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Shrine, La Crosse, WI

Sep 02 – Homily – Fr Peter: Where is Christ?

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
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Homily #150902l ( 09min) Play – Fr. Peter explores the question, where is Jesus when we pray and why does He not seem to answer us?
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday 22nd Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: col 1:1-8
Resp: psa 52:10, 11
Gsp: luk 4:38-44

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Sep 01 – Homily – Fr Peter: Protection from Devils

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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Homily #150901l ( 05min) Play – Fr. Peter on how Our Lord cast out so many devils from possessed people and how this indicates that we are sure of being protected from evil spirits by remaining in a state of grace and so remaining close to Jesus and Mary.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Tuesday 22nd Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1th 5:1-6, 9-11
Resp: psa 27:1, 4, 13-14
Gsp: luk 4:31-37

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Aug 31 – Homily – Fr Peter: Prophet in His Hometown

Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Homily #150831l ( 11min) Play – Fr. Peter on Our Lord’s visit to His hometown where He was not received as He should have been because people where not willing to be humble in the presence of the Messiah even though they recognized Him. Father exhorts us to be humble and welcome Him in our hearts, especially in receiving Holy Communion.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday 22nd Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1th 4:13-18
Resp: psa 96:1, 3, 4-5, 11-12, 13
Gsp: luk 4:16-30

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Aug 30 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Purity Starts Inside

Sunday, August 30th, 2015
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Homily #150830l ( 08min) Play – Fr. Jacinto on how Our Lord tells us that we need to be pure from the inside, in the heart and soul, and then we can be clean on the outside. This is in counter-distinction to the Pharisees who placed so much attention on the external while neglecting the interior.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: deu 4:1-2, 6-8
Resp: psa 15:2-3, 3-4, 4-5
2nd: jam 1:17-18, 21-22, 27
Gsp: mar 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23

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Aug 28 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: St. Augustine, Late have I Loved You

Friday, August 28th, 2015
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Homily #150828l ( 10min) Play – Listen to Fr. Jacinto on the conversion story of St Augustine who found God after a long journey of searching for his heart’s fulfillment in all the wrong places.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Augustine of Hippo – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Friday 21st Week of Ordinary Time
1st: 1th 4:1-8
Resp: psa 97:1, 2, 5-6, 10, 11-12
Gsp: mat 25:1-13

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Aug 27 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Monica and Prayers for Conversion

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Homily #150827l ( 08min) Play – Fr. Jacinto reflects on the prayers of St. Monica for the conversion of her son who became one of the greatest Doctors of the Church, St. Augustine. This fact emphasizes the need for prayer in order to convert souls who are in peril of going to hell and who may have great callings in the Church.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Monica – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Thursday 21st Week of Ordinary Time
1st: 1th 3:7-13
Resp: psa 90:3-4, 12-13, 14, 17
Gsp: mat 24:42-51

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Aug 26 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Diligence in Work

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Homily #150826l ( 06min) Play – Fr. Jacinto on the first reading where St. Paul exhorts the Thessalonians to not neglect work. Father connects this to the writings of Pope St.John Paul II and St Jose Maria Escriva that we can become holy through work and set a good example to non-Christians.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday 21st Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1th 2:9-13
Resp: psa 139:7-8, 9-10, 11-12
Gsp: mat 23:27-32

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Aug 25 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: On Mint, Dill and Cummin

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
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Homily #150825l ( 04min) Play – Fr. Jacinto expounds on the need to fulfill the importance things in our relationship with the Lord, loving Him and loving our neighbor, and that this is consistent with the obeying the Ten Commandments and other smaller requirements of religion.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Louis – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Tuesday 21st Week of Ordinary Time
1st: 1th 2:1-8
Resp: psa 139:1-3, 4-5
Gsp: mat 23:23-26

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Aug 23 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Eucharist, Faith and Family

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
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Homily #150823l ( 20min) Play – Listen to Fr. Jacinto’s homily as he relates the Eucharist, the real presence of Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, to faith, marriage and the pro-life movement.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jos 24:1-2, 15-17, 18
Resp: psa 34:2-3, 16-17, 18-19, 20-21, 22-23
2nd: eph 5:21-32
Gsp: joh 6:60-69

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Aug 22 – Homily – Fr Peter: Queen-Mother of God

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
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Homily #150822l ( 08min) Play – Fr. Peter on the Assumption and Crowning of Our Lady and how this means that God wants the participation of us, His creation, in the work of salvation. This is epitomized by Mary’s role as Mother of God and now she is our Queen and Mother who helps us fulfill our roles and so participate in the joys of heaven.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Queenship of Blessed Virgin Mary – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 9:1-6
Resp: psa 112:1-8
Gsp: luk 1:26-38

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Aug 21 – Homily – Fr Peter: Love of God

Friday, August 21st, 2015
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Homily #150821l ( 09min) Play – Fr. Peter Fehlner reflects on the many ways that Jesus questions and challenges the Jewish leaders and how they were unable to answer him. The key to understand Jesus is love, that we must learn to truly love God and our neighbor and even ourselves. Love is the only way can in any way respond to God’s love for us.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Pius X – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Friday 20th Week of Ordinary Time
1st: rut 1:1, 3-6, 14-16, 22
Resp: psa 146:5-6, 7, 8-9, 9-10
Gsp: mat 22:34-40

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Aug 20 – Homily – Fr Peter: Preparing for the Wedding Feast

Thursday, August 20th, 2015
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Homily #150820l ( 10min) Play – Fr. Peter reflects on the parable of the wedding feast that we should prepare for eternal life. This means avoiding falling into indifference to Our Lord and grace and the Sacraments, symbolized by those who did not come when invited. It also means that if we do go to the sacraments we should do so worthily not like the one who did come, but without proper attire.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Bernard of Clairvaux – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Thursday 20th Week of Ordinary Time
1st: jdg 11:29-39
Resp: psa 40:5, 7-8, 8-9, 10
Gsp: mat 22:1-14

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Aug 19 – Homily – Fr Peter: Happiness is From God not Money

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
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Homily #150819l ( 12min) Play – Fr. Peter gives the homily on today’s readings that money is not important whereas being close to God will bring true happiness in the life and enable us to enter heaven.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. John Eudes – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Wednesday 20th Week of Ordinary Time
1st: jdg 9:6-15
Resp: psa 21:2-3, 4-5, 6-7
Gsp: mat 20:1-16

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Aug 18 – Homily – Fr Peter: Camels and Needles

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
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Homily #150818l ( 08min) Play – Fr. Peter reflects on the Gospel where Jesus says it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter heaven.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Tuesday 20th Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jdg 6:11-24
Resp: psa 85:9, 11-12, 13-14
Gsp: mat 19:23-30

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Aug 17 – Homily – Fr Peter: Blessed are the Poor

Monday, August 17th, 2015
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Homily #150817l ( 06min) Play – Fr. Peter Fehlner on the gospel account of the rich young man. He stresses the importance of poverty, which consists in a spirit of detachment from things, and how this fits in with the need to provide for a family.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday 20th Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jdg 2:11-19
Resp: psa 106:34-35, 36-37, 39-40, 43, 44
Gsp: mat 19:16-22

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