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WEEKLY HOMILY BLOGS

November 2018

Nov 19

11/18/18 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Damian

Do you recognize the signs of God's kingdom - signs that point to his power and action in our lives and in the world around us? The Lord Jesus came to bring us the kingdom of God and to set us free from bondage to sin, death, and destruction and from the powers of the evil one who tempts us through lies and deception. Jesus told his first...
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Nov 19

11/11/18 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Reggie

There are two ways of being generous: the way of the scribes, and the way of the widow. The scribes were the experts in interpreting the Law of Moses, and the Law of Moses was the core of Jewish culture. And so the people of ancient Israel respected and reverenced the scribes. But Jesus was unhappy with...
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Nov 19

11/18/18 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon Tony

Deacon Tony Conti Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 158 We read about the “end times” in today’s readings... People have been trying to predict the end times since the time of Jesus... but in doing so – We’re missing the point... In life, we often concern ourselves with things that are not our...
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Nov 19

11/11/18 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Damian

What is true religion and devotion to God? Jesus warns his disciples against the wrong kind of religion. In his denunciation of the scribes (the religious experts of his day), he warns against three things: the desire for prominence and first place of honor rather than lowly service for the benefit of others; the desire for deference and...
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Nov 2

11/1/18 All Saints - Fr. Reggie

Life on earth is hard. "Continuous warfare," as Job said (7:1). This world is fallen, filled with obstacles to justice, peace, and true happiness. And each one of us carries within us a fallen human nature that tends toward selfishness and sin, in spite of being loved by...
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Nov 2

11/1/18 All Saints - Fr. Damian

“We celebrate the Solemnity of All Saints.  At this time in autumn when the harvest has been collected, the Church celebrates and reminds us of another harvest, the great harvest of goodness and holiness which is represented by the saints who have gone before us, the harvest of the fruits that have sprung from the presence of the love...
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