2022.02.20 Homily

Readings and Gospel at USCCB God makes all things possible, but that doesn’t mean it will be easy. / Loving your enemies, letting people attack you again and again, giving the shirt off your back to the theif who stole your coat, lend expecting nothing back, no judgement or condemnation: just giving, and not counting […]

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2022.02.06 Homily

Readings and Gospel at USCCB We’re going to have to talk about a Latin word today. The word is ‘vocare’ meaning ‘to call.’ It is the ancient root of our word ‘vocation.’ / It immediately evokes a sense that it is something outside of ourselves, that stirs us to action. The voice of God, giving […]

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2022.01.09 Homily

Readings and Gospel at USCCB “You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased.” God’s voice thunders from the Heavens, telling us to pay attention. Wisdom is here, God’s beloved Son, and he is here to teach us. And God commands, that we listen. //// We heard in our first reading from the […]

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2021.12.19 Homily

Readings and Gospel at USCCB Our second reading is a little confusing, but it is the most important reading for us to understand. The structure of the readings at mass, is that the first reading sets the stage for the Gospel, the Gospel develops the main theme, and finally, the second reading shows us how […]

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2021.12.05 Homily

Readings and Gospel at USCCB “Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths. Every valley shall be filled and every mountain and hill shall be made low. The winding roads shall be made straight, and the rough ways made smooth…” / This is the mission of a prophet, and thus, it is our […]

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