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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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Love, Love, Love

[Homily.  SHS Baccalaurate Mass.  Mar 26, 2021] Day after tomorrow the Holy Week begins.  Again, the Catholic Church shall commemorate and celebrate the suffering, death and resurrection of the Lord.  Your Senior High School graduation is celebrated at the threshold … Continue reading

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Jesus, Source and Judge of Human Life

[Homily.  John 5:17-20.  Live-streamed Mass. 17 March 2021] In the Gospel of John Jesus works out seven signs prior to the ultimate sign of the Resurrection.  Today’s Gospel follows on the third sign, the healing of the paralytic at the … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of Love Entrusted to Us

[Homily.  First Friday.  March 5, 2021] Our proclamation today from the Gospel of St. Matthew is from the Friday of the second week in Lent.  But this is also the First Friday of the month of March, when we recall … Continue reading

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Excellence. Leadership. Service

[Homily. Live-streamed Mass.   22.2.21] Today is the feast of the Chair of St. Peter.  But here at the ADDU we celebrate the Festival of Excellence.   On this occasion, we are invited to reflect on the challenge to excellence, and how, … Continue reading

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God’s Love Yesterday, Today, Now and Forever

[Homily.  Live-Streamed Mass, First Friday, Feb. 5, 2021. Based on the Letter to the Hebrews.] Once again, on this First Friday, we come together to renew ourselves in our devotion to the Sacred Heart.  This may really mean, we come … Continue reading

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Mary, the Mother of God, in God’s Saving Love

[Live-streamed Mass, January 1st, 2021.] The Romans used the word, Kalends, to depict the first day of every month.  But about 150 years before Christ, Kalends took on a more specific meaning.  It referred to the first day of January, … Continue reading

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Empowered to Become Children of God

Close to noon on Christmas Day we come together to celebrate the birth of our Savior.  The reading from the Prologue of John’s Gospel gives us a different perspective from the readings at last night’s Midnight Mass and this morning’s … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Anger vs. False Worship and Hypocrisy

[Homily.  Live-streamed Mass.  August 26, 2020.] Jesus is angry in today’s Gospel.  It is important for us to understand why.  Jesus focused his public ministry on preaching the Kingdom of God, on leading people to recognize the goodness and compassion … Continue reading

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