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Bloomington, INFr. Matthias SaskoHomily
March 24, 2017

Mar 24 – Homily – Fr Matthias: A Command to Love

Fr. Matthias on why God gives us the rather strange command that we love him and explains this seeming contradiction between a command and love is resolved by the fact that God has first…
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Bloomington, INFr. Matthias SaskoHomily
March 23, 2017

Mar 23 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Christ’s Authority over Devils

Fr. Matthias describes how Jesus has authority over demons and gives this authority to the Church via the sacraments and sacramentals, including exorcism but also devotion and consecration to Our Lady. Ave Maria! Mass:…
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Bloomington, INFr. Matthias SaskoHomily
March 22, 2017

Mar 22 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Intelligence of Following God’s Law

Fr. Matthias on how following God's law is not old fashioned legalism, but the smartest thing we can do, especially in our modern day when we value freedom so highly. Ave Maria! Mass:…
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Bloomington, INFr. Matthias SaskoHomily
March 17, 2017

Mar 17 – Homily – Fr Matthias: St. Patrick and the New Evangelization

Fr. Matthias on the life of St Patrick and how he converted Ireland in thirty years and how this relates to our times and the New Evangelization. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Patrick - Opt…
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Bloomington, INFr. Matthias SaskoHomily
March 16, 2017

Mar 16 – Homily – Fr Matthias: If they will not Listen to Moses

Fr. Matthias on the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus and how there is a number of deliberate sins beyond which one kills his own conscience where even a major miracle will…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
March 15, 2017

Mar 15 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Resolve to Persevere

Fr. Matthias on the need to persevere regardless of the number of times we fall. This must be our resolution. Ave Maria! Mass: Wednesday 2nd Week of Lent - Wkdy Readings:  1st: jer…
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Bloomington, INFr. Matthias SaskoHomily
March 10, 2017

Mar 10 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Love God at the Present Moment

Fr. Matthias on the importance of loving God in the present moment because this is the time to make up for past sins and to offer loving prayer to ask for final perseverance.…
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Bloomington, INFr. Matthias SaskoHomily
March 8, 2017

Mar 08 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Responsibility and Vocation

Fr. Matthias on the variety of responsibilities we have before God associated with our vocation in life and how Our Lady helps us to fulfill them. Ave Maria! Mass: Wednesday 1st Week of…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
February 27, 2017

Feb 27 – Homily – Fr Matthias: God Wants Our Love, Without Measure

  The loving gaze of Jesus filled the rich young man with sadness, because he was not willing to love back and give everything. May the loving gaze of Jesus free us from…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
February 20, 2017

Feb 20 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Casting Out Modern-Day Devils with Bls. Jacinta & Francisco

  Our Lady's repeated call to penance and prayer makes us think that today's devils cannot be cast out in any other way. Blesseds Francisco and Jacinta, child seers of Fatima, are examples…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
February 13, 2017

Feb 13 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Generosity Makes the Sacrifice Acceptable

  What made Abel's sacrifice preferable in the eyes of God was most of all the spirit of generosity with which it was offered. The lack of this spirit was what made the…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 30, 2017

Jan 30 – Homily – Fr Matthias: Fraternal Correction

  St. Hyacinth's conversion was owed to her courageous confessor who was able to reproach her for her unedifying way of living her Franciscan vocation. Had this saintly priest hesitated in his duty…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 23, 2017

Jan 23 – Homily – Fr Matthias: The Family Formed By God Himself

  Mary and Joseph were united together by true, though virginal, marriage. God Himself wanted it that way, to be born in a family based on holy matrimony.  Ave Maria! Mass: Espousal of…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
January 16, 2017

Jan 16 – Homily – Fr Matthias: True Friars Minor – St. Berard & Companion Protomartyrs

  St. Francis called St. Berard and his fellow martyrs true Friars Minor - they humbled themselves to the point of imitating Christ's ultimate sacrifice on the Cross, and thus perfectly fulfilled their…
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