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My Latest Presentation – “The Journey to Jesus”

By Fr. Jeff | 02/27/2018

I just did another presentation last night.  This one is called “The Journey to Jesus.”  I begin with talking about what “journey” means along with “desert” and “Lent” before discussing the necessity of silence.  You can view the video at—the-journey-to-jesus.html…

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2nd Sunday of Lent, Year B – Homily

By Fr. Jeff | 02/25/2018

2nd Sunday of Lent, Year B Genesis 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18 Psalm 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19 (9) Romans 8:31b-34 Mark 9:2-10 February 25, 2018 I remember back almost twenty years ago before I started seminary.  I was preparing to do…

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Holy Hour Homily – “Jesus Suffered & Died for Us”

By Fr. Jeff | 02/21/2018

Homily for February 2018 Holy Hour Isaiah 52:13-53:12 Psalm 22:8-9, 17-18, 19-20, 23-24 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Luke 23:18-25 “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?” Have you ever felt so abandoned that you cried out, “My God, my…

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The Parkland Shooting and the 1st Sunday of Lent, Year B – Homily

By Fr. Jeff | 02/18/2018

1st Sunday of Lent, Year B Genesis 9:8-15 Psalm 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 (10) 1 Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:12-15 February 18, 2018 Our readings today begin by taking us back to the time of Noah.  The world had given into sin. …

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Another School Shooting

By Fr. Jeff | 02/15/2018

Today’s first reading begins “Moses said to the people: “Today I have set before you life and prosperity, death and doom.”  We each have a choice.  We can choose “life and prosperity” or “death and gloom“.  We would think everyone would want…

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6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

By Fr. Jeff | 02/11/2018

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46 Psalm 32:1-2, 5, 11 (7) 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1 Mark 1:40-45 February 11, 2018 This leper came to Jesus in need of healing.  He knelt before Jesus and begged for help. …

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New Presentation on Video – What It Means to be a Church

By Fr. Jeff | 02/10/2018

Almost two weeks ago I did a presentation here at St. Michael’s.  I had planned my calendar around being able to edit and caption the video the day after the presentation so I could get it online as soon as…

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5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

By Fr. Jeff | 02/04/2018

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Job 7:1-4, 6-7 Psalm 147:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 (3a) 1 Corinthians 9:16-19, 22-23 Mark 1:29-39 February 4, 2018 Jesus helped many people.  He healed Simon’s mother-in-law of her fever.  “He cured many who were…

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