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

Deacon Bob’s Homily for Thanksgiving 2021

Here is my homily for Thanksgiving Day. Blessed are you! Thanksgiving Homily, 2021 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 … Continue reading

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Homily for Solemnity of Jesus the King

Here is my homily for the weekend. May God bless you! The Solemnity of our Lord Jesus Christ the King Daniel 7:13-14; Rev 1:5-8; John 18:33b-37 November20/21, 2021   The one to whom you listen is the one whom you … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Here is my homily for the weekend.  God bless you! 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B October 24, 2021 Jeremiah 31:7-9; Hebrews 5:1-6; Mark 10:46-52     We all are Bartimaeus!  We all, in some way, can see ourselves … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Here is this week’s homily. God bless all! 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B September 4/5, 2020 Isaiah 35:4-7a; James 2:1-5; Mark 7:31-37   Jesus is the fulfillment of all our hopes. Jesus is the one whom Isaiah identified … Continue reading

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

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless you all! 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B Dt 4:1-2. 6-8; James 1:17-18, 21b-22,27 August 28/29, 2021 Jesus is rather clear in the Gospel that we have to get this … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B July 25, 2021 2 Kings 4:42-44; Ephesians 4:1-6; John 6:1-15   I asked my wife what I should preach this weekend, given the … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Here is my homily for last week. God bless each of you! 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B Father’s Day June 19/20, 2021 Job 1:1, 8-11; 2 Cor. 5:14-17; Mark 4:7-16 I don’t know how many men here today … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Trinity Sunday

Here is my homily for Trinity Sunday. God bless you! Trinity Sunday May 29/30, 2021 Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40; Romans 8:14-17; Matthew 28:16-20   Trinity Sunday is often one of those Sundays some priests and deacons dread; by that I mean, … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 4th Sunday of Easter, Cycle B

Here is my homily. Blessings on all! 4th Sunday of Easter, Cycle B April 24/25, 2021 Acts 4:8-12; 1John3:1-2; John 10:1-18   Even though each year the fourth Sunday of Easter is called “Good Shepherd Sunday” because the Gospel readings … Continue reading

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

Here is my homily. God bless all! 2nd Sunday of Lent – Cycle B February 27/28, 2021 Gen 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Rom 8:31b – 34; Mark 9:22-10 A student in Rome was standing before the main altar in St. … Continue reading

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

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! 5th Sunday of Lent, Cycle B Jeremiah 31: 31-34; Hebrews 5: 7-9; John 12: 20-33 March 20/21, 2021   There comes a time in the life of men and women … Continue reading

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

Here is my homily from the weekend. God bless all! 2nd Sunday of Lent – Cycle B February 27/28, 2021 Gen 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Rom 8:31b – 34; Mark 9:22-10 A student in Rome was standing before the main … Continue reading

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

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all! 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle B January 23/24, 2021 Jonah 3:1-5, 10; 1Cor 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-2-   It may be surprising to hear a Lenten-like gospel at the beginning … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the Solemnity of the Holy Family 2020

May God bless each of you in his mercy, and protect all our families! Solemnity of the Holy Family Sirach 3:2-7, 12-14; Col 3:12-21;  Luke 2:22-40 December 26/27, 2020   More and more I have been thinking about the effect … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for December 22, 2020

My homily for December 22 this year. Homily December 22, 2020 The mark of any spiritually and emotionally mature man is the mark of humility. It is also a mark of contradiction to what our contemporary society says. The world … Continue reading

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