Homilies


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7th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | February 26, 2019

Preached February 24, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon St. Paul writes in one place: rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. (Rm 12:15) In another place he gives the...


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5th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | February 13, 2019

Preached February 10, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon In today’s 1st reading we meet with one of the great theophanies or visions of God recorded in the Old Testament. The theophany takes...


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4th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | February 04, 2019

Preached February 3, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon We meet with a rather unusual juxtaposition of readings in today’s Mass. For bookends we have the 1st reading from Jeremiah and the Gospel....


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3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | January 28, 2019

Preached January 26, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon I am not impressed by computers and smart phones. Though they can serve as instruments for the communication of human knowledge, they are dumb...


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2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Speaker: | January 21, 2019

Preached January 20, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon In today’s Gospel, Jesus’ works a miracle – his first – performing thereby a simple act of kindness for a couple on their wedding...


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Baptism of the Lord

Speaker: | January 14, 2019

Preached January 13, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Last Sunday, in the celebration of the Epiphany, the infant Jesus, the Son of God, was revealed as a light shining to the nations....


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Epiphany

Epiphany

Speaker: | January 06, 2019

Preached January 6, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Christmas is a celebration of the true light coming into a world darkened by sin. Christmas celebrates the light of Jesus Christ, the Son...


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Holy Mother of God

Holy Mother of God

Speaker: | January 01, 2019

Preached January 1, 2019; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon As we begin the New Year the Church celebrates the beginning of our salvation with the Solemnity of the Holy Mother of God. Outside...