Homilies


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Holy Mother of God

Holy Mother of God

Speaker: | January 01, 2020

I suppose many of you are familiar with the song “Mary, did you know?” To tell the truth, I have never really liked it because apart from anything else, Mary really did know, more...


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Holy Family

Holy Family

Speaker: | December 29, 2019

Preached December 29, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Today, on the Feast of the Holy Family, the Gospel shows us that the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph had enemies. The...


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Christmas Mass 2019

Christmas Mass 2019

Speaker: | December 25, 2019

Today we come to the manger where Jesus Christ is born. We come now to what is truly important. I assure you that when the shepherds beheld the Holy Infant, lying in the manger, they...


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4th of Sunday Advent

4th Sunday of Advent

Speaker: | December 22, 2019

St. John the Baptist, as the one who goes before Jesus Christ and prepares the way, is a prominent figure in the season of Advent. He announces the coming of Jesus not just by his...


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3rd Sunday of Advent

3rd Sunday of Advent

Speaker: | December 15, 2019

Today the Church celebrates the joyful Sunday of Advent, but we might well wonder where we can find true joy in the midst of such dark times, when the world seems to be falling apart...


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1st Sunday of Advent

Speaker: | December 02, 2019

Preached December 1, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Jesus Christ came once as Savior and he will come again as Judge. We prepare for Christ’s actual coming in judgment by receiving in...


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Christ the King

Speaker: | November 25, 2019

Preached November 24, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King, which was only added to the Church’s calendar in 1925 by Pope Pius XI. Originally,...