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This Sunday’s Readings This weeks readings from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, which uses the New American Bible. Click here for THIS SUNDAY’S  readings     The Word on Fire The Word On Fire – Fr. Robert Barron’s internet site offers many interesting insights into all things Catholic. Fr. Barron has a full library […]

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I was sitting at my computer doing the best I could to use my time wisely and spent most of Wednesday completing my homily. When I was finished typing I had 1,800 words, which meant I had to lose about 500 of them if I was to have any hope of talking for less than […]

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I am sitting here redrafting the homily. The Pope’s words in his lengthy interview in America Magazine have impacted me, although I know I need more time with them to more fully ‘discern’ what they mean. Here are three excepts to ponder on this weekend where Jesus encourages us to be trustworthy in the small […]

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Writing a homily for me takes weeks. Ideas form and then I sit with them, and I see what comes along. As you can see from earlier posts, I have been thinking about the call in this week’s gospel to be worthy of trust in the small things. This weekend at our parish we have […]

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At the risk of frustrating my theologian friends (if I have any), I wanted to provide folks with the following very brief explanation of what we mean by the “Incarnation,” and I have settled on a paragraph from Wikipedia. For those inclined to want more (and I mean much more) information, click here for a […]

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This Sunday’s Readings This weeks readings from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, which uses the New American Bible. Click here for THIS SUNDAY’S  readings     The Word on Fire The Word On Fire – Fr. Robert Barron’s internet site offers many interesting insights into all things Catholic. Fr. Barron has a full library […]

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This week  I am working on my homily for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary time. Here is the line from the gospel that struck me: “The person who is trustworthy in very small matters is also trustworthy in great ones;and the person who is dishonest in very small matters is also dishonest in great ones.”(Luke […]

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Angus MacPherson died

      A Scottish woman went to the local newspaper office to publish the obituary for her recently deceased husband. The obit editor informed her that there is a charge of 50 cents per word. She paused, reflected, and then said, “Well then, let it read, “Angus MacPherson died.” Amused at the woman’s thrift, […]

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This Sunday’s Readings This weeks readings from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, which uses the New American Bible. Click here for THIS SUNDAY’S  readings     The Word on Fire The Word On Fire – Fr. Robert Barron’s internet site offers many interesting insights into all things Catholic. Fr. Barron has a full library […]

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The First Step

It is so difficult sometimes to take that first step. There are many reasons but usually the reason we stay stuck is fear. Fear of the unknown, fear of failure, fear of messing up.The advice in the picture might help us take that first step.

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Actually as it turns our millions end up watching this guy and his wife. If you just want to smile then sit back and watch this video right to the end! Life is short- sing like no one is watching.

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This Sunday’s Readings This weeks readings from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, which uses the New American Bible. Click here for THIS SUNDAY’S  readings     The Word on Fire The Word On Fire – Fr. Robert Barron’s internet site offers many interesting insights into all things Catholic. Fr. Barron has a full library […]

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