Sermons in “Lent”

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We must go through the desert, if we want to reach the garden

Father Jeremy Miller: The entirety of Lent is entering into the 40 days in the desert with Jesus so that we come out on Easter a person that’s more ripe for growth, a person in the garden who’s more ripe for blossoming.

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Ash Wednesday: Procrastinating in our spiritual life

Father Philip Smith: We’re invited to overcome our tendency toward spiritual procrastination, reminded not to put off for later those things God’s inviting us to do.

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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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Palm Sunday: Would we run away?

Father Jeremy Miller: Can we stay with Jesus all the way through Holy Week?

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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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Accepting God’s Timing

Father Jeremy Miller: We’re called to accept God’s purposes and timing. His timing is always better than ours, even though we get impatient.

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Renewing the Covenant with God

Monsignor Michael Billian: This Lent, you and I are called to renew the covenant, to renew the relationship we have with God – not just the deal, not just the word, the life-giving relationship that we share with one another.

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