01 Aug

Homily – 18th Sunday, Ordinary time Year C, 2016

Maria: ‘My husband got me to believe in religion.’ Lucy: ‘Really?’ Maria: ‘Yeah. Until I married him I didn’t believe in Hell. A preacher notices a woman in the congregation who begins to weep as soon as he begins to preach. Thinking he has made a big catch he preaches with even greater fervor.  The […]

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16 Jul

16th Sunday in Ordinary time, Year C, 2016

A story is told of a grandfather who would take a long walk with Emily his teen-age granddaughter. He took great pleasure in her company.  Suddenly she began to offer almost daily excuses as to why she could not accompany him. He was disappointed but did not express it.  Finally, his birthday arrived.  Emily presented […]

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09 Jul

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C 2016

“Dad, I want to ask you a question,” said little Josh after his first day of Sunday School. “Of course,” said his Dad. “The teacher was reading the Bible, about the Children of Israel building the Temple, the Children of Israel crossing the Red Sea, the Children of Israel making the sacrifices,” said Josh. “So […]

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02 Jul

Homily – 14th Sunday in Ordinary time, Year C 2016

“After a morning worship service, a mother with a restless seven-year-old boy told her Pastor how she finally got her son to sit still and be quiet. About halfway through the sermon, she leaned over and whispered, ‘If you don’t be quiet, the Pastor is going to lose his place and will have to start […]

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