16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017

Readings: Homily: Judgement day.  (The real thing.  Not to be confused with movie Terminator 2.)  Jesus tells us clearly, frequently, assiduously even, that at the end of all things there will be judgement, sorting, and then either joy or burning.  Today specifically, we heard about this in our Gospel and first reading.  Jesus gives us […]

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12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017

Readings: Homily: Be not afraid!  Jesus tells us these words over and over again throughout the Gospels, and our first reading today reinforces the same message.  Jeremiah has been persecuted and maltreated by an impressive force of friends and foes alike.  Yet he’s not afraid either.  Why?  Because he knows that God is with him.  […]

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Ascension Sunday, 2017

Readings: Homily: One of the weird parts of being Catholic is the fact that we don’t really talk about Heaven.  We should!  It’s supposed to be our real homeland, the life-to-come which is the whole point of life here and now.  But if someone were to ask us: “So what is heaven like?”,  we usually […]

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