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Nov. 1, 2009.


Homilies Archive - December 2008, January 2009
Sunday, January 25- Feast of the Conversion of St. Paul
Fr. Art Vandendriessche
Audio not available

Sunday, January 18 - Second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Art Vandendriessche
Listen - Gospel John 1: 35-42 (0.6 MB)
Listen - Homily (4.0 MB) "Have you ever gone to visit a friend and the conversation activities that you were doing were so interesting that time slipped by..."

Sunday, January 11 - Baptism of the Lord
Fr. Art Vandendriessche
Listen - Gospel Mark 1: 7-11 (0.5 MB)
Listen - Homily (3.9 MB) "This morning in my homily, I want to talk about our own baptism. True, this is the feast of the Baptism of the Lord but I feel that on this feast,the Baptism of the Lord, it also tells us something about our own baptism..."

Sunday, January 4 - Epiphany
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel Matthew 2: 1-12 (0.9 MB)
Listen - Homily (2.5 MB) "The story of the visitation of the Magi to the newborn Christ child according to the Gospel of Matthew has a lot of puzzles, loose ends, and mysteries and assumptions..."

Thursday, January 1 - Mary, Mother of God
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel Luke 2: 16-21 (0.5 MB)
Listen - Homily (3.4 MB) "New Years Day, the Feast of Mary the Mother of God contains a number of different thoughts and themes and it's not always easy to focus in on just one..."

Thursday, December 25 - Christmas
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel John 1: 1-18 (0.7 MB)
Listen - Homily (2.6 MB) "There was a saying on a poster that I saw many years ago that went like this: 'Some people make things happen. Some people watch things happen...."

Sunday, December 21 - Fourth Sunday of Advent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel Luke 1: 26-38 (0.9 MB)
Listen - Homily (3.8 MB) "The Gospel for today, this Fourth Sunday of Advent season is a familiar one and it sets a specific scene..."

Sunday, December 14 - Third Sunday of Advent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel John 1: 6-8, 19-28 (0.7 MB)
Listen - Homily (4.2 MB) "As I was pondering the readings for this weekend, the Third Sunday of Advent, I was taken by the words of the first reading..."

Sunday, December 7 - Second Sunday of Advent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel Mark 1: 1-8 (0.6 MB)
Listen - Homily (4.4 MB) "A voice cries out in the Wildneress, 'Prepare a Way for the Lord'"...


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