Homilies from October 2016

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October 19, 2016 – Election 2016 Pastoral Letter


Dear Parishioners, Greetings to you and grace from our Lord Jesus Christ, in whom is our hope and our redemption.  I am writing to you on this occasion in order to address the upcoming general election, which touches all of our lives as residents and citizens of our beloved Country. Election Day is November 8, […]

October 16, 2016 – 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time (C)


Jesus teaches us in today’s gospel to be persistent in our prayer.  He gives us another parable about a judge and a persistent widow.  And as many famous and notable Scripture scholars have pointed out over the centuries, this parable can really only be about one thing:  FOOTBALL. As you probably know, the Cowboys are […]

October 2, 2016 – 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time (C)


There’s a hilarious video out there on the Internet called “trust fall fail.”  If you’ve never heard of a trust fall, it’s an activity meant to produce trust between team members who work together in an office or in some such situation.  One person stands blindfolded with their arms crossed against their chest, and then […]