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Time is always running out

Homily for January 21, 2018 (3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time) Jonah 3:1-5, 10; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20 What would you do if you received the following text message on your smart phone? BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT...

“Here I am, you called me.”

Homily for January 14, 2018 (2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time) 1 Samuel 3:3b-10, 19; 1 Corinthians 6:13c-15a, 17-20; John 1:35-42 “Here I am, you called me.” That was the response of young Samuel when he thought he heard...

We are all God’s children

Homily for January 7, 2018 (The Epihany of the Lord) Isaiah 60:1-6; Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12 They call it La Bestia in Spanish.  In English it’s “The Beast,” the network of freight trains that...

Holy Families

Homily December 31, 2017 (Feast of the Holy Family) Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14; Psalm 105; Hebrews 11:8, 11-12, 17-19; Luke 2:22-40 Sometimes we can idealize the Holy Family.   We look at their images on a Christmas card or...