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Final Sunday Homily at Immaculate (13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C)

By Fr. Jeff | 06/26/2016

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C 1 Kings 19:16b: 19-21 Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11 Galatians 5:1, 13-18 Luke 9:51-52 June 26, 2016 Elijah was a great prophet serving in a time when the kings and many people…

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Spanning the Diocese

By Fr. Jeff | 06/23/2016

As I prepare to move to my new assignment at St. Michael’s in Newark next week, I have thought about the various places I have served.  Next Thursday, June 30th, I will celebrate my ninth anniversary of my ordination to…

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My Final Newsletter Column at Immaculate

By Fr. Jeff | 06/17/2016

We are just about to mail our June 2016 parish newsletter.  As I prepare to leave the parish, below is the last column I wrote for the Immaculate Conception newsletter. Final Thoughts Four years ago, on June 26, 2012, I…

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11th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C – Homily

By Fr. Jeff | 06/12/2016

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C 2 Samuel 12:7-10, 13 Psalm 32:1-2, 5, 7, 11 Galatians 2:16, 19-21 Luke 7:36-8:3 June 12, 2016 This Pharisee does a good thing.  He invites Jesus to dine with him. Then comes a…

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Following God’s Will

By Fr. Jeff | 06/11/2016

If you are a regular reader of my blog, by now you know that on June 28th, I will end my assignment as pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Ithaca and move to Newark, NY where I will become the pastor…

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10th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C – Homily

By Fr. Jeff | 06/05/2016

Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C 1 Kings 17:17-24 Psalm 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11, 12, 13 Galatians 1:11-19 Luke 7:11-17 June 5, 2016 In our first reading Elijah restores the widow’s son to earthly life.  Jesus does the same…

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