Homilies


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Advent Week 3

3rd Sunday of Advent

Speaker: | December 17, 2017

Preached December 17, 2017; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon  The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; he has sent me to bring glad tidings to...


2013

2nd Sunday of Advent

Speaker: | December 11, 2017

For freedom Christ set us free. (Gal 5:1) That means that before Christ came into the world and before he came into our life, we were not free. In today’s 1st reading God commands the...


2029

1st Sunday of Advent

Speaker: | December 05, 2017

Preached December 3, 2017; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon In our opening prayer or ‘collect’ we prayed, “Grant your faithful, Almighty God, the resolve to run forth to meet your Christ with righteous...


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Christ the King

Speaker: | November 27, 2017

Preached November 26, 2017; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Whatever you did to the least of my brethren you did to me. From time to time a transient will pass by the parish...


1942

32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | November 16, 2017

Preached November 12, 2017; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Taking thought of wisdom is the perfection of prudence. It is by taking thought for wisdom that we become like the wise virgins who...


1951

29th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | October 23, 2017

Preached October 22, 2017; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon The classic definition of the virtue of justice is the “constant and perpetual will to render to each one what belongs to him.” (cf....


1929

28th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | October 16, 2017

Preached October 15, 2017; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Sunday after Sunday now we have been hearing a sequence of closely related parables. Last Sunday I pointed out the connection through the image...