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New Bedford, MA

Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 29, 2019

Good Works Not Enough, Must Be Done Well – Jan 29 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  In the homily today (Jan 29), Fr. Matthias expands on the first reading from Hebrews, explaining that for our works to be good and perfect, they must be done for the sole…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 30, 2019

To Bear Fruit, Become Good Earth – Jan 30 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W

  In the homily for the memorial of St. Hyacinth of Mariscotti (Third Order Franciscan, Virgin and Religious - Jan 30), Fr. Maximilian illustrates the meaning of the Parable of the Sower and…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
February 4, 2019

A Herd of Swine for a Man: Bargain Unappreciated – Feb 04 – Homily – Fr Alan

  In today's homily (Feb 04, Monday of the 4th Week of Ordinary Time), Fr. Alan talks about how the Gerasenes failed to appreciate the priceless benefit of Jesus’ presence and activity among…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
February 5, 2019

Church in Crisis Needs Chastity and Fortitude – Feb 05 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  In the homily for the memorial of St. Agatha (Virgin and Martyr, Feb 05), Fr. Matthias explains how the virtue of chastity combined with the self-sacrificial love of martyrdom, as exemplified by…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
February 11, 2019

Our Lady of Lourdes: Do Whatever She Tells You – Feb 11 – Homily – Fr Alan

  In the homily on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes (Feb 11), Fr. Alan explains the meaning of Our Lady’s appearance and words at Lourdes in 1858. St. Maximilian Kolbe posited…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
February 12, 2019

“Only Love Creates”: St. Maximilian’s Insight – Feb 12 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  In the homily today (Feb 12, Tuesday 5th Week of Ordinary Time), reflecting on today's Gospel, Fr. Matthias draws out St. Maximilian's insight into God's creative love and it's reflection in human…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
February 13, 2019

On Guard against Defilement Within – Feb 13 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W

  In the homily today (Feb 13, Wednesday 5th Week of Ordinary Time), Fr. Maximilian comments on Our Lord’s teaching that sin comes from within us, from the thoughts and desires we freely…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
February 18, 2019

Cain’s Hard Heart and the Culture of Death – Feb 18 – Homily – Fr Alan

  On President's Day (Feb 18), in a Mass of Thanksgiving for the Gift of Life, Fr. Alan reflect's on how today's reading from Genesis offers an insight into the culture of death.…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
February 19, 2019

The Danger of Bad Thoughts – Feb 19 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  In the homily for the memorial of St. Conrad of Piacenza (Third Order Franciscan, hermit, Feb 19) Fr. Matthias draws out a moral lesson relating to a line from the first reading:…
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Fr. Maximilian WarnisherHomilyNew Bedford, MA
February 20, 2019

Seek Holiness in Jesus through Mary – Feb 20 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W

  In the homily on Feb 20  (Wednesday 6th Week of Ordinary Time), Fr. Maximilian relates the Gospel account of Jesus' giving sight to the blind man to Our Lord's desire to give…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
February 26, 2019

Crisis Leadership Requires Example & Action, Not Just Words – Feb 26 – Homily – Fr Matthias

In the homily for Feb 26 (Tuesday 7th Week of Ordinary Time), Fr. Matthias reflects on the words of the Holy Father at the conclusion of the recent Vatican summit addressing the abuse…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
March 4, 2019

The Rich Young Man Who Did NOT Go Away Sad – Mar 04 – Homily – Fr Alan

  Relating today's gospel episode to the life of the youthful Saint Casimir of Poland (Mar 04), Fr. Alan elaborates on the need to know oneself as a creature of God whose purpose…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
March 5, 2019

3 Convenient Categories of Lenten Resolutions – Mar 05 – Homily – Fr Matthias

  After a brief overview of the life of the penitential Franciscan Saint John Joseph of the Cross (priest of the Alcantaran reform, Mar 05), Fr. Matthias offers guidance for making an effective…
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