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Homily for December 29, 2013: Feast of the Holy Family: Deacon Steve Whiteman

Posted by Fr Jim Miller on 12/30/13

Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Reading 1 Sir 3:2-6, 12-14

Responsorial Psalm Ps 128:1-2, 3, 4-5

R. (cf. 1) Blessed are those who fear the Lord and walk in his ways.Reading 2 Col 3:12-21

Gospel Mt 2:13-15, 19-23

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Homily for December 22, 2013: 4th Sunday of Advent: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Fr Jim Miller on 12/23/13

December 22, 2013

Fourth Sunday of Advent 

Reading 1 Is 7:10-14

Responsorial Psalm Ps 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6

R. (7c and 10b) Let the Lord enter; he is king of glory.

Reading 2 Rom 1:1-7

Gospel Mt 1:18-24

HOMILY

George and Joe, twin brothers, tried to outdo each other in ... Read More »

Homily for December 15, 2013: 3rd Sunday of Advent: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Fr Jim Miller on 12/16/13

December 15, 2013

Third Sunday of Advent 

Reading 1 Is 35:1-6a, 10

Responsorial Psalm Ps 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10

R. (cf. Is 35:4) Lord, come and save us.

Reading 2 Jas 5:7-10

Gospel Mt 11:2-11

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HOMILY

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Homily for December 8, 2013: 2nd Sunday of Advent: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Fr Jim Miller on 12/09/13

December 8, 2013Second Sunday of Advent

Reading 1

Is 11:1-10

Responsorial Psalm

Ps 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17.

R. (cf. 7) Justice shall flourish in his time, and fullness of peace for ever.

Reading 2

Rom 15:4-9

Gospel

Mt 3:1-12

 

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HOMILY

Last Spring, when the Masses were over, on a beautiful, summer day, like today, I was very anxious to get out on the road for a bike ride.  After some afternoon responsibilities, time, I raced home to put on the bicycling attire for a quick away.  My parents have made me agree to always take my cell phone along before I go on the road with the bike, so I stuck it quickly in the little travel bag that rides back under the seat.  Before long, I was off!  I just wish I would have zipped the bag before I ... Read More »

Homily for December 1, 2013: 1st Sunday of Advent: Fr. Scott Bullock

Posted by Fr Jim Miller on 12/03/13

First Sunday of Advent—December 1, 2013

Reading 1

Is 2:1-5

Responsorial Psalm

Ps 122: 1-2, 3-4, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9

R. Let us go rejoicing to the house of the Lord

Reading 2

Rom 13:11-14

Gospel

Mt 24:37-44

 

HOMILY

A little boy asked his mother where he came from, ... Read More »