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April 7 and 8 2018 Second Sunday of Easter (One Church, Many Disciples: Capital Campaign)

April 7 and 8 2018  Second Sunday of Easter   (One Church, Many Disciples: Capital Campaign)   My sisters and brothers in Christ.   Today the scriptures summarize and interesting fact about the early Christian community.   Acts says:   … Continue reading

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Good Friday Homily Homilia de Viernes Santo Deacon Duane Fischer

Homily by Deacon Duane Fischer Good Friday March 30, 2018 Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Hebrews 4:14-16, 5:7-9; John 18:1-19:42   The Prophet Isaiah wrote about a servant from God who would be harshly treated. A servant who would be spurned and avoided, … Continue reading

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March 29 2018 Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper Thursday of Holy Week Homily

March 29 2018 Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper Thursday of Holy Week Homily   Exodus 11:1-8, 11-14 Psalm 116 First Corinthians 11:23-26 John 13:1-15   Today we do more than remember a time of slavery. We do more than … Continue reading

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Palm Passion Sunday Year B Homily 24 and 25 March 2018

Palm Passion Sunday Year B Homily PROCESSION: Mark 11:1-10 Jesús draws near to Jerusalem. Cloaks are put over a borrowed colt. Jesus is seated on the colt.   The people spread their cloaks on the road. Leafy branches are also … Continue reading

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Eucharist of Resurrection Eloise Bullinger March 19, 2018

Eucharist of Resurrection Eloise Bullinger March 19, 2018 Resurrection Cemetery Chapel  Isaiah 25:6-9  Psalm 23  Second Corinthians 4:14-15:1  John 6:37-40 Family and Friends of Eloise (“Lois” “Baba”) Jones Bullinger The Parish Family of Saint Patrick Parish wishes to extend to … Continue reading

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19 March 2018 Solemnity of Saint Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary Homily

19 March 2018 Solemnity of Saint Joseph, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary  Homily Second Samuel 7;4-5,12-14,16 Psalm 89 Romans 4:13,16-18,22 Luke 2:41-51 Francis, shortly after he became Pope Francis, made a change in all of the Eucharistic prayers approved by the … Continue reading

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17 and 18 March 2018 Fifth Sunday of Lent B Homily

17 and 18 March  2018 Fifth Sunday of Lent B Homily Jeremiah 31:31-34 Psalm 51 Hebrews 5:7-9 John 12:20-23 My sisters and brothers in Christ.   The prophet Jeremiah today tells us about a “new covenant”. This covenant between the … Continue reading

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10 and 11 March, 2016 Fourth Sunday of Lent B Homily

10 and 11  March, 2016  Fourth Sunday of Lent B Homily Second Chronicles 36:14-16,19-23 Psalm 137 Ephesians 2:4-10 John 3:14-21 My sisters and brothrers in Christ.   The Second Book of Chronicles describes the complex relationship between the LORD and … Continue reading

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17 and 18 February 2018 First Sunday of Lent B Homily

Genesis 9:8-15 Psalm 25 First Peter 3:19-22 Mark 1:12-15   My sisters and brothers in Christ. In a few short verses in the Gospel today we hear “The Spirit drove Jesús into the desert….he was tempted by Satan….after John had … Continue reading

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23 and 24 December 2017 Fourth Sunday of Advent B Homily

23 and 24 December 2017  Fourth Sunday of Advent B Homily   SECOND SAMUEL 7: 1-16 PSALM 89 ROMANS 16:25-27 LUKE 1:26-38   My sisters and brothers in Christ. The Advent call, cry, prayer “Come Lord Jesus” is about to … Continue reading

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