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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C, 2016

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all! 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time-Cycle C Neh 8: 2-4a. 5-6, 8-10; 1Cor 12: 12-30; Lk 1: 1-4; 4: 14-21 January 23/24, 2016 Can you imagine what it would be like … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Here is my homily for this year’s Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God. May each of you be abundantly blessed in 2016. Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God December 31, 2015/January 1, 2016 Humble and bold. Two words … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Christmas Homily

A belated Merry Christmas to all my readers! Blessings for 2016 also! Here is the homily Pope Francis delivered for Christmas night Mass this year. As usual, I let it speak for itself. HOMILY OF POPE FRANCIS THE NATIVITY OF … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 4th Sunday of Advent, Cycle C, 2015

Here is my homily for this weekend. God’s blessings on each of you! 4th Sunday of Advent – Cycle C December 19/20 , 2015 Micah 5:1-4; Heb 10: 5-10; Luke 1: 39-45 He is almost here! Jesus,the Son of God … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily at the Advent Clergy Day 2015

Here is the homily I was asked to give at the Advent Clergy Day for the Diocese of Winona. God bless each of you! Advent Day of Reflection for Clergy of Winona Diocese December 17, 2015 Owatonna, Minnesota Scripture: Isaiah … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Thanksgiving Day, 2015

Thanksgiving Homily, 2015 Sir 50: 20-24; 1 Cor 1: 3-9; Lk 21: 20-28 For what am I most grateful? Health? Life itself? Good fortune? My wife and family? The gift of Holy Orders into which I have been ordained? The … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the Solemnity of Christ the King, Cycle B, 2015

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless each of you! The Solemnity of Christ the King Dn 7: 13-14; Rv 1: 5-8; Jn 18: 33b-37 November 21/22,2015 We are not comfortable with the word, king, nowadays. We would … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all! 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B, 2015 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Cycle B Isaiah 53:10-11; Heb 4: 14-16; Mk 10: 35-45 October 17/18, 2015 I don’t know … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B, 2015

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all of you!   24th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B September 12/13, 2015 Isaiah 50: 5-9a; James 2: 14-18; Mark 8: 27-36   Is your faith alive or dead? This … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! Twenty-second Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B, 2015 August 29/30, 2015 Dt 4: 1-2, 6-8; James 1: 17-18, 21b-22, 27;  Mk 7: 1-8, 14-15, 21-23 These reading bring to my … Continue reading

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

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all! 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B July 11/12, 2015 Amos 7: 12-15; Eph 1: 3-14; Mark 6: 7-13 Faith and mission. Today’s first reading and the Gospel speak of … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 11th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B, 2015

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless you all! 11th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle B June 13/14, 20015 Ezekiel 17: 22-24; 2 Cor. 5: 6-10; Mk 4: 26-34  “It shall put forth branches and bear fruit and … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Trinity Sunday, Cycle B, 2015

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless each of you! Trinity Sunday, Cycle B May 30/31, 2015  Dt. 4: 32-34, 39-40; Rom 8:14-17; Mt 28: 16-20 The central mystery of our Christian faith is the mystery of the … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 6th Sunday of Easter, Cycle B, 2015

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless each of you!   Sixth Sunday of Easter, Cycle B, 2015 May 9/10, 2015 Acts 10: 25-26, 34-35,44-48; 1 John 4: 7-10; John 15: 9-17 It is easy to “love” this … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 2nd Sunday of Easter, Cycle B, Divine Mercy Sunday

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless each of you! 2nd Sunday of Easter, Cycle B April 11/12, 2015 Acts 4: 32-35; 1 John 5: 1-6; John 20: 19-31 “The community of believers was of one heart and … Continue reading

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