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



Saturday, April 23 - Easter Vigil
Listen - Gospel Matthew 28: 1-10 (0.7 KB; 1 min 53 sec)
Listen - Homily (2.2 KB; 5 min 58 sec) "Tonight at this Easter Vigil, we are attempting to do something that is impossible..."

Sunday April 17 - Passion Sunday
Fr. John Weckend
Gospel Matthew 26:14 - 27:66
Listen - Homily (1.4 KB; 3 min 51 sec) "Connie Kaldor who is a Saskatchewan born musician and songwriter once composed a song a few years ago called 'Spring on the Prairie'...

Sunday April 10 - 5th Sunday of Lent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (2.2 KB; 6 min 15 sec) John 11: 1-45
Listen - Homily (2.7 KB; 7 min 39 sec) "This past week, many of us heard about the death of a young woman called Mandy Schwartz. She was a young woman who was a gifted athlete, an excellent student, a graduate of Athol Murray College at Notre Dame in Wilcox, and up until about a year and a half ago was attending Yale University on a hockey scholarship..."

Sunday April 3 - 4th Sunday of Lent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (2.1 KB; 5 min 59 sec) John 9: 1-41
Listen - Homily (2.3 KB; 6min 29 sec) "There are a number of different levels on which we can hear the story of the healing of the blind man. The most obvious is that of a physical..."

Sunday, March 27 - 3rd Sunday of Lent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (2.1 KB; 5 min 55 sec) John 4: 5-42
Listen - Homily (2.9 KB; 8 min 7 sec) "Sources of fresh water have always been a drawing card for creatures of every species ..."

Sunday, March 20 - 2nd Sunday of Lent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.7 KB; 1 min 55 sec) Matthew 17: 1-9
Listen - Homily (3.4 KB; 9 min 29 sec) "The Gospel reading for this Sunday, the second Sunday of Lent, relates the event of Jesus' transfiguration as witnessed by three of his disciples: Peter, John and James ..."

Sunday, March 13 - 1st Sunday of Lent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.8 KB; 2 min 17 sec) Matthew 4: 1-11
Listen - Homily (3.7 KB; 10 min 33 sec) "There are significant moments in our lives when all of us have to do a kind of a spiritual inventory. And it requires that we face our demons ..."

Sunday, March 6 - 9th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.6 KB; 1 min 37 sec) Matthew 7: 21-27
Listen - Homily (3.9 KB; 11 min 8 sec) "I think I was visiting one of the classrooms over at Sacred Heart School, and I was somewhat surprised that the youngsters in that classroom were doing a study on homelessness. Homelessness in our city ..."


Fr. Weckend Homily Archives
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December 2009
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