Articles by: Fr. George Smiga

Homilies

Alone with the Devil

Alone with the Devil

The devil does not usually come to us as a wild beast but as something that is holy and good.

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Touching the Leper

Touching the Leper

Our sins and our failures are no barriers to God. We are not contagious to Jesus. He has the power to make us whole.

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Jesus’ First Lesson

Jesus’ First Lesson

If Jesus knew that he could not do everything, why do we think we can?

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The Comma

The Comma

Never place a period where God has placed a comma.

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What God Dreams for Us

What God Dreams for Us

God does not always give us what we expect. God gives us what is good.

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Christmas Pilgrimage

Christmas Pilgrimage

All of us, regardless of our circumstances, are called to celebrate this Christmas as pilgrims.

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Getting Out of the Way

Getting Out of the Way

Our lives are not about our plans, but about God’s plan.

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A Banquet of Locusts and Honey

A Banquet of Locusts and Honey

The food of John the Baptist describes the lives that we live, both locusts and honey.

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Trusting the Potter

Trusting the Potter

This upcoming year is not so much about what we are going to do but about what God is going to do for us.

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Paying Attention

Paying Attention

The servant who buried his master’s money did so because he was not paying attention.

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Loving Like a Wise Virgin

Loving Like a Wise Virgin

The refusal of the wise virgins to share reminds us that love is not always giving our neighbor what he or she asks.

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When Heroes Fail

When Heroes Fail

For all the people who prove themselves unworthy of our imitation, there are still some people who inspire us.