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June 29, 2009

13th Sunday Ordinary Time – Year B

As I occasionally do, I am posting the sermon I preached this past Sunday June 28th.  Not that it was groundbreaking or it made people swoon and faint with great faith, but I enjoyed preparing it immensely as it was one of the Gospels that always stuck out as I heard it growing up. (more…)

April 14, 2009

Easter 2009

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Easter Sunday 2009 is only 36 or so hours in the history books.  Nothing quite describes the feeling that someone has after experienced the joys and pains of Holy Week.  The ups and downs, chronologically: The happiness of Christ’s entrance into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, the mounting tension, the New Covenant in the Last Supper, his betrayal and arrest, mock trial, scourging, crucifixion, death, burial…and Resurrection.  If one were to attend all the services of Holy Week, quite the picture would be painted on the soul.  I mentioned it in my last post – so I will include it now.  My Easter Sermon that I preached on Sunday.  As usual don’t mind mistakes as I usually type things out simply as guidelines, also, don’t mind the lack of scriptural quotes…they’re there, somewhere. (more…)

March 30, 2009

Stations Sermon

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I am posting a sermon I preached a couple of weeks ago, more in the middle than the end of Lent.  I am doing this because someone quoted it to me yesterday so I figure it must have made some sense:

Today, we have walked the Way of the Cross.  We have read and prayed about 14 points in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ’s final hours.  Every once in a while, when I am at Stations, my mind strays a little bit. (more…)

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