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November 2013 archive of Blog

November 2013 archive of Blog

Homily for November 24, 2013: Christ the King: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Jim Miller on 11/25/13

Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

 

Reading 1 2 Sm 5:1-3

Responsorial Psalm Ps 122:1-2, 3-4, 4-5

R. (cf. 1) Let us go rejoicing to the house of the Lord.

Reading 2 Col 1:12-20

Gospel Lk 23:35-43

  

HOMILY: One night a house caught fire and ... Read More »

Homily for November 17, 2013: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Jim Miller on 11/18/13

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 159

Reading 1 Mal 3:19-20a

Responsorial Psalm Ps 98:5-6, 7-8, 9

R. (cf. 9) The Lord comes to rule the earth with justice.Reading 2 2 Thes 3:7-12

Gospel Lk 21:5-19

HOMILY

The story is told about a pastor who started each year’s Confirmation ... Read More »

Homily for November 10, 2013: 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time: Deacon Dave McGhee

Posted by Jim Miller on 11/11/13

Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 2 Mc 7:1-2, 9-14

Responsorial Psalm Ps 17:1, 5-6, 8, 15

R. Lord, when your glory appears, my joy will be full.

Reading 2 2 Thes 2:16-3:5

Gospel Lk 20:27-38

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HOMILY

When I was a ... Read More »

Homily for November 3, 2013: 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Jim Miller on 11/04/13

November 3, 2013Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Reading 1  Wis 11:22-12:2

Responsorial Psalm Ps 145:1-2, 8-9, 10-11, 13, 14

R. (cf. 1) I will praise your name for ever, my king and my God.

Reading 2 2 Thes 1:11-2:2

Gospel Lk 19:1-10

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HOMILY

A man and his family from the back mountains of Tennessee found himself one day in a large city.  They were amazed by everything they saw. Having grown up and lived all their lives on a rural farm everything was completely new to them. The Father and son left Ma in the horse buggy and went into this huge skyscraper. As the boy and father entered the building two shinny doors that could move apart and back together again left them spellbound. They stood watching these doors until the son asked his father, “What is this, Father?” The father, never having seen an elevator before, responded, “Son, I have never seen anything like this in my life, I don’t know what it is.” for the first time standing outside an elevator. He watched as an old, haggard woman hobbled on, and the doors closed. A few minutes later the doors opened and a young, attractive woman marched smartly off. The father hollered to his youngest son, "Billy, go get ... Read More »

Homily for October 27, 2013: 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Jim Miller on 11/04/13

October 27, 2013

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Reading 1 Sir 35:12-14, 16-18

Responsorial Psalm Ps 34:2-3, 17-18, 19, 23

R. (7a) The Lord hears the cry of the poor.

Reading 2 2 Tm 4:6-8, 16-18

Gospel Lk 18:9-14

 

HOMILY:

Some folks reminded me at Mass this morning ... Read More »

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