Sermons by “Monsignor Michael Billian”

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You are not Alone

Monsignor Michael Billian: We are not alone. We have Jesus Christ. He gives us the power of his spirit. The power of the cross is given to us to wage war against all the difficulties and evils that attack us.

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Taking up our Cross

Monsignor Michael Billian: Today’s Gospel reminds us that the life of a Christian is not an easy one. It’s a life of sacrifice, a life of renouncing one’s self. It is a life of the cross. And sometimes, that’s a tough, uphill and even painful path to walk.

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Doing What is Just

Monsignor Michael Billian: The Bible makes it very clear and so does Jesus that we are called to justice and not fairness.

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Understanding the Big Picture

Monsignor Michael Billian: There is something about the clarity of studying the big picture in order to understand what happens in the small things of life.

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Weeds Among the Wheat

Monsignor Michael Billian: It’s God’s job to do the judging. Let him do his work while we do our best to till the gardens of our lives and care for them.

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Being True Disciples of Christ

Monsignor Michael Billian: Being a place of refuge for those who need comfort need not be as risky as it sounds. It does not necessarily call us to open up our homes, but it asks us to open our hearts.

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Setting Aside our Fear and Being a Witness

Monsignor Michael Billian: God wants us in our daily lives — by the way we speak, by the way we live, by the decisions we make, even by the attitudes that we embrace in our daily life — he wants us to give witness to Christ.

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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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Ascension: Telling the World that Jesus Lives

Monsignor Michael Billian: The Solemnity of the Ascension is a call for us to tell the world that Jesus is still with us.

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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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