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On The Supreme Court Ruling and Bishop-elect Cahill

Given Sunday, June 28, 2015

I had prepared a homily earlier in the week for this Sunday. It was about death.… I scrapped it when the Supreme Court ruling came out on Friday. 1,438 more words


Homily - 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Someone once said, “The greatest cry of anguish the world ever heard, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” was answered by the greatest act of love the world will ever know—the resounding silence of God.  1,835 more words


Homily - 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

This Sunday’s readings deal with death—and there is no getting around it—people have struggled with this question and the inevitability of our finiteness since the Garden of Eden—so we can hardly think we will be exempt from the struggle—the pain of death in our lives.  2,086 more words


♥'ing the Saint of the California Bays

Two hundred forty-six years ago tomorrow, Junipero Serra, aged 55, landed in San Diego bay. The building of the California Missions began. Fr. Serra presided over the construction of beautiful open monasteries all along the coast. 699 more words


"Who touched me?"

This past Saturday, my good friend, Fr. Aaron Foshee, was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City. Below is the homily preached by Fr. 1,073 more words


Matthew 8:15-13

Homily by Fr. Gregory Owen

I think all of us know what a Centurion soldier is. He is a commander of 100 men who are all part of a much bigger army. 883 more words


How My Brown Scapular Helps Me Face Death With Trust

13th Sunday of Ordinary Time (June 28, 2015)

Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24

Psalm 30:2,4,5-6,11,12,13

Corinthians 8:7,9,13-15

Mark 5:21-43

One thing that has always impressed me about the Catholic faith is that, no matter how long you live on this earth, you will never know everything there is to know about the faith. 1,264 more words