Homilies

Lent Year B Week 5

We heard in the gospel according to John: “Unless a grain of wheat is buried in the ground, it is never any more than a grain of wheat.If it is buried, it sprouts & reproduces itself many times over.”I think this passage from scripture is one of the most well known lines in Christianity. Hmm, …

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14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Last week we heard Jesus call us to service, to leave our attachments behind, to let the dead bury their dead and go with him. This week, Jesus tells us how to do that service. He tells us we don’t need fancy clothes or props to spread the powerful message of God’s love. That the …

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13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Today in our Scripture readings we are going to hear how Jesus calls us to give up everything to become one his followers. Who in their right minds would give up everything to do that?   I’m thinking the answer is supposed to be us1 Kings 19,16b, 19-21Galatians 5.1, 13-18Luke 9, 51-62   Let’s recap here. Elijah …

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