Fr. John Weckend's homilies for St. Cecilia parish.
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Nov. 1, 2009.


2010 Archives - March & April
Sunday, April 25 - 4th Sunday of Easter
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.4 KB) John 10: 27-30
Listen - Homily (4.2 KB) "'My sheep hear my voice. I know them and they follow me.' A couple of years ago, I was going through a box of old reel-to-reel audio tapes. Remember ..."

Thursday, April 22 - Confirmation
Archbishop Daniel Bohan, Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.7 KB) John
Listen - Homily (8.6 KB) "My dear friends, this celebration of confirmation for these young people is of special importance because it fully initiates them into membership in the church..."

Sunday, April 18 - 3rd Sunday of Easter
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1.9 KB) John 21: 1-19
Listen - Homily (3.3 KB) "As one commentator has written, he said that the most difficult part of Jesus' resurrection is not explaining what happened, but rather deciding what we should do about it. In today's gospel, the disciples seem to be ..."

Sunday, April 11 - 2nd Sunday of Easter
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1.3 KB) John 20: 19-31
Listen - Homily (4.2 KB) "'This second Sunday of the Easter season in more recent years has come to be given the name Divine Mercy Sunday. And I think this title no doubt underlines...."

Sunday, April 4 - Easter Sunday
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1.6 KB) John 20: 1-18
Listen - Homily (5.6 KB) "'I'd like to prefix my homily remarks this morning by saying that it was not quite the homily I had in mind a few days earlier. But I've had to do some revising ..."

Sunday, March 28 - Passion Sunday
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Homily (2.9 KB) "At the beginning of the Lenten season, we embarked on something called the 12 Step Lent, following the well-known program used by many recovering..."

Sunday, March 21 - 5th Sunday of Lent
Fr. Joe Firkola - audio not posted

Sunday, March 14 - 4th Sunday of Lent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (3.1 KB) Matthew 17: 1-9 (Cycle A)
Listen - Homily (5.0 KB) "'Today's gospel is a rather lengthy account of a man's sight restored by Jesus. And conversely it could be stated it is also the story of a defect being removed..."

Sunday, March 7 - 3rd Sunday of Lent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (2.7 KB) John 4: 5-42 (Cycle A)
Listen - Homily (5.9 KB) "'He has told me everything I have ever done'. These words comprise a summary of the testimony given by the woman in today's gospel to her fellow villagers..."

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