Homilies


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25th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | September 24, 2018

Preached September 23, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon It is not often that we get a nearly identical Gospel reading on successive Sundays, but last week we heard Jesus announce his coming...


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23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | September 11, 2018

Preached September 9, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Things have been very difficult lately. It should be evident now that we are living in extraordinary times; it is not your imagination.  Crazy...


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22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | September 04, 2018

Preached September 1, 2018; St. Peter’s Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon In today’s Gospel, Jesus speaks severely to the scribes and Pharisees, the powerful leaders, saying, You disregard God’s commandment but cling to human tradition....


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21st Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | August 27, 2018

Preached August 26, 2018, St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon I prepared my Sunday homily today before the morning news, before hearing about the very serious accusations made against the Pope and a number...


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20th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | August 20, 2018

Preached August 19, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Wisdom has built her house.  Before we talk about the house that Wisdom builds for herself, we need to talk a little about ‘Wisdom’....