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

Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 8th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle A

Here is my homily for this weekend.  God bless all! 8th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Cycle A February 25/26, 2017 Isaiah 49: 14-15; 1Cor 4: 1-5; Mt 6: 24-34   Jesus tells us today not to worry about money, … Continue reading

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

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all! 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle A January 14\15, 2017 Isaiah 49: 5-6; 1 Cor 1: 1-3; John 1: 29-34 I was in Green Bay a few years ago, on … Continue reading

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Holy Father’s Urbi et Orbi Message for 2016

(Official English translation from www.vatican.va) Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Christmas! Today the Church once more experiences the wonder of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph and the shepherds of Bethlehem, as they contemplate the newborn Child laid in a … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 4th Sunday of Advent, Cycle A, 2016

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless everyone! 4th Sunday of Advent 4th Sunday of Advent, Cycle A December 17/18, 2016 Isaiah 7: 10-14; Romans 1: 1-7; Matthew 1: 18-24   God’s message to St. Joseph was given … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the Solemnity of Christ the King

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all of you! Solemnity of Christ the King November 19/20, 2016 2 Sam 5: 1-3; Col 1: 12-20; Lk 23: 35-43 Who or what is your most valuable possession? Who or … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C, 2016

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all! 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C Ex 17: 8-13; 2 Tim 3: 14-4: 2; Lk 18: 1-8 October 15/16, 2016 “Will not God then secure the rights of his … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C, 2016

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all!   25th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C September 17/18, 2016 Amos 8: 4-7; 1Tim 2: 1-8; Lk 16: 1-13 “Make friends for yourselves with dishonest wealth so that when … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C, 2016

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all! 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C August 20/21, 2016 Isaiah 66: 18-21; Heb 12: 5-7, 11-13; Lk 13: 22-30 Where is the passion of your life? How closely do … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C, 2016

Here is my homily for this Sunday. God bless all! 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C 2016 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C July 16/17, 2016 Gen 18: 1-10a; Col 1: 24-28; Lk 10: 38-42 How do we … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C, 2016

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless you all! 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C June 18/19, 2016 Zech 12: 10-11; 13:1; Gal 3: 26-29; Lk 9: 18-24 To whom do you turn when you are thirsting … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Trinity Sunday, 2016

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! Trinity Sunday – Cycle C May 21/22, 2016 Prov 8: 22-31; Rm 5: 1-5; Jn 16: 12-15 I was up early this morning, drinking my coffee and saying my morning … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 5th Sunday of Easter, Cycle C, 2016

Here is my homily for last weekend. God bless all! 5th Sunday of Easter, Cycle C April 23/24, 2016 Acts 14: 21-27; Rev 21: 1-5a; Jn 13: 31-33a, 34-35 Do you remember last Sunday’s Gospel? Jesus told us that his … Continue reading

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

If only we would all be so blessed and willing to bless!

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“A Dignified Shame, and a Shamed Dignity” and the call for Gratitude before God

The Holy Father’s homily in today’s Chrism Mass at the Vatican once again offers us much upon which to reflect. It is addressed, of course, to priests, especially to those priests that were in attendance, and can be taken for … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis!

At six o’clock this morning, local time, Pope Francis named Bishop Bernard A. Hebda the archbishop of St. Paul and Minneapolis. Archbishop Hebda has been serving St. Paul and Minneapolis for several months as administrator following the resignation of Archbishop … Continue reading

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