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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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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all. 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B Amos 7: 12-15; Eph 1: 3-24; Mk 6: 7-13 July 14/15, 2018 In the Old Testament, once in a great while, God would … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B Father’s Day 2018

Here is my homily for the weekend. Happy Father’s Day to all you guys!   11th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B June 16/18, 2018 Ez 17: 22-24; 2 Cor 5: 6-10; Mk 4: 26-34   Today is Father’s Day, … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Pentecost 2018

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! Pentecost Sunday, Cycle B Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3b-7; John 20:19-23 May 19/20, 2018 There are many languages and cultures in our world, many ways of expressing ourselves. There are many … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent, Cycle B

Here is my homily from last week. God bless all! 5th Sunday of Lent, Cycle B Jer 31: 31-34; Heb 5: 7-9; John 12: 20-33 March 17/18, 2018   This Gospel account comes right after Jesus had raised Lazarus from … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 2nd Sunday of Lent, Cycle B

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! 2nd Sunday of Lent, Cycle B Gen. 22: 1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Rom 8: 31b-34/ Mk 9: 2-10 February 24/25, 2018 One of the things psychologists know is that we … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle B January 20/21, 2018 Jonah 3: 1-5, 10; 1Cor 7: 29-31; Mark 1: 14-20 Are you willing to be changed? Are you willing … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the Solemnity of the Holy Family, 2017

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all!   Solemnity of the Holy Family – 2017 December 30/31, 2017 Sir 3: 2-6, 12-14; Col 3: 12-21; Luke 2: 22-40 I have seen the effects of the world on … Continue reading

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