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Deacon Bob’s Homily for Sunday, 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A February 4/5, 2023 Isaiah 58: 7-10; 1 Cor. 2: 1-5; Matthew 5: 13-16 It’s all about God. That is my homily this week. It’s all about God. One proof that God that exists, … Continue reading

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

Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God December 31, 2022/January 1, 2023 Humble and bold. Two words we typically do not associate in our minds. Humble and bold…. we find them both in the person of Mary, the Mother of … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 2nd Sunday of Advent, 2022

2nd Sunday of Advent, Cycle A December 3/4, 2022 Isaiah 11:1-10; Romans 15:4-9; Matthew 3:1-12  The Church challenges us to take four weeks and reflect on the two basic Advent questions: For what kind of Messiah are you looking and … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C November 5/6, 2022 2 Maccabees 7:1-2, 9-14; 2 Thes 2:16-3:5; Luke 20:27-38 The first reading today is a rather harrowing account of a mother witnessing the torture and death of her seven sons, … Continue reading

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Homily to Retreatants

Wednesday, 30th Week in Ordinary Time October 26, 2022 To Deacons and Wives on Retreat Ephesians 6:1-9; Luke 13:22-30 “Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I tell you, will attempt to enter but will not be strong … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for the Solemnity of All Saints

Solemnity of All Saints November 1, 2022 We are remembering today all those unnamed saints in heaven, men and women just as much saints as the canonized ones we remember during the year. In doing so, we should burn with … Continue reading

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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 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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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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