Fr David Baunach (16)

2022.09.25 Homily

Readings and Gospel at USCCB Jesus gives us a clue as to just how wealthy this rich man was. He wore purple garments. Purple dye in the ancient world was extremely expensive. It was made using sea snails, so it involved divers to harvest them,…

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Getting Started With Manyverse

Here's a walk through on how to get started using Manyverse, a peer-to-peer, offline first social media. 1. Download the app, (manyver.se) you cannot have the same account on multiple devices, so if you want it on your phone and computer, go ahead and download…

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2022.09.17 Homily

Readings and Gospel at USCCB It is the closing line of our Gospel that gives us the key to unlock the whole thing: you cannot serve both God and Mammon. There is no easy definition of the word "Mammon." Some scholarship points to it being…

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2022.09.11 Homily

Readings and Gospel at USCCB The last few weeks Jesus has been laying down one difficult command after another. But this week, he shows us the reason for those commands. / God is asking us to do these difficult things, because he wants us, to…

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2022.09.04 Homily

Readings and Gospel at USCCB It seems to me, that Jesus has been hitting us pretty hard the last few weeks. Nothing soft and comforting, only hard truths. Last week, the command to be humble and generous. The week before, striving to enter through the…

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