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

Deacon Bob’s Homily for 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless you! 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C October 1/2, 2022 Habakkuk 1:2-3, 2:2-4; 2 Tim 1:6-8, 13-14; Lk 17:5-10 Some say it is a discouraging world in which we live. … Continue reading

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Funeral Homily

Funeral Homily St. Patrick Catholic Church September 16, 2022 As most of you know, I am Deacon Bob Yerhot, and John and Betty are parishioners of St. Patrick’s. About six or seven years ago, I was assigned to St. Patrick’s … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Tuesday, 23rd Week of Ordinary Time 2022

All of us, I am sure, know someone in our family or in our close friendship network who has left the practice of the faith. It hurts us. We feel pain when we see this happen. All too often, in … Continue reading

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Pope John Paul I Beatified

(Two days ago, Albino Luciani, Pope John Paul I, was beatified by Pope Francis. As many know, he is my favorite pope. Sadly, few know of him now. Back in1978, nearly everyone did know him, and loved him. I had … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s homily for 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C Wisdom 9:13-28b; Philemon 9-10, 12-17; Luke 14:25-33 September 3-4, 2022 If I were to give a title to my homily today, I guess it would be Cheap Faith. This is an adaptation of … Continue reading

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19th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Cycle C, 2022

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless you all! 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time – Cycle C Wis 18: 6-9; Heb 11: 1-2, 8-19; Lk 12: 32-48 August 6/7, 2022 You know, I am feeling a little like … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Introduction Homily

Here is my introduction homily to the people of St. Mary Church, Caledonia  14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C Introduction Homily July 2022 I am Deacon Bob Yerhot, and Bishop Quinn has sent me to St. Mary’s and to … Continue reading

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Church of the Week

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Deacon Bob’s Farewell Homily

Here is my farewell homily to the people of Crucifixion Parish. Thank you, and God bless each of you!   13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C Farewell Homily 1Kings 19:16b, 19-21; Gal 5:1, 13-18; Luke 9:51-62 June 25/26, 2022 … Continue reading

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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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