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Fr. Elias Mills

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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
September 23, 2016

Sep 23 – Homily – Fr Elias: Padre Pio and the Mercy of Confession

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, a great miracle worker on par with anyone in centuries past, but who died at the height of the space race in 1968,…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
September 21, 2016

Sep 21 – Homily – Fr Elias: Mercy and Mission for St. Matthew

Fr. Elias on how Our Lord extended so much mercy to Matthew the tax collector who was considered a sinner. This gives us much hope that we can all repent and turn to…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
September 9, 2016

Sep 09 – Homily – Fr Elias: St. Peter Claver Slave of Slaves

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Peter Claver who was known as the slave of slaves for his untiring efforts to help the unfortunate slaves coming to Columbia from Africa. Father relates this…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
September 7, 2016

Sep 07 – Homily – Fr Elias: Detachment from this World

Fr. Elias reflects on the readings which today focus on the need for detachment from things of this world in order to focus on supernatural things. In this way we will find peace…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
September 6, 2016

Sep 06 – Homily – Fr Elias: Christians, Light to the Nations

Fr. Elias on the need for Christians to be a light to the nations. This involves being able to settle their own disputes as a witness to the ability of the Gospel to…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
August 30, 2016

Aug 30 – Homily – Fr Elias: Discerning the Divinity of Christ

Fr. Elias on the different reactions to Christ by the people He met in the Bible as they encounter His divine power. Father relates this to our current encounters with Christ, usually as…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
August 24, 2016

Aug 24 – Homily – Fr Elias: St. Bartholomew and the Word of God

Fr. Elias on how Jesus the Word of God called his apostle St. Bartholomew using many word plays that sheds so much light on the supernatural knowledge of Christ and the limited knowledge…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
July 21, 2016

Jul 21 – Homily – Fr Elias: St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Sower of the Faith

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Lawrence of Brindisi a Franciscan who is a Doctor of the Church and promoted the doctrine of the Immaculate Conception of Mary. He was known for his…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
July 20, 2016

Jul 20 – Homily – Fr Elias: St. Elias Prophet and Man of Action

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Elias the Old Testament prophet whose feast is celebrated today by the Maronite rite in the East and the Carmelite Order in the West who claim him…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
July 14, 2016

Jul 14 – Homily – Fr Elias: Two Yokes, Slavery or Discipleship

Fr. Elias on how the Gospel refers to two yokes from which we must chose. one of slavery to sin or one of freedom of virtue that counter-intuitively comes by carrying our cross and following…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
July 6, 2016

Jul 06 – Homily – Fr Elias: St. Maria Goretti and Perseverance

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Maria Goretti and how we should imitate her in holding fast to purity and how we should ask her intersession for our impure times, for a renewal of…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
June 30, 2016

Jun 30 – Homily – Fr Elias: Perseverance and Martyrdom

Fr. Elias on the first Martyrs of Rome and how their testimony in their own blood is the seed of the Church. He exhorts us to be witnesses by persevering in the little things,…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
June 1, 2016

Jun 01 – Homily – Fr Elias: St. Justin Martyr, Reason and Faith

Fr. Elias on the life of St. Justin Martyr and how he combined natural wisdom with the supernatural wisdom of the faith. This was both during his life through his writings which gave some…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
May 26, 2016

May 26 – Homily – Fr Elias: Joyful St. Philip Neri

Fr. Elias on the joy of St. Philip Neri and how important joy is to becoming a saint, this should be easy when we reflect that we possess eternal life where we will be…
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Bloomington, INFr. Elias MillsHomily
May 24, 2016

May 24 – Homily – Fr Elias: Our Lady and the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

Fr. Elias on the feast of the Dedication of the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and how this church was a monument to God's ability to raise up great saints. Saint's who…
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