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WEEKLY HOMILY BLOGS

March 2016

Mar 21

3/20/16 Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ - Fr. Reggie

We just heard the narrative of the Passion and Death of Jesus. The most holy days of our faith – Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday - are approaching. Let’s think about that word “passion” for a minute. It comes from the Latin word patior, which means to suffer. We also say we have a passion...
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Mar 21

03/20/16 Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ - Deacon Ron

Homily Summary for Passion (Palm) Sunday - Deacon Landry   This Feast day is called both "Palm Sunday" and "Passion Sunday." Palm Sunday refers to Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem as a king. The week preceding the Jewish Passover was a time when Jews from far and wide would make their pilgrimage to Jerusalem. The...
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Mar 14

03/13/16 Fifth Sunday of Lent - Deacon Ron

Homily Summary for Fifth Sunday of Lent Deacon Landry Today's gospel is a poignant reminder of what a celebration Lent itself is. Let's begin with who's on trial; the woman caught in adultery. Mosaic Law stipulates clearly that the punishment for this crime is that the she be stoned to death. Nothing to celebrate there. And it doesn't take a...
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Mar 14

03/13/16 Fifth Sunday of Lent - Deacon Tony

Deacon Tony Conti Fifth Sunday of Lent “Then the scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery and made her stand in the middle…” We’re all aware of Jesus’ admonitions throughout the Gospels not to judge… So why did the crowd judge and condemn the woman in today’s...
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Mar 7

03/06/16 Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Reggie

This parable is one of the best known stories in all of human literature. But what does it really mean? We call it the parable of the prodigal son, but should we? Is it primarily about that younger son, who abandons his father and squanders his life in extreme self-indulgence and sensuality? Jesus told the parable...
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Mar 2

February 28, 2016 - Third Sunday of Lent - Deacon Ron

Homily Summary for the Third Sunday of Lent Deacon Landry   It never ceases to amaze me how relevant and timely Sacred Scripture is. In today's gospel, we witness people attempting to grapple with the untimely death of innocent people. And we are reminded of the ubiquitous question that always haunts events such as these: "Why do...
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Mar 2

February 28, 2016 - Third Sunday of Lent - Fr. James

In our Bible lesson today, Jesus teaches us about God's forgiveness. Through the parable of fig tree Jesus tells us to be productive.  God has "planted" us on this earth and he expects us to produce good fruit in our life. What kind of fruit does God expect? They are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, and gentleness. When...
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WEEKLY HOMILY BLOGS

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