23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Rev. Robert Weiss

In my early teen years, I set pins in a parish bowling alley for $1.05 an hour. I also worked on a family farm over four summers for a total ...

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21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Father Robert Weiss

Karl Georg (in USA: Charles George) Lauer was born in Duesseldorf in 1928. Until he retired, he was an accomplished symphonic violin player. ...

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Open the Building

, Rev. Kathy Sullivan Vandenberg

Today's Gospel story is about a rich, blind, and arrogant man who refused to give up his rich bounty that was given to him rather than open ...

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Homily July 24, 2016

, Father Don

This simple chant melody in praise of Mary, the mother of Jesus, has been elaborated on in classical music, for example, by Charles Gounod. ...

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Luke 10:38-42

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Fr. Francis F. Baiocchi

“Martha, dear Martha, you're fussing far too much and getting yourself worked up over nothing. One thing is essential, and Mary has chosen ...

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Good Samaratin

, Rev Kathy Sullivan Vandenberg

I have so many lists: grocery, bill payment, phone numbers and addresses. Do you have the kind of lists that I do? In today's Gospel a Samar ...

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Luke 10:1-9

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Fr. Francis Baiocchi

A farmer was working his field of tall, maturing corn when his pastor arrived for a short visit. Noticing the field of corn, the pastor said ...

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Luke 9:51-62

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Fr. Don

Today’s gospel is chuck full of Jesus’ wisdom. As we have seen many times, Jesus exaggerates to make his point and as he did close to th ...

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Luke 7:11-17and 1 Kings 17-24

10th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Fr. Don

As I indicated in the Introduction to the Mass the theme of both the first reading, that from 1 Kings and that from the Gospel is compassion ...

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Luke 9:11-17

Corpus Christi, Fr. Francis Baiocchi

A young man was walking along the beach early one morning when he saw a lamp half buried in the sand. He picked it up, brushed off the sand ...

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