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Feb 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. In the 1st reading we hear God call prophet and tell him: It is I this day who have made you a fortified city, a pillar of iron, a wall of brass, against the whole land; against Judah’s kings and princes, against its priests and people. They will fight against you but not prevail over you, for......

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January 30, 2018

4th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Preached January 28, 2018; St. Peter Catholic Church, The Dalles, Oregon St. John, in his Gospel, tells us that when the Jewish officials came from Jerusalem to question St. John the Baptist about his identity...