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


Saturday, Feb 26 - 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.8 KB; 2 min 23 sec) Matthew 6: 24-34
Listen - Homily (3.8 KB; 10 min 50 sec) "It kind of struck me that the teachings of Jesus in the Gospels for the month of February have been almost as harsh and as challenging as our weather has been this month. If you recall the last few ..."

Saturday, Feb 19 - 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.6 KB; 2 min 9 sec) Matthew 5: 38-48
Listen - Homily (4.9 KB; 13 min 51 sec) "When I kind of prepare my reflections for the Sunday liturgies, it's my habit of kind of writing things down. I know some priests are very good at being able to get up there without any notes and just sort of do an extemporaneous thing. I guess I only do that when I do..."

Sunday, Feb 13 - 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.8 KB; 2 min 9 sec) Matthew 5: 17-37
Listen - Homily (3.1 KB; 8 min 44 sec) "I think it was the comedian George Carlin who once quipped 'When I was born, I was so stunned, I couldn't talk for two years.' I think I'm still working on that myself. You can imagine how stunned the ..."

Sunday, Feb 6 - 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.4 KB; 1 min 5 sec) Matthew 5: 13-16
Listen - Homily (3.1 KB; 8 min 41 sec) "Recently, I caught a brief part of a conversation that a radio host was having with her guest. And this man was an avid outdoorsman, a trekker and ..."

Sunday, Jan 30 - 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.6 KB; 1 min 38 sec) Matthew 5: 1-12
Listen - Homily (3.2 KB; 9 min 34 sec) "The teachings of Jesus that have been summarized in today's Gospel reading, taken from Matthew don't seem to resonate very well with ..."

Sunday, Jan 23 - 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Eugene Schaffer
Matthew 4: 12-23

Sunday, Jan 16 - 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Eugene Schaffer
John 1: 29-34

Sunday, Jan 9 - Baptism of the Lord
Fr. Eugene Schaffer
Matthew 3: 13-17

Sunday, Jan 2 - Epiphany
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.9 KB; 2 min 27 sec) Matthew 2: 1-12
Listen - Homily (3.3 KB; 9 min 16 sec) "Probably the most common picture that we have of the feast of Ephiphany appears on many of the Christmas cards we receive or have received ..."

Saturday, Jan 1 - Mary, Mother of God
Fr. John Weckend
Luke 2: 16-21


Fr. Weckend Homily Archives
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