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Fr. Elias Mills

Apr 24 – Homily – Fr Elias: Faithful Priest and Martyr

Friday, April 24th, 2015
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Homily #150424b ( 11min) Play – Fr Elias on life of St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen, a Franciscan priest and Martyr who evangelized the Calvinists in Switzerland. Fidelis means faithful and Father emphasizes this aspect of this priest’s holiness and exhorts all Catholics to follow his examples and spread the faith even in difficult times.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Fidelis of Sigmaringen – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: rev 3:7-8, 10-12
Resp: psa 119:137-144
2nd: 2ti 2:8-13, 3:10-12
Gsp: joh 10:11-16

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Apr 20 – Homily – Fr Elias: Worship God First

Monday, April 20th, 2015
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Homily #150420b ( 09min) Play – Fr. Elias explains the meaning of today’s readings on St. Steven, that our first duty is to serve and worship God and then all else in our lives will be placed in the proper order.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday 3rd Week of Easter – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: act 6:8-15
Resp: psa 119:23-24, 26-27, 29-30
Gsp: joh 6:22-29

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Apr 19 – Homily – Fr Elias: Expiation, Atonement and Reparation

Sunday, April 19th, 2015
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Homily #150419b ( 16min) Play – Fr. Elias outlines the meaning of the words expiation, atonement and reparation that Our Lord accomplishes regarding our sins. Only Jesus can repair the breach between God and man caused by sin because only a divine person can repair the infinite offense to an infinite God. The victory is made clear to the apostles and to us by the bodily resurrection of Jesus where He conquers death, the penalty of sin.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sunday 3rd Week of Easter – Solemnity – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: act 3:13-15, 17-19
Resp: psa 4:2, 4, 7-8, 9
2nd: 1jo 2:1-5
Gsp: luk 24:35-48

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Apr 15 – Homily – Fr Elias: God’s Help for His Workers

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Homily #150415b ( 07min) Play – Fr. Elias on how God will help us in the difficult task of preaching His Kingdom, even by working miracles.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday 2nd Week of Easter – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: act 5:17-26
Resp: psa 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9
Gsp: joh 3:16-21

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Apr 10 – Homily – Fr Elias: Imitating Christ

Friday, April 10th, 2015
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Homily #150410b ( 10min) Play – Fr. Elias and how the apostles walked in the footsteps of Jesus, doing what he did, preaching and doing miracles.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Friday of Easter Week – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: act 4:1-12
Resp: psa 118:1-2, 4, 22-24, 25-27
Gsp: joh 21:1-14

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Apr 06 – Homily – Fr Elias: Faith in the Resurection

Monday, April 6th, 2015
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Homily #150406b ( 09min) Play – Fr. Elias on the historical, physical Resurrection of Our Lord and how it is worthy of our assent in faith and how much our faith is not opposed to reason but even helps us to think clearly.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday of Easter Week – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: act 2:14, 22-32
Resp: psa 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11
Gsp: mat 28:8-15

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Apr 05 – Homily – Fr Elias: Loyalty to the Resurrected Lord

Sunday, April 5th, 2015
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Homily #150405b ( 17min) Play – Fr. Elias preaches on Easter morning on how the resurrection of Christ proves that he is worthy of our trust and loyalty, that if He can make good on his promise to rise from the dead he can do the rest.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Easter Sunday (Opt 1) – Solemnity – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: act 10:34, 37-43
Resp: psa 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23
2nd: col 3:1-4
Gsp: joh 20:1-9

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Apr 02 – Homily – Fr Elias: Value of the Mass and the Eucharist

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
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Homily #150402b ( 18min) Play – On the celebration of the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, which is considered the first Mass and the institution of the Blessed Sacrament, Fr. Elias explains the nature of the holy Sacrifice in Mass, giving four reason for going to Mass:

  1. Adoration of God
  2. Thanksgiving for graces received
  3. Ask God for more graces and blessings
  4. Reparation for sins committed

He then outlines four effect of receiving communion

  1. Closer union with God
  2. Increase in sanctifying grace
  3. Preservation from mortal sin and remission of venial sins
  4. Lessening the inclination to sin and inclining us to do good works

Ave Maria!
Mass: Holy Thursday Lords Supper – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: exo 12:1-8, 11-14
Resp: psa 116:12-13, 15-16, 17-18
2nd: 1co 11:23-26
Gsp: joh 13:1-15

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Mar 27 – Homily – Fr Elias: Mary Redeeming with Our Lord

Friday, March 27th, 2015
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Homily #150327b ( 10min) Play – Fr. Elias on the feast of the Seven Sorrows of Mary Coredemptrix explains the origin of this title of Mary, that it means she works with her Son in His redemptive work and that we too must participate by taking up our cross and walking in the foot steps of Our Lord.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Seven Sorrows of Mary Coredemptrix – FI Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jth 13:22,23-25
Gsp: joh 19:25-27

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Mar 25 – Homily – Fr Elias: Annunciation as Re-creation

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Homily #150325b ( 09min) Play – Fr. Elias connects the Annunciation of the Incarnation to the Creation of the World and to the Resurrection. As such this feast day is another a New Years Day during which we can renew our resolve to follow Jesus.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Annunciation of the Lord – Solemnity – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 7:10-14
Resp: psa 40:7-8, 8-9, 10, 11
2nd: heb 10:4-10
Gsp: luk 1:26-38

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Mar 23 – Homily – Fr Elias: Mercy and Justice

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Homily #150323b ( 07min) Play – Fr. Elias on the cases of the two women who were accused, one who was innocent and one who was guilty. God shows how he can marvelously reconcile both mercy and justice.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday 5th Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: dan 13:41-62
Resp: psa 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6
Gsp: joh 8:1-11

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Mar 22 – Homily – Fr Elias: Covenant and Confirmation

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015
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Homily #150322b ( 22min) Play – Fr. Elias while preaching the homily for a confirmation retreat explains how the Sacrament of Confirmation fits in with the covenant that Jesus established with us and is covered in the readings today and how it relates to the Holy Spirit, Third Person of the Holy Trinity and also to Our Lady, according to the teaching of St. Maximilian Kolbe.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sunday 5th Week of Lent – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jer 31:31-34
Resp: psa 51:3-4, 12-13, 14-15
2nd: heb 5:7-9
Gsp: joh 12:20-33

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Mar 15 – Homily – Fr Elias: Penance Toward Joy

Sunday, March 15th, 2015
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Homily #150315b ( 14min) Play – On Laetare Sunday, the Fourth Sunday in Lent, Fr. Elias points out that the penance of Lent is always looking forward to the joy of Easter and that the sorrows of this season are born out of love of Jesus who suffered for us.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sunday 4th Week of Lent – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 2ch 36:14-17, 19-23
Resp: psa 137:1-2, 3, 4-5, 6
2nd: eph 2:4-10
Gsp: joh 3:14-21

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Mar 14 – Homily – Fr Elias: Humility and Confession

Saturday, March 14th, 2015
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Homily #150314b ( 08min) Play – Fr. Elias on the need for humility in the spiritual life based on the parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector. We must strive for humility during this Lent and sacramental confession is a great exercise in this.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Saturday 3rd Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: hos 6:1-6
Resp: psa 51:3-4, 18-19, 20-21
Gsp: luk 18:9-14

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Mar 11 – Homily – Fr Elias: Covenant of the Law

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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Homily #150311b ( 10min) Play – Fr. Elias on how God made a covenant with the Jewish people that if they would follow the laws of the covenant they would receive many blessings from God. This law was based on the Ten Commandments which in essence is based on love of God and love of man and if we all were to follow these principles we would all be blessed and would form a good basis for a Christian and humane culture.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday 3rd Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: deu 4:1, 5-9
Resp: psa 147:12-13, 15-16, 19-20
Gsp: mat 5:17-19

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