Homilies


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Divine Mercy Sunday

Speaker: | April 29, 2019

Preached April 28. 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Today’s 1st reading seems most unreal; because of its unreality it could seem a rebuke to the Catholic Church and even a challenge to...


503

Easter Sunday

Speaker: | April 23, 2019

Preached April 21, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Peter and John come to the empty tomb – the tomb is empty; death is empty; death has been defeated. Inside the empty tomb...


499

Easter Vigil

Speaker: | April 23, 2019

Preached April 20, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon The account of creation shows us a perfect world, coming forth from the word of God, the Creator. If we were to attend well...


500

Good Friday

Speaker: | April 23, 2019

Preached April 19, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon The Virgin Mary, the Mother of Jesus, stood at the foot of the Cross, she watched her Son die, she watched the soldier pierce...


504

Holy Thursday

Speaker: | April 23, 2019

Preached April 18, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon People say that Jesus did not start a religion; they are wrong and tonight’s celebration is the proof. The religion of Jesus Christ is...


527

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...


548

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...


578

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...