February Homilies

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For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts Homilies for February 2013 The Transfiguration of Our Lord That Christ may reign. 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings:  Jer 1:4-5, 17-19; Ps 71:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 15-17; 1 Cor 12:31—13:13, or 13:4-13; … [Read more...]

January Homilies

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For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts Homilies for January 2013 Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God Spiritual Resolutions for 2013 Purpose: a) To help Catholics better understand their obligation to attend Mass on Holy Days of Obligation, … [Read more...]

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For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts Homilies for December 2012 Nativity by Gerard Van Honthorst A drowsy faith Purpose: To draw attention to a particular crisis of faith present among Christians: a weak vigilance for the coming of … [Read more...]

Homilies

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For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts Homilies for November 2012 Christ, the Savior by Geranimo Bobadilla 1620-1680 Christ, The Great High Priest Purpose: The second reading should be used occasionally when it presents an important … [Read more...]

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For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts Homilies for October 2012 Christ Consolator by Carl Bloch Spousal Love Purpose: God gave the human race the sacrament of matrimony, “as the one blessing that was not forfeited by original sin or … [Read more...]

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For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts Homilies for September 2012   Undefiled Purpose: To apply the terms, “clean” and “unclean,” repeated throughout the Old and New Testaments, to the Christian life. 22nd Sunday in Ordinary … [Read more...]

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For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts August 2012  "I am the Bread of Life; whoever comes to me will never hunger." Less grumbling, more trust Purpose: To invite our congregations to an examination of conscience in which they ask … [Read more...]

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For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts Homilies for July 2012 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time—July 1, 2012 Readings: Wis 1:13-15; 2:23-24 ● 2 Cor 8:7, 9, 13-15 ● Mk 5:21-43 http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/070112.cfm The … [Read more...]

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For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts Homilies for June, 2012 The Trinity and its effect on daily life and ethics Purpose:  1) To demonstrate the nature of the Trinity and 2) the fact that this doctrine has everything to do with daily life … [Read more...]

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Pentecost by Jean Restout II

For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts Your Relationship with Christ is the only True Religion Purpose: The only true religion is a relationship with Jesus Christ.  The whole of our Christian faith is contained here: the love of  God and the … [Read more...]

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For Sunday Liturgies and Feasts For Easter Season 2012 Costly Discipleship Purpose: To enter deeply into this final week of Christ's passion, death, and resurrection by presenting Christ's life, not as something of the distant past, … [Read more...]

HOMILIES

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The Season of Lent 2012 The Lord Never Gives Up On Us Second Sunday of Lent—March 4, 2012 Readings:  Gen 22: 1-2, 9a, 10-13,15-18; Rom 8: 31b-234; Mk 9: 2-10 http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/030412.cfm Purpose:  The … [Read more...]

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