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Twenty- Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Homily / Oct. 16, 2016 I remember many of you for some single, solitary event that will always remain in my mind.  You leave a mark in my life and in my mind in a very good way.  A number of years ago, a lovely woman...

St. Francis Feastday

Homily / Oct. 9, 2016 The readings for today’s Mass are very particular for the feast of St. Francis.  The second reading reminds us of the wound of Christ on the body of St. Francis when we hear “I bear the...

Twenty- Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Homily, Sept. 25, 2016 For the Sunday readings, the first reading and the Gospel are often paired with one another for a common message.  Today’s readings seem to describe a contrast between wealth and...

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Homily, Aug. 21, 2016 When I was growing up as a child, I never did, but my siblings would complain about one thing or another.  And my mother’s classic response was “Offer it up!”  Did any of you...