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Moderator: Deacon Bob Yerhot of the Diocese of Winona, Minnesota.

Deacon Bob’s Homily for 5th Sunday of Easter

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all!   5th Sunday of Easter, Cycle C Acts 14: 21-27; Rev 21: 1-5a; John 13: 31-33a; 34-35 May 18/19, 2019     Behold, I make all things new… I give … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Divine Mercy Sunday 2019

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! Divine Mercy Sunday 2019 Acts 5: 12-16; Rev 1: 9-11a, 12-13, 17-19; John 20: 19-31   I have been asking myself in recent weeks the question, “What is the heart … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 2nd Sunday in Lent, Cycle C

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! 2nd Sunday in Lent, Cycle C March16/17, 2019 Gen 15: 5-12, 17-18; Phil 3: 17-41; Lk 9: 28b-36   Today’s homily will begin with a reflection since the Gospel is … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all! 2nd Sunday on Ordinary Time, Cycle C Isaiah 62: 1-5; 1 Cor. 12: 4-11; John 2: 1-11 January 19/20, 2019 As a bridegroom rejoices in his new bride, so God … Continue reading

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Holy Father’s Letter to the US Bishops on Retreat

The Holy Father has issued a letter to the US bishops on retreat at Mundelein near Chicago. It is worth all our time to read. Here is the link: http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/letters/2019/documents/papa-francesco_20190101_lettera-vescovi-usa.html Here is the text: LETTER SENT BY THE HOLY FATHER … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Words to the Curia

I think this is worthy of the time it will take to read. Our current ecclesial situation vis a vis clergy and laity, requires a great conversion and purgation. Our Holy Father is eloquent in the following address he gave … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 4th Sunday of Advent, Cycle C

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! 4th Sunday of Advent – Cycle C December 22/23, 2018 Micah 5:1-4; Heb 10: 5-10; Luke 1: 39-45 He is almost here! Soon we will see him, God coming in … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

Here is my homily for the Holy Day. Blessings on all! Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception Gn 3: 9-15, 20; Eph 1: 3-6, 11-12; Lk 1: 26-38 December 7-8, 2018 Toward the end of my first semester as a freshman … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all!   33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B November 17/18, 2018 Daniel 12: 1-3; Hebrews 10: 11-14,18; Mark 13: 24-32   Every year, as we approach the end of the … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for All Souls Day 2018

Here is my homily for All Souls Day this year. God bless all! All Soul’s Memorial Homily    November 4, 2018   We struggle with the mystery of life and death at times like today, when we remember those who are … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Here is my homily, given to deacons, candidates, and wives at our annual diaconate retreat. God bless all!   Homily to Deacons, Candidates, and Wives Annual Retreat 2018 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B October 28, 2018 Jeremiah 31:7-9; … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle B

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B October 20/21, 2018 Isaiah 53:10-11; Heb 4:14-16; Mark 10:35-45   James and John in the Gospel today thought they had a plan and they were eager to accomplish it. They thought they knew … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle B

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B October 13/14, 2018 Wisdom 7:7-11; Hebrews 4:12-13; Mark 10:17-30   “Why do you call me good? There is only one who is good, … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Here is my homily for the weekend. 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B Isaiah 50: 5-9a; James 2: 14-18; Mark 8: 27-35 September 15/16, 2018   Jesus could not be clearer: If we are to be his followers, if … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all!   20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B August 18/19, 2018 Proverbs 9: 1-6; Eph 5: 15-20; John 6: 51-58 “The Jews quarreled among themselves saying, ‘How can this man … Continue reading

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