Homilies


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All Saints Day

Speaker: | November 01, 2019

Preached November 1, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon I will begin with a comment on Halloween. There is a lot of controversy about Halloween. Some Christians say that celebrating Halloween is a...


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30th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | October 29, 2019

Preached October 27, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Today’s parable about the Pharisee and the tax-collector is meant for people who are serious about the practice of their faith. Jesus is not...


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27th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | October 07, 2019

Preached October 6, 2019; St. Peter’s Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon In today’s 1st reading the prophet Habakkuk cries out to God with the perennial human complaint. It is not only that I suffer unjustly,...


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23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | September 09, 2019

Preached September 8, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Powerful people in the world get together to make plans and pursue their agendas: We have the United Nations, the G-7 or G-20, the...


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22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | September 03, 2019

Preached September 1, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Both today’s 1st reading and Gospel speak about the indispensable Christian virtue of humility. Without humility we have no connection to God; without humility...