Homilies


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Palm Sunday

Speaker: | April 15, 2019

Preached April 14, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon We have just listened to the Passion narrative of St. Luke. I will make a few brief remarks, but first, let me apologize for...


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5th Sunday of Lent

Speaker: | April 08, 2019

Preached April 7, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Last Sunday we heard the well-known parable of the prodigal son. The prodigal son returns home, is welcomed by his father, restored to his...


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4th Sunday of Lent

Speaker: | April 01, 2019

Preached March 31, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon We have just heard the well-known and much beloved Parable of the Prodigal Son. We could look at this parable from the perspective of...


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3rd Sunday of Lent

Speaker: | March 25, 2019

Preached March 24, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon The gardener in the Gospel today gained from the landowner another year for the fig tree; Jesus Christ, through his death and resurrection has...


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2nd Sunday of Lent

Speaker: | March 20, 2019

Preached March 17, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Today, early in the Lent, we meet with readings that do not seem typical for the season. Except for the brief warning found in...


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1st Sunday of Lent

Speaker: | March 11, 2019

Preached March 10, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon The Holy Spirit led Jesus into the desert to be tempted by the devil for forty days. So also, led by the Holy Spirit,...


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7th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | February 26, 2019

Preached February 24, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon St. Paul writes in one place: rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. (Rm 12:15) In another place he gives the...


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5th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | February 13, 2019

Preached February 10, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon In today’s 1st reading we meet with one of the great theophanies or visions of God recorded in the Old Testament. The theophany takes...