Sermons by “Monsignor Michael Billian”

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Jesus Heals

Monsignor Michael Billian: Jesus heals. He heals the pain, not just of people in the past, but the pain of people today.

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Advent: Keeping the Promise to David

Monsignor Michael Billian: In order for us to help keep the promise, we need to be more concerned with God’s plans and how our plans fit into them.

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Advent: John the Baptizer’s Guide to Christ

Monsignor Michael Billian: Advent is a time for us to decide, are we going to respond to God’s plan in our lives, are we going to be active about responding?

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Christ the King: Being Part of the Solution

Monsignor Michael Billian: What does the celebration of Christ the King mean? It really means everything. It means that there is a solution to the problems of the world. The feast calls us to be a part of the solution.

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Making Use of Every Second

Monsignor Michael Billian: In the bank of time, there are no balances and no overdrafts. Each day, a new account is open for us. Each night, whatever remains is written off, lost, gone forever. Every day’s 86,400 seconds must be invested wisely in commodities that will hold their value from day to day, quarter to quarter, year to year, and beyond.

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Love God and Love Neighbor

Monsignor Michael Billian: We can’t just can’t love God part-time. We must love him with everything that we have. We can’t just be good to our neighbors sometimes. We must be good to others always.

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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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