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Homilies

Hurt in Nazareth

Hurt in Nazareth

Jesus himself was unable to avoid rejection by his own family. Why should we be surprised if the same happens to us?

Homilies

Beyond Problem Solving

Beyond Problem Solving

Without a doubt God is our savior, our helper, and our healer. But God wants to be more to us than that.

Video

Salt

Salt

With so many needs around us how can we make a difference? This video suggests that those who would serve should find value in the small gesture.

Homilies

Small Things Matter

Small Things Matter

Small things matter because God uses them in the actions that we do and in the things we receive.

Homilies

The Difference Between Sheep and Cows

The Difference Between Sheep and Cows

One way to understand the biblical image of the shepherd and the sheep is to appreciate the difference between sheep and cows.

Video

A Hint

A Hint

Why do people believe in a God who guides their lives? People believe because when they examine their own experience they find indications, hints if you will, that there is a power in this world other than chance.

Bible Study

The Peril of Holy Week

The Peril of Holy Week

If we listen to the accounts of Jesus’ passion without reflection, we can draw the false conclusion that the Jewish people are responsible for the crucifixion of Christ.

Homilies

Signs of the Kingdom

Signs of the Kingdom

Signs make other people take notice. They set us apart and validate the power and the truth of the message. Words are not enough!

Video

Heartbreak

Heartbreak

What can we do when pain and loss enter our lives? Although we cannot explain evil, we can negotiate its presence though acceptance and “throwing together.”

Homilies

The Anger That Is Good

The Anger That Is Good

Constructive anger is healthy. It helps us identify what is wrong, and it motivates us to work against it.

Books

Punctuating the Resurrection

Punctuating the Resurrection

“Jesus has been raised” How would you punctuate that sentence? Choose carefully. It could change your life.

Homilies

Mothers Who Affirm Life

Mothers Who Affirm Life

Mothers give life, but real mothers give more than physical life. They impart to their children the awareness of their own value and worth.