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Angels: Good and Bad

By Fr. Jeff | 02/28/2023

Angels are a common part of our faith but how much do we really know about them? Our belief in angels is rooted in the Bible. According to a search on, the word “angel” appears in the New American…

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The Cunning Serpent

By Fr. Jeff | 02/26/2023

“The LORD God formed man out of the clay of the ground and blew into his nostrils the breath of life.“ These are the words that begin our first reading today. God created humanity. The first part of this verse…

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Ash Wednesday – Homily

By Fr. Jeff | 02/22/2023

Ash WednesdayJoel 2:12-18Psalm 51:304, 5-6ab, 12-13,14 and 172 Corinthians 5:20-6:2Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18February 22, 2023 What are we doing here today?  It’s the middle of the week.  We go to church on Sunday.  Why are we here in the middle of…

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New Age and Mindfulness

By Fr. Jeff | 02/21/2023

I recently wrote “More on Fortune Telling and Reiki in the Bible”, followed by an article on “Crystals, Exorcisms, and New Age.” Today, I would like to complete what I began to say about New Age spirituality and conclude with…

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7th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A – Homily

By Fr. Jeff | 02/19/2023

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year ALeviticus 19:1-2, 17-18Psalm 103:1-2, 3-4, 8, 10, 12-13 (8a)1 Corinthians 3:16-23February 19, 2023 Today is our last Sunday before we begin Lent.  The readings are picked for Ordinary Time but they give us some…

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Crystals, Exorcisms, and New Age

By Fr. Jeff | 02/14/2023

Last week I wrote an article, “More on Fortune Telling and Reiki in the Bible”, as a direct follow-up to comments I made about fortune telling and Reiki in my homily on the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. Today I…

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Living What Jesus Teaches

By Fr. Jeff | 02/12/2023

Our first reading from Sirach speaks of the choice we have. It is our choice whether to follow God’s commandments or not. God gives us free will to make our choice. However, we must realize our choices have consequences. If…

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Video of Part II in Series “The Greatest Gift: The Eucharist”

By Fr. Jeff | 02/10/2023

Last night, I continued my series, The Greatest Gift: The Eucharist“, with Part II. I just uploaded the video recording of the webinar and the slides to my website at . If you view the video in the next few days, you…

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More on Fortune Telling and Reiki in the Bible

By Fr. Jeff | 02/07/2023

Two weeks ago, in my homily for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, I spoke about the relevancy of the Bible today. It was the Sunday of the Word of God and I used Deuteronomy 18:10-12a as an…

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5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A – Homily

By Fr. Jeff | 02/05/2023

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year AIsaiah 58:7-10Psalm 112:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 (4a)1 Corinthians 2:1-5February 5, 2023 Last week we heard the beginning of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount from Matthew’s gospel.  We will continue to hear from Jesus’ Sermon each…

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