upon himself.


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Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 6, 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:49:31 +0000

Does the promise of eternal life encourage us to suppose that the here and now does not matter?  No; for eternity is found in every passing moment.


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Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 30, 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:40:12 +0000

The charming story of Zacchaeus assures us that conversion can come to our household as well.  


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Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 23, 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:31:03 +0000

The homilist was away on October 9 and 16.  -- If we can offer the prayer "Be merciful to me, a sinner," and if we steel ourselves for the long haul of faithfulness, we will be properly oriented toward our God.


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Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 2, 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:17:35 +0000

The homilist was not supposed to be here today: explanation is on audio.  We must struggle to see that an honest day's work contributes to the entire vision.


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Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 25, 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:09:26 +0000

The rich man with Lazarus at his door: was he unaware of him?  The rich man convicts himself, demonstrating his acquaintance with this poor man.  We likewise know that Lazarus and his fellows are at our door.


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Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 18, 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:01:04 +0000

Initiative: it is applied for evil and for good.  If we are dedicated to the Kingdom of God, we will exercise initiative on its behalf.


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Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 11, 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:28:30 +0000

Toward the end of the Year of Mercy, we consider the golden calf, the fatted calf, butter calves, and Paul's self-description as not knowing what he was doing in his unbelief.


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Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 4, 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:05:10 +0000

The homilist did not preach on August 28.  -- What does the Kingdom of God demand of us?  Great flexibility.  We think of the slave Onesimus and the sacred character of human labor.  We remember the inner struggle of St. Teresa of Kolkata.


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Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 21, 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 17:45:43 +0000

"Enter through the narrow gate."  Jesus has gone through the narrowest gate of all: the death we all must face.  We therefore enter into the love which led him there.


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Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 14, 2016

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 17:36:59 +0000

Looking for comfort today?  The Scriptures are more about struggle and perseverance.


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Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 7, 2016

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 17:43:10 +0000

We are called to trust that our God is eager for us to enter into his Kingdom.  Faith bids us perceive that every moment of our existence is an opening into eternal joy. 


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Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 31, 2016

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 17:37:59 +0000

We must reconsider the fantasies our minds have woven.  We must affirm that God holds our life in his hands.  


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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 24, 2016

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 17:28:50 +0000

Is it possible to bargain with God?  Abraham thought so.  Our pleading in prayer leads us to purify our intentions.  God is eager to give us the help we really need.


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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 17, 2016

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 17:23:46 +0000

The homilist was away the past two Sundays.  -- Hospitality need not lead us to anxiety.  Paying attention to our guests in fact leads us to the peace of contemplating the goodness of God.  Our sufferings are united with those of Jesus.


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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 26, 2016

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 17:17:07 +0000

Elisha eliminated obstacles to his answer of the call of Elijah.  We must turn from the half-hearted responses of would-be disciples of Jesus.  Renunciation leads to the deepest freedom.


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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 19, 2016

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 17:04:29 +0000

Our classifying, labeling, and dismissing of people leads to such things as the Orlando mass shooting last Sunday.  Saint Paul calls for no such classifying.


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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 12, 2016

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:59:55 +0000

Every Catholic Christian must become intimately familiar with the Scriptures.  David and Bathsheba are linked today with Jesus' proclamation of forgiveness for the woman who approaches him.


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Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 5, 2016

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:54:43 +0000

Saint Paul, in Galatians, calls us to an appreciation of the ways in which God is changing and converting us.  Elijah and Jesus proclaim resurrection as they act in favor of the sons of widows.


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Body and Blood of Christ, May 29, 2016

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:48:17 +0000

It is well for us to appreciate Melchizedek as a "type" of Jesus: both offer bread and wine.


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The Most Holy Trinity, May 22, 2016

Sun, 22 May 2016 22:35:19 +0000

I think this is the first time I ever got an "Awww..." over something I said in a homily.  And on Trinity Sunday?!?


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Pentecost, May 15, 2016

Sun, 22 May 2016 22:33:25 +0000

Our existence in the flesh is good.  Spirit supplies what we need when flesh can go no further.


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Ascension of the Lord, May 8, 2016

Sun, 22 May 2016 22:24:53 +0000

Let us be especially aware of the description, from Hebrews, of Jesus entering the heavenly sanctuary, and know that his gift of self is utterly personal.


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Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 1, 2016

Sun, 22 May 2016 22:21:58 +0000

Borrowing from the Seventh Sunday of Easter, we read Jesus' aspiration "that all may be one" and consider, in light of the first reading, that unity is achieved and maintained painstakingly.


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Fifth Sunday of Easter, April 24, 2016

Sun, 22 May 2016 22:16:29 +0000

On love as feeling and as virtue.


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Fourth Sunday of Easter, April 17, 2016

Sun, 22 May 2016 22:13:40 +0000

From day to day, as in the case of the Apostles, it may seem that few are being gathered in.  We hold before us the image of the "multitude" of the Book of Revelation.


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Third Sunday of Easter, April 10, 2016

Sun, 22 May 2016 22:11:44 +0000

Love itself can be uncomfortable.  Just ask Peter.


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Second Sunday of Easter, April 3, 2016

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 01:09:18 +0000

I may have recorded Easter, but it may have been part of a recording which did not get shut off for hours.  -- Doing right by Thomas, and the perils of having chewing gum in school.


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Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, March 20, 2016

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 01:07:12 +0000

A consideration of a strange and wonderful conversation: "This day you will be with me in paradise."


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Fifth Sunday of Lent, March 13, 2016

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 01:04:57 +0000

We tend to be our own judge, jury, and executioner.  God does a new thing: setting us free from our self-imposed prisons.


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Fourth Sunday of Lent, March 6, 2016

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:57:19 +0000

The annoying parable of the Prodigal Son.  (I can't remember why I don't have a recording for Feb. 28.)


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Second Sunday of Lent, February 21, 2016

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:53:24 +0000

"Isn't life awful -- and wonderful?"  The Transfiguration prepares for the fullness of the mystery of death and resurrection.


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Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 7, 2016

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:47:56 +0000

More calls.  Our vocation is founded upon Jesus' resurrection; Paul hands on to us the testimony of the earliest witnesses to Jesus' rising.


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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 24, 2016

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:43:22 +0000

An exercise in avoiding perfectionism: So what if the blog page is a little bit out of chronology?  -- The importance of feelings in human life.


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Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 17, 2016

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:38:36 +0000

On saving the good wine for later.


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First Sunday of Lent, February 14, 2016

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:32:33 +0000

Temptation as a disordered appeal to our ego.


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Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 31, 2016

Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:18:09 +0000

The call of Jeremiah and Jesus' rejection at the beginning of his ministry, as well as the reflection on love as the greatest gift, cause us to consider our giftedness.


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Baptism of the Lord, January 10, 2016

Sun, 10 Apr 2016 23:56:51 +0000

Going deeper into baptism than the concept of "your ticket to heaven." 


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Epiphany of the Lord, January 3, 2016

Sat, 09 Apr 2016 19:58:26 +0000

Epiphany is always a good time to look at xenophobia.  Have you any idea why we might want to look at xenophobia?


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Holy Family, December 27, 2015

Sat, 09 Jan 2016 00:29:04 +0000

Presenting Scriptural proof that Mary and Joseph drove a Dodge.


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Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 20, 2015

Sat, 09 Jan 2016 00:27:37 +0000

Imagine the meeting of Mary and Elizabeth, and consider the awareness of God's favor which these women enjoyed.


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Third Sunday of Advent, December 13, 2015

Sat, 09 Jan 2016 00:24:50 +0000

Joy is made of stern stuff.


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Second Sunday of Advent, December 6, 2015

Sat, 09 Jan 2016 00:20:51 +0000

In the midst of further horror (San Bernardino), we join with the ancients who longed so deeply for a straight path to God.


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First Sunday of Advent, November 29, 2015

Sat, 09 Jan 2016 00:15:27 +0000

Embrace Advent -- the alternative to Black Friday.


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Christ the King, November 22, 2015

Sat, 09 Jan 2016 00:11:55 +0000

What is truth?  We refrain from the cynicism of Pontius Pilate and embrace the fullness of truth to be found in our suffering servant.


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Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 15, 2015

Sat, 09 Jan 2016 00:07:22 +0000

The end of the world?  In light of the griefs of the past week (Paris massacres), perhaps God is giving us a chance to begin the world!


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Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 8, 2015

Fri, 08 Jan 2016 22:16:16 +0000

"The widow's mite" and our concerns about being good "stewards" of the temporal affairs God has entrusted to us.


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All Saints, November 1, 2015

Fri, 08 Jan 2016 21:55:21 +0000

The homilist was away from the ambo throughout October.  -- We consider our call to holiness as we remember Pope Francis and his evocation of Dorothy Day.


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Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 27, 2015

Fri, 08 Jan 2016 21:31:01 +0000

"Whoever is not against us is for us."  As we reflect on the visit of Pope Francis to the United States, we are to find every strength and advantage in a principle of inclusion.


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Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 20, 2015

Sun, 20 Sep 2015 21:56:36 +0000

Unsettled, dispiriting things are swirling around within us.  We must seek divine healing for our various resentments and accept the peace which allows us to be gifts to one another.


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Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 13, 2015

Sun, 20 Sep 2015 21:54:27 +0000

Peter professes his faith in Jesus, but also reveals that the concept of "suffering servant" eludes him


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Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 6, 2015

Sun, 20 Sep 2015 21:51:00 +0000

The refugee situation in Europe is another proof that we can never escape the xenophobic tendencies pointed out today in the Letter of James.


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Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 30, 2015

Sun, 20 Sep 2015 21:48:10 +0000

If you think that what passes through and comes out of you is repulsive, apply your feeling of disgust instead to the evil attitudes which you harbor in your hearts.


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Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 23, 2015

Sun, 20 Sep 2015 21:45:22 +0000

Decision and commitment move us to stand with a spouse and with the God who promises his intimate presence.


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Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 16, 2015

Sun, 20 Sep 2015 21:41:29 +0000

Ephesians touches upon singing as a fundamental Christian activity, while Proverbs gives us the image of the banquet as the preferred way to describe how God loves us.


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Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 9, 2015

Sun, 20 Sep 2015 21:37:38 +0000

A man named Donald Trump was in the news; this led to my comments about respect, as alluded to in the Ephesians passage.  


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Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 2, 2015

Sun, 20 Sep 2015 21:24:28 +0000

It is the most reasonable thing in the world to ask "What is it?" when presented with unfamiliar food.  "Manna" means "What is it?"  We are still asking "What is it?" when we are given the Bread of Life.


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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 26, 2015

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:30:38 +0000

The homilist was away last week.  We consider what we hunger for, and what will satisfy our hunger.


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Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 12, 2015

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:27:56 +0000

How do we evaluate the reliability of a prophet?  Consider whether or not he is enriching himself.


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Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 5, 2015

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:24:01 +0000

"He can't be any good, because he's from here!"  We have to consider this very common and very strange way of thinking.


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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 28, 2015

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:20:38 +0000

The heartwarming account of Jesus piling healing upon healing.


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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, June 21, 2015

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:17:45 +0000

The homilist was away last week.  Today, in light of God's address to Job, we consider the encyclical of Pope Francis on the environment, and the murders in Charleston, S.C. 


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The Body and Blood of Christ, June 7, 2015

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:11:41 +0000

In this year's Scriptures, we focus on the meaning of the blood of sacrifice.


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Note

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 22:56:08 +0000

I believe that, in the last dozen or so posts, there may be a couple of inaccuracies as to labeling.  At some point (but not right now) I will review them and make any corrections necessary.




The Holy Trinity, May 31, 2015

Sun, 31 May 2015 18:43:27 +0000

God, in his dynamism, demonstrated in the relationships of the Trinity, enters into human affairs, definitively so in Jesus.


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Pentecost, May 24, 2015

Sun, 31 May 2015 18:42:09 +0000

The fruits of the Holy Spirit are amazing and peaceful indications that conversion has occurred.


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