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Jan 2020

Preached January 26, 2020 The past two Sundays we have focused on the theme of baptism and the supernatural life of grace that God gives us through baptism. Today, we have heard Jesus call Peter, James, John, and Andrew away from their nets to become fishers of men. The role of fishers of men is to lift human beings up in Christ from the natural life of this sinful world to the supernatural life of God. Today, we also heard the beginning of Jesus preaching: Repent, for the Kingdom of heaven is......

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January 28, 2019

3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

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...


January 22, 2018

3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Preached January 21, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon  Repent and believe the Gospel.  The Greek word that we translate as ‘Repent’ is ‘metanoeĩte’; the noun form of which is ‘metanoía’.  Literally the...