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

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

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless you! 5th Sunday of Easter, Cycle C May 14/15, 2022 Acts 14:21-27; Rev 21:1-5a; John 13:31-33a, 34-35 “It is necessary for us to undergo many hardships to enter the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Ash Wednesday 2022

Here is my homily for today. May all of you have a holy Lent! Ash Wednesday, Cycle C Joel 2:12-18; 2 Cor 5: 20-6:2; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 March 2, 2022 God asks us to pray, fast, and give alms. He … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless you!  7th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C 1 Sm 26:2, 7-9, 12-13, 22-23; 1 Cor 15:45-49; Lk 6:27-38 February 19/20, 2022 Jesus seems to be really trying to drive home … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Here is  my homily for this weekend. God bless all of you! 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C Jer 17; 5-8; 1 Cor 15:12, 16-20; Lk 6:17, 20-26 February 12/13, 2022   Tap into your imagination for a few … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for The Baptism of the Lord 2022

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless you! Baptism of the Lord 2022 Isaiah 42: 1-4, 6-7; Acts 10:34-38;Luke 3: 15-16, 21-22 January 8/9, 2022   In the early years of the Church, whenever they spoke about Epiphany … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob‘s homily for the Solemnity of the Holy Family

Solemnity of the Holy Family December 26, 2021 Many beautiful and holy things are said of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. They were a family no doubt unique in human history. A perfect mother, a perfect son, and a husband and … Continue reading

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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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