Monthly Archives: April 2021

Jesus Washing of the Feet of his Disciples

[Baccalaureate Mass.  ADDU JHS Commencement Exercises. 29 April 2021.  Based on Jn. 13.] On this happy day of your commencement exercises marking the end of your Junior High School training at the ADDU and your readiness now to move on … Continue reading

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God’s Gift of the Good Shepherd to You

[Baccalaureate Mass.  ADDU Grade School.  Live-streamed on 26 April.  Based on Psalm 23 and John 10:1-21.] I wonder what your parents are giving you on the occasion of your Grade School commencement exercises!  Whatever it is, I hope it is … Continue reading

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The Challenge of the Eucharist at Graduation

[Baccalaureate Mass.  Live-streamed Mass 11:30 am, April 24.Based on John 6, particularly 60-69.] For your baccalaureate Mass, the Church presents you with the challenge of the Eucharist: Ultimately it is a challenge to your faith in Jesus, the Son of … Continue reading

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The Glory of God: “It is I. Do Not Be Afraid!”

[Homily. Baccalaureate Mass.  Classes 2020, 2021.  Based on Rom 5:1-11 and Jn 6:16-21.  April 17, 2021.] It is a special blessing that we can gather here in the Assumption Chapel for your Baccalaureate Mass, even though because of the pandemic … Continue reading

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Mark’s Inappropriate Ending

[Homily. Mark 16:9-15. Live-streamed Mass. 10 April 2021] The Gospel of Mark is the shortest of the Gospels.  It begins:  “The beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, to which later editors have added, “the Son of God” (Mk 1:1).  … Continue reading

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