Homily

The Way of Becoming a Disciple

Some theologians have identified five stages of conversion through which all people go in order…


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Welcoming Strangers as Friends

I’ll never forget a story about a Dominican priest who went to Calcutta to give…


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Sex Abuse Scandal and Cover-Up

The topic today is the sexual abuse scandal and its cover-up, but the focus is on Jesus.  Jesus says,…


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Commitment to the Eucharist Gives Stability

Please don’t get too shocked when I tell you the following incident.  One Sunday morning,…


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Benefits of the Eucharist

It’s a funny situation: Some people think they know what I want to hear when…


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The Mass Satisfies Our Spiritual Needs

How many times a year do Catholics have to come to Mass?  54 times: Every Sunday plus…


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Interruptions Can Be Blessings

  Jesus today wants to give us a spiritual skill to deal with one of…


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A Bold Vision for Our Parish

A few years ago, there was a marriage preparation course called God’s Plan for a Joy-filled…


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Can You Handle the (Prophet’s) Truth?

I have a friend who can’t stand this one priest.  Whenever this priest comes up…


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Faith Overcomes Obstacles

The opening question is: What’s one thing in our life we should be doing but…


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