Sermons on “John”

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Finding and Accepting God’s Mercy

Monsignor Michael Billian: To accept mercy requires trust, which is why it’s so hard to forgive by human powers.

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Easter Sunday: Arriving at the Tomb

Father Jeremy Miller: We are here because we value being at the empty tomb, but we are called to invite others and to help remove obstacles from others, to be able to enter the tomb with us.

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Good Friday: Stay awhile with this day

Father Jeremy Miller: This day is meant to enter us into the silence of that tragic day over two thousand years ago.

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The Lessons of Holy Thursday

Father Jeremy Miller: Tonight, let’s not keep God at a distance. Let us allow him to wash our feet so that cleansed of our own pride and self-pity we might lower ourselves to serve the needs of others.

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Fear of Loneliness

Father Philip Smith: In order experience true friendship, deep, intimate community with other people, oftentimes we first have to go through periods or seasons of loneliness in our own lives.

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Jesus and Gandhi

Deacon Justin Moor: Becoming a better Catholic and living what we believe is also about that person like Gandhi that we encounter who is waiting on us to live what we believe before they also come to believe in Jesus.

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Four Lessons of Anger

Father Philip Smith: Jesus shows us today that he wants to enter into that anger with us. He takes on our anger and he redeems it, he transforms it into a power to do good.

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It’s Not About Us

Father Jeremy Miller: Our whole disposition has to change when we come to grips with that reality that our life is not primarily about us. It’s about letting our lives be an instrument for God’s purposes.

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Fr. Phil’s Last Homily: On God’s Journey

Father Philip Smith: As I reflect on the past five years, I’m just filled with gratitude to be part of this community. The goal of what I’ve tried to do is simply rooted in what we do here: To help our students know that Jesus is with them on the journey.

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Holy Trinity: It’s a Mystery, Believe it!

Monsignor Michael Billian: When we look at the Holy Trinity, there is so much we can embrace. You can look at the Trinity from inside-out. You can look at the Trinity from outside-in. And either way you look at the Trinity, we can find value and lessons for our life.

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