Homilies

Homilies

Living Multiple Ascensions

Living Multiple Ascensions

There is more than one ascension. We are able to identify multiple, smaller ascensions in our lives.

Homilies

Jesus’ Commandment

Jesus’ Commandment

Loving others in general is a noble and beautiful ideal. But loving particular people can be a challenge.

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Holding Fast to One Another

Holding Fast to One Another

Jesus is asking us to forgive others and then to hold them fast. We are to do this communally, as a Church.

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The Young Man at the Tomb

The Young Man at the Tomb

Mark positions two unnamed young men in his gospel to describe the transformation that Jesus’ resurrection brings about.

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Leaving the Darkness

Leaving the Darkness

Negative habits hurt us. But even though we know that light is for our good, we cling to the darkness.

Homilies

Looking Backwards

Looking Backwards

When we make major decisions in our lives that we often believe that know what we are getting into. But this is seldom the case.

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Our True Identity

Our True Identity

The minute we forget our status as beloved daughters and sons of God, the Good News evaporates.

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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.