Homily

The Confidence to Invite

How many of us feel confident about saying “Merry Christmas” to people at work, in the stores,…


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Praying that Loved Ones Come to Jesus

When we announced God’s vision for our parish on July 15, 2018, one of the…


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Coming to God Through Truth, Goodness, and Beauty

When was the last time we cried because of something positive?  Here are three examples of being…


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The Most Powerful Prayer in the World

Have we ever made excuses for missing Sunday Mass?  Here are two of the worst excuses…


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What a Priest Does All Day

Every now and again, someone asks, “What does a priest do all day?” assuming basically…


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Solicitude for the Needy

Have I ever ignored any of you?  I would never have done it on purpose, but…


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Two Reasons Why God Allows Us to Suffer

There’s a famous story about Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple.  When he was 13, he…


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Why I Gave Up My Lightsaber

Have we ever met someone who lived a different kind of life, who showed us…


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Welcoming the Sinner

Here is perhaps a hard question for some of us: If our parish is focused…


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Hospitality is Everyone’s Responsibility

Pray, pay and obey—do we know to what that refers? Pray, pay, and obey.  Many people, especially…


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