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WEEKLY HOMILY BLOGS

March 2018

Mar 30

03/29/18 Holy Thursday - Fr. Reggie

Every human being has two needs that are deeper than any other. We need to be loved, and we need to love. This is because we are created in God's image, and God is love. The Holy Trinity is divine love, fully alive, each Person, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, loving the others and...
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Mar 27

3/25/18 Palm Sunday of the Passion of Our Lord - Fr. Reggie

With this liturgy, we stand at the threshold of Holy Week, the week in which we commemorate the most profound mysteries of life and death, of God and man, of love and sin. We’ve prepared for forty days to step into Holy Week and remind ourselves that by doing so we step into a new life won for us by Christ at a high cost. We mustn’t...
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Mar 27

03/25/18 Palm Sunday of the Passion of Our Lord - Fr. Damian

Does the King of glory find a welcome entry in your home and heart? Jesus went to Jerusalem knowing full well what awaited him - betrayal, rejection, and crucifixion. The people of Jerusalem, however, were ready to hail him as their Messianic King! Little did they know what it would cost this king to usher in his kingdom. Jesus' entry into...
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Mar 19

03/18/18 Fifth Sunday in Lent - Fr. Damian

How does God bring us into an inseparable bond of love and unity with himself? God is a covenant-maker who draws men and women to himself in a bond of peace and friendship.   God established a covenant with his people when he freed them from slavery in Egypt and brought them to his holy mountain at Sinai. "I will be your God, and...
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Mar 19

03/18//18 Fifth Sunday in Lent - Fr. Reggie

he Greek-speaking visitors mentioned in today's Gospel had come to Jerusalem on pilgrimage to celebrate the Passover, the most important Jewish holy day. And when they hear about Jesus, they give us one of the most beautiful prayers in the whole Bible. So simple, and so powerful. They come up to St Philip and say, "Sir, we would...
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Mar 12

03/11/18 Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon Tony

Deacon Tony Conti Fourth Sunday of Lent Lectionary: 32 From our first reading – (2nd Chronicles 36:15-16) “Early and often did the LORD, the God of their fathers, send His messengers to them, for He had compassion on His people and His dwelling place.  But they mocked the messengers of God, despised His...
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Mar 5

3/4/18 Third Sunday of Lent - Fr. Damian

Where is your passion? This is a good question for the season of Lent. Some people are passionate about food: they become gourmets or just fat. Others are passionate about money: they become rich or terribly frustrated.   Jesus was passionate about the Kingdom of God, about the Kingdom of his heavenly Father. Today one might easily wonder...
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Mar 5

3/4/18 Third Sunday of Lent - Fr. Reggie

One of the main themes of Lent is the Cross. And one of the great preachers of the Cross is St Paul. And in today's Second Reading we just heard one of St Paul's most famous lines about the Cross. He is writing to the Christians in Corinth, where the Church was suffering from divisions: they were...
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