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Mary’s Three Keys for Spiritual Growth

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Second Sunday in Ordinary TimeIsaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 96:1-2, 2-3, 7-8, 9-10; 1 Corinthians 12:4-11; John 2:1-11 My homily at the 5:00 Mass at Our Lady of FatimaSaturday, January 19, 2019 No audio recording today. Mary Teaches Us How to Follow Christ We have just heard the last recorded words uttered by the Blessed Virgin Mary, “Do whatever he tells you.” …

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Experiencing The Joy of Christ

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Homily – Third Sunday of Advent – December 16, 2018Zephaniah 3:14-18A; Isaiah 12:2-3, 4, 5-6; Philippeans 4:4-7; Luke 3:10-18 My homily at the 8:30 and 11:00 Masses at Our Lady of Fatima on Sunday, December 16, 2018. Audio recording: Today you’ll notice that this is a special day in our Season of Advent. This Third Sunday of Advent is Gaudete Sunday, …

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Is Jesus Christ Your King?

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Homily – Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe – Cycle B – November 25, 2018 Daniel 7:13-14; PS 93:1, 1-2, 5; Revelation 1:5-8; John 18:33B-37 My homily at the 5:00 Mass at Holy Ghost Church on Sunday, November 25, 2018. Audio recording: Today we celebrate the last Sunday of the Church’s liturgical year. As we close this liturgical …

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God Loves Us So Much!

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  Homily – Twenty-Nineth Sunday Ordinary – Cycle B – October 21, 2018 Isaiah 53:10-11; PS 33:4-5, 18-19, 20, 22; Hebrews 4:14-16; Mark 10:35-45 My homily at the 10:00 Mass at Holy Ghost Church on Sunday, October 21, 2018. Audio recording: Today’s readings reveal the depth of God’s love for us, for each and every one of us. Let me …

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Homily: Different, Just Like Me

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Homily – Twenty-Sixth Sunday Ordinary – Cycle B – September 30, 2018 Numbers 11:25-29; PS 19:8, 10, 12-13, 14; James 5:1-6; Mark 9:38-43, 47-48 My homily at the 8:00 Mass at Holy Ghost Church on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Audio recording: I have two questions for you to ask yourself today. The first is “How do I feel about people …

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Receiving the Eucharist

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Homily – Twentieth Sunday Ordinary – Cycle B – August 19, 2018 Proverbs 9:1–6; PS 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7; Ephesians 5:15-20; John 6:51-58 My homily at the 10:00 Mass at Holy Ghost Church on Sunday, August 19, 2018. Audio recording: Today’s Gospel reading is perhaps the most difficult of Jesus’ teachings for the Jews of his day, as well as for …

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Humanae Vitae: 50 Years Later

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Homily: Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B Jeremiah 23:1–6; Ps 23; Ephesians 2:13–18; Mark 6:30–34 My homily at the 5:00 Mass at Holy Ghost Church on Sunday, July 22, 2018. Audio recording: Conflict and disagreement is the norm in our fallen world. Pick up the newspaper, turn on the TV, or check your Facebook newsfeed you’ll know that’s true! …

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The Care and Feeding of Your Soul

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Homily: Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B Ezekiel 17:22-24; Psalms 92:2-3, 13-14, 15-16; 2 Corinthians 5:6-10; Mark 4:26-34 My homily at the 5:00 Mass at Holy Ghost Church on Sunday, June 17, 2018. Audio recording: Today’s readings speak of God’s desire to make good things start small and grow over time. Bishop Robert Barron calls this the Mustard Seed …