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

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

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time- Cycle C Nov. 16/17, 2019 Malachi 3: 19-20a; 2Thes 3: 7-12; Luke 21: 5-19   About 9 years ago, a young woman ran into her … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for All Souls Day

Here is my homily for All Souls Day. May God grant them eternal rest. Commemoration of All Souls        November 2, 2019 We struggle with the mystery of life and death at times like today, when we remember those who … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily to Deacons on Retreat

Here is a homily I will give to deacons on retreat. Blessings in abundance on my brothers! Homily to Diaconate Community October 26, 2019 Saturday of the 29th week in Ordinary Time Remain rooted in Christ! Belong to the Father! … Continue reading

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

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all! 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C October 19/20, 2019 Ex 17: 8-13; 2 Tim 3: 14-4: 2; Lk 18: 1-8 One thing I found out after my ordination to … Continue reading

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

Here is my homily for last weekend. God bless all! 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C September 14/15, 2019 Ex 32: 77-11, 13-14; 1 Tim 1: 12-17; Lk 15: 1-32   These are powerful readings today, stories about conversion. … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time- Cycle C August 17/18, 2019 Jer 38: 4-6, 8-10; Heb 12: 1-4; Lk 12: 49-53 How do we make sense of life? Of all that … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the Assumption

Here is my homily for the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary. God bless all! Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary August 15, 2019 Rev 11:19a; 12:1-6a, 10ab; 1Cor 15:20-27; Lk 1: 39-56 Today is a day … Continue reading

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

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C July 20/21, 2019 Gen 18: 1-10a; Col 1: 24-28; Lk 10: 38-42 In our first reading today we hear of how three strangers … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Solemnity of the Holy Trinity

Here is my homily for the upcoming weekend.  God bless all! Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity Proverbs 8: 22-31; Romans 5: 1-5; John 16 12-15 June 15/16, 2019   We all experience God in some way and we desperately … Continue reading

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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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