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Jan 2020

Preached January 19, 2020; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Last Sunday we celebrated the Baptism of the Lord and this Sunday, the 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, the Gospel continues on the same theme. Jesus, upon whom the Holy Spirit descended in his baptism, is proclaimed by St. John the Baptist as the one who baptizes with the Holy Spirit. In this way St. John the Baptist makes clear for us the connection between Jesus’ baptism and ours. Before I enter further into today’s Gospel, I would like to review......

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January 21, 2019

2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

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...


January 15, 2018

2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Preached January 14, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon Speak, Lord, for you servant is listening.  Today’s 1st reading with the account of the young Samuel, sleeping in the Temple, hearing the voice...