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Homily

Oct 29 – Homily – Fr Benedict: “Will Many Be Saved?” Give the Rosary!

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Homily #141029 ( 06min) Play – Today there is a widespread error among Catholics that the mere possibility of  being saved, for those who are in invincible ignorance of the Gospel of Christ, is, in fact, a probability that all will be saved.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday in the 30th Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: eph 6:1-9
Resp: psa 145:10-11, 12-13, 13-14
Gsp: luk 13:22-30

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Oct 29 – Homily – Fr Alan: Possibility not Probability

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Homily #141029b ( 10min) Play – Fr. Alan on the Gospel message that only a few will be saved and that we must strive to enter the narrow gate. He says we must not focus so much on probability, as if it is a blind  lottery with a slim chance of winning, but rather on the need to strive to enter, knowing that is is difficult and thus needs effort, but is nevertheless possible. This effort should be focused on becoming humble and childlike in the eyes of God, asking for His grace which was won on the Cross, and this requires the greatest effort all.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday in the 30th Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: eph 6:1-9
Resp: psa 145:10-11, 12-13, 13-14
Gsp: luk 13:22-30

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Oct 28 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Apostolos

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Homily #141028n ( 04min) Play – Father comments on the Gospel of today, telling us that the word “Apostle” comes from the greek “apostolos” meaning “sent.” At Our Lord’s Ascension, He sent out the apostles to the world, and made them the 12 pillars on which the Church was founded. Although we know little of today’s apostles, we do know they preached the Gospel to the pagans, and testified to it with their lives. Like them, we must first come to know the Lord intimately, and then spread what we encounter there out to the rest of the world by our voices and our lives.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sts Simon and Jude – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: eph 2:19-22
Resp: psa 19:2-3, 4-5
Gsp: luk 6:12-16

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Oct 28 – Homily – Fr Joachim: Apostles of Christ

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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Homily #141028b ( 07min) Play – Fr. Joachim preaches on the life of the apostles Simon and Jude and the role of Apostles in proclaiming the Gospel of Christ, giving witness to Truth.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sts Simon and Jude – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: eph 2:19-22
Resp: psa 19:2-3, 4-5
Gsp: luk 6:12-16

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Oct 27 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Is Swearing a Sin?

Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Homily #141027 ( 04min) Play –  In today’s first reading, St. Paul exhorts us to avoid filthy speech and obscenities, which are out of place.  See also Sir. 23:13; Col. 3:8.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday in the 30th Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: eph 4:32-5:8
Resp: psa 1:1-2, 3, 4, 6
Gsp: luk 13:10-17

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Oct 26 – Homily – Fr Alan: The Old and the New

Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Homily #141026b ( 17min) Play – New remains hidden in the old. And the old is revealed in the new. Fr. Alan explains this in the context of today readings where Jesus responds to the Pharisees with, You shall love your God as … and your neighbor as yourself. These are all related by the analogy of faith where the Old Testament is related to the New and the justice of God is related to the love and mercy of God and the Love we should have for God is related to what we should have for our neighbor.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: exo 22:20-26
Resp: psa 18:2-3, 3-4, 47, 51
2nd: 1th 1:5-10
Gsp: mat 22:34-40

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Oct 26 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Love God First, Then Neighbor

Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Homily #141026 ( 09min) Play – Strive to love God first with all your heart and with all your life, then you can properly love your neighbor in a total self-giving and sacrificial love.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: exo 22:20-26
Resp: psa 18:2-3, 3-4, 47, 51
2nd: 1th 1:5-10
Gsp: mat 22:34-40

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Oct 26 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Love Grows From Prayer

Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Homily #141026n ( 10min) Play – In today’s Gospel, our Lord summarizes the 10 Commandments, which make more explicit how we live out the call to love God and our Neighbor. Father emphasizes that love of neighbor flows out of love of God, and this love grows through prayer. Therefore, to fulfill “all the Law and Prophets,” we need to pray and live that prayer out in love for God and for our neighbor.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: exo 22:20-26
Resp: psa 18:2-3, 3-4, 47, 51
2nd: 1th 1:5-10
Gsp: mat 22:34-40

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Oct 19 – Homily – Fr Mahan: Count Your Blessings

Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Homily #141019j ( 12min) Play – It is right and just to give thanks to God for everything.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 45:1, 4-6
Resp: psa 96:1, 3, 4-5, 7-8, 9-10
2nd: 1th 1:1-5
Gsp: mat 22:15-21

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Oct 05 – Homily – Fr Mahan: They Thought They Could Get Away

Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Homily #141005j ( 09min) Play – Watch your thoughts because they become words, watch your words because they become actions, watch your actions because they become habits, watch your habits for they become your character, watch your character for it becomes your destiny, in this world and in the next.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 5:1-7
Resp: psa 80:9, 12, 13-14, 15-16, 19-20
2nd: phi 4:6-9
Gsp: mat 21:33-43

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Sep 21 – Homily – Fr Mahan: There Is An Urgency to Be Ardent

Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Homily #140921j ( 10min) Play – Each of us has a capacity for a deep relationship with God, in our prayer, in the use of the sacrament.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 55:6-9
Resp: psa 145:2-3, 8-9, 17-18
2nd: phi 1:20-24, 27
Gsp: mat 20:1-16

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Aug 17 – Homily – Fr Mahan: Called By Name

Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Homily #140817j ( 13min) Play – There are many young people open to religious life. God doesn’t speak in a big booming voice, but in a whisper. Vocation shortage? Ave Maria! Mass: 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF Readings:  1st: isa 56:1, 6-7 Resp: psa 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8 2nd: rom 11:13-15, 29-32 Gsp: mat 15:21-28 Audio (MP3) +++

Oct 25 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Penance or Perish, Turn To Mary

Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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Homily #141025n ( 05min) Play – Father emphasizes Our Lord’s words: we all must recognize our sins, repent of them, and do penance or we will perish. Father also relates the story of Father Steven Scheier who had accident, died, and underwent his judgement and condemnation to hell, but then our Lady intervened and acquired for him time to return, promising that, like the gardener in today’s gospel, to give him special graces to see if then he would bear fruit. Let us turn to the Virgin Mary, and she will cultivate our deeds and sacrifices to bear fruit for eternal life.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Saturday in the 29th Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: eph 4:7-16
Resp: psa 122:1-2, 3-4, 4-5
Gsp: luk 13:1-9

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Oct 25 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Not All Have Faith

Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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Homily #141025 ( 05min) Play – Without Faith we cannot please God.  And so we turn to Our Lady, Queen and Mother of Mercy, to intercede for those with no Faith, that they might obtain it, be pleasing to God, and be saved.
Ave Maria!
Mass: The BVM, Queen and Mother of Mercy, I – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: est 0:0C:12, 14-15, 25, 30
Resp: luk 1:46-55
Gsp: joh 2:1-11

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Oct 25 – Homily – Fr Elias: Saturday Devotion to Mary

Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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Homily #141025b ( 17min) Play – Fr. Elias explains why we have special devotion to Mary on Saturdays. Mary waited with faith on the Saturday between Her Son’s death on Good Friday and His rising on Easter Sunday even when the apostles had lost faith.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Saturday in the 29th Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: eph 4:7-16
Resp: psa 122:1-2, 3-4, 4-5
Gsp: luk 13:1-9

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