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Living Words

Homily for May 20, 2018 (Pentecost Sunday) Acts 2:1-11; Galatians 5:16-25; John 15:26-27, 16:12-15   A word is dead   when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day....

A Call To Ministry

Homily for May 13, 2018 (Ascension of the Lord, Mothers’ Day [USA]) Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 4:1-13; Mark 16:15-20 Do you know Dolores Huerta?  By almost any measure she is an extraordinary woman.  The mother of...

The True Vine

Homily for April 29, 2018 (5th Sunday of Easter) Acts 9:26-31; 1 John 3:18-24; John 15:1-8 Last weekend, a friend from Detroit sent me an urgent text message.  A seven year-old girl, the granddaughter of a friend, was very...

Shepherds and Saints

Homily for April 22, 2018 (4th Sunday of Easter; Good Shepherd Sunday) Acts 4:8-12; 1 John 3:1-2; John 10:11-18          You have probably never heard of Dr. Liviu Librescu.  But...