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


2010 Archives - May & June
Sunday, June 27 - 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.9 KB) Luke 9: 51-62
Listen - Homily (4.6 KB) "There's an old story, and I'm sure you've probably most of you have heard it before, about a farmer who invited a chicken and a pig for breakfast..."

Saturday, June 26 - 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Homily (4.6 KB) "It seems more and more people find it very difficult to make commitments and even harder to keep them. It's hard to keep a commitment of 50 hours...."'

Sunday, June 20 - 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.8 KB) Luke 9: 18-24
Listen - Homily (5.1 KB) "'Who do you say that I am?' When Jesus quizzes his disciples about his identity, we might say that there were perhaps three levels or three possible responses to that question. On the one level, ..."

Sunday, June 13 - 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1.5 KB) Luke 7: 36 - 8:3
Listen - Homily (3.1 KB) "God seems to delight in people who do things in big and magnanamous ways. And this applies to both saints and sinners alike. People who are transparent in ..."


Sunday, June 6 - Body & Blood of Christ
Centennial Celebration at the Brandt Centre

Sunday, May 30 - Trinity Sunday
Fr. John Weckend

Sunday, May 23 - Pentecost Sunday
Fr. John Weckend

Sunday, May 16 - Ascension of the Lord (First Communion)
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.8 KB) Luke 24: 46-53
Listen - Homily (3.8 KB) "The last few years when we've had half day mini retreat with the children preparing for First Communion it's my custom to bring out some old faded black and white photos. Remember black and white?..."

Sunday, May 9 - 6th Sunday of Easter
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.8 KB) John 14: 23-29
Listen - Homily (7.3 KB) "All during the season of Easter, the first reading of the Sunday Liturgy is taken from the book of the Acts of the Apostles that chronicles the life of the early church..."

Sunday, May 2 - 5th Sunday of Easter
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.7 KB) John 13: 1, 31-33, 34, 35
Listen - Homily (3.8 KB) "So if you were to ask me 'Father, what-cha been doing all week', I would say 'funerals'. I've had four in the last seven days. But it's not the only thing ..."


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