Homilies


968

5th Sunday of Lent

Speaker: | March 19, 2018

Preached March 18. 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon I didn’t plan this. Last Sunday I finished a series of seven homilies on the basics of the Catholic faith. I started out with...


980

4th Sunday of Lent

Speaker: | March 12, 2018

Preached March 11, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon On this joyful Sunday of Lent – the reason for the rose color vestments – the readings start out on a rather grim note...


976

3rd Sunday of Lent

Speaker: | March 05, 2018

Preached March 4, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon  Stop making my Father’s house a marketplace. Those are the words of Jesus as he purifies the Temple of the Lord, chasing the money...


981

2nd Sunday of Lent

Speaker: | February 27, 2018

Preached February 25, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon When St. Peter says, Rabbi, it is good that we are here, it is one of those occasions in which he is saying more...


1035

Chair of St. Peter

Speaker: | February 23, 2018

Preached February 22, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon When Jesus asks his Apostles, Who do you say that I am? Peter answers on behalf of all of them, You are the Christ,...


983

1st Sunday of Lent

Speaker: | February 20, 2018

Preached February 18, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon The Gospel account today is very brief. Jesus is driven into the desert by the Holy Spirit and there he is tempted by the...


985

Ash Wednesday

Speaker: | February 14, 2018

Preached February 14, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Happy Valentine’s Day! Now what does Valentine’s Day have to do with Ash Wednesday? As we all know the symbol of Valentine’s Day is...


1045

4th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | January 30, 2018

Preached January 28, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon St. John, in his Gospel, tells us that when the Jewish officials came from Jerusalem to question St. John the Baptist about his identity...


1030

3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | January 22, 2018

Preached January 21, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon  Repent and believe the Gospel.  The Greek word that we translate as ‘Repent’ is ‘metanoeĩte’; the noun form of which is ‘metanoía’.  Literally the...