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Divine Mercy Sunday

Mariam-soliman-690003-unsplash Acts 5:12-16; Psalm 118; Revelation 1:9-11a, 12-13, 17-19; John 20:19-31 Some words and phrases need repetition to be effective.  Parents know this better than anyone: “Do your homework. Wash your hands.  Brush...

Homily for Easter Sunday

Nalaka-thalagala-565220-unsplash Homily for April 21, 2019 (Easter Sunday) Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Psalm 118; 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8; John 20:1-9   This past week began with two dramatic events.  On Sunday, Tiger Woods won The Masters golf tournament...

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

Palm-sunday Luke 19:28-40; Isaiah 50:4-7; Philippians 2:61-11; Luke 22:14-23:56 Today we begin the most solemn week of the Church year.  Holy Week and the Easter Triduum are filled with special readings, words and rituals.  For...

Fifth Sunday in Lent

Isaiah 43:16-21; Philippians 3:8-14; John 8:1-11 It was a strange response.  When the scribes and Pharisees brought a woman caught in the act of adultery, Jesus at first said nothing.  Instead, he bent down and wrote...