Posts Tagged With: love

How Is It Possible to Love One Another?

HOMILY

Preached at Holy Sepulcher Parish on May 5, 2018 at 6:00pm Mass and March 6, 2018 at the 8:00am and 10:30am Masses

My vanity plate

I wasn’t here last week.  Did I miss anything?  Were there any important announcements or anything?  Just kidding, I realize we had the important On Mission for the Church Alive announcements.  I would have been here for this important day, but I had plans for a long time to race my car last week.  Unfortunately, they only hold race events on weekends, but I thought I was doing it with God’s blessing.  I have a cross on the car, a cross on my helmet, Speed Deacon in large letters across my visor, Team Jesus printed on my shirt, and I have a bible verse as my vanity plate.  Surely God wanted me to do well.  But I finished next to last.  Out of almost 200 cars participating, I only beat one of them.  The car was another Ford Focus like mine, but it was black instead of yellow and it’s number was 666! God wanted me to realize my calling is the Church and not racing and he made it clear, although he didn’t want me to lose to the a friend of Satan!

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Agree, Pray, and It Is Ours!

HOMILY

Preached at Holy Sepulcher Parish on September 9, 2017 at 6:00PM and September  10, 2017 at 8:00AM and 10:30AM Masses

 

There is a commercial that has been running on TV recently.  A woman is looking carefully at a wall covered with dozens of different paint chip samples.  She is trying to figure out what color would look best in her family room.  As she is trying to make her decision her husband walks in the room and notices what she is doing, his face falls, and he quickly and quietly sneaks out of the room before she notices he is there.  Obviously, he wants nothing to do with choosing a paint color.

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