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

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A Wisdom 6:12-16; 1Thes 4:1-18; Matt 25:1-13 November 7/8, 2020 Somewhere in the Bible it says that all of scripture is inspired by God and useful for our instruction, so what we read in … Continue reading

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

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all of you! 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A Ex 22:20-26; 1Thes 1:5c-10; Matt 22:34-40 October 25, 2020 “Do you love me?” Jesus asked Peter three times after the resurrection. … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A

Here is my homily for the weekend.  God bless all! 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A October 17/18, 2010 Isaiah 45:1, 4-6; 1Thes 1:1-5b; Matt 22:15-21   “I am the Lord; there is no other. I have called you … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2020

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Cycle A Isaiah 55: 10-11; Romans 8: 18-23; Matthew 13: 1-23 July 11\12, 2020   “My word shall not return to me void, but … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2020

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all1 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle A Jeremiah 20: 10-13; Romans 5: 12-15; Matthew 10: 26-33 June 20/21, 2020   Jesus said, “Fear no one!” Later in the Gospel, after … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 4th Sunday in Lent, 2020

Although public Masses are now cancelled in our diocese, and I will not be delivering this homily in person to the congregations, I do want to offer it to all who may wish to read it via this weblog. May … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for First Sunday of Lent, Cycle A

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all! First Sunday of Lent, Cycle A February 29- March 1, 2020 Gn 2: 7-9; 3: 1-7; Rom 5: 12-19; Mt 4: 1-11   I have often said that Lent is … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! Feast of the Presentation of the Lord February 1/2, 2020 Malachi 3:1-4; Heb 2:14-18; Luke 2:22-40   Two weeks ago, John the Baptist cried out, “Look, there he is! I … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 4th Sunday of Advent

Here is my homily for this weekend. God bless all! 4th Sunday of Advent, Cycle A December 21/22, 20219 Micah 5: 1-4a; Heb 10: 5-190; Luke 1: 39-45   I hope we all listened carefully to these Scripture readings today, … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Here is my homily for the weekend. God bless all! 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time- Cycle C Nov. 16/17, 2019 Malachi 3: 19-20a; 2Thes 3: 7-12; Luke 21: 5-19   About 9 years ago, a young woman ran into her … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily for All Souls Day

Here is my homily for All Souls Day. May God grant them eternal rest. Commemoration of All Souls        November 2, 2019 We struggle with the mystery of life and death at times like today, when we remember those who … Continue reading

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Deacon Bob’s Homily to Deacons on Retreat

Here is a homily I will give to deacons on retreat. Blessings in abundance on my brothers! Homily to Diaconate Community October 26, 2019 Saturday of the 29th week in Ordinary Time Remain rooted in Christ! Belong to the Father! … Continue reading

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