Homilies/Sermons

Below, find recent homilies/sermons from Sunday Masses:

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We are Precious in the Lord

Monsignor Michael Billian: We are called precious in the eyes of the Lord. We’re invaluable, cherished, highly esteemed. We are loved.

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Living Abundantly

Father Philip Smith: The abundant living that Jesus is inviting us to today is a life in which we sometimes let go of our plans because they were indeed too easy and embrace God’s plans and the tasks that God has entrusted to us to complete in the world today, even when we don’t feel strong enough to complete them.

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Jesus is Here with Us

Father Philip Smith: It’s important to remember that Jesus is with us and will continue to be with us as the journey continues into the future.

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Running the Race

Father Philip Smith: God didn’t create us to be spectators. God created us to run, he created us to go out into the world and to share his love and mercy.

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Easter Sunday: Celebrating Life

Monsignor Michael Billian: Today, Christians around the world celebrate that life has meaning. We celebrate that life is redeemed.

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A Truly Good Friday

Monsignor Michael Billian: Good Friday is good. It is a day of solemn remembrance, not a day of mourning and sadness.

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Holy Thursday: Eating at the Big Table

Monsignor Michael Billian: The Lord invites all of us to come to the Big Table, to listen to the stories that belong to our faith family, to share in the one bread and the one cup, to enjoy the strength that we receive by being together around the Big Table.

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Palm Sunday: Making Time for Jesus

Father Philip Smith: The great thing that will happen if we make time for Jesus this week, and really every day, is that we will see what Jesus has done for us.

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Coming out of our Tombs

Monsignor Michael Billian: What are those self-inflicted places of isolation? What are our tombs?

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Looking Beyond Appearances

Father Philip Smith: Jesus today wants us to see the full story, to see life at a deeper level, so that we can be slower to gossip and quicker to pray for people whose decisions we don’t understand.

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