Sermons by “Monsignor Michael Billian”

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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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Coming out of our Tombs

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

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The True Gift of Hope

Monsignor Michael Billian: That true gift of hope keeps us from discouragement. It sustains us in times when we feel abandoned. It opens our hearts. And it actually preserves us from being selfish.

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Exercising our Spiritual Hearts

Monsignor Michael Billian: Just as the heart muscle benefits from exercise so our spiritual hearts benefit from the Lenten observances and practices.

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God Will Provide

Monsignor Michael Billian: Let today find us at peace, our trust firmly in the one who does not forget us. And let our role in life be to bring calmness and reassurance to all those lives we touch today!

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Praying for Vocations

Monsignor Michael Billian reflects on his own call to the priesthood.

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Epiphany: Welcoming All Peoples

Monsignor Michael Billian: Christ came for all nations, for all peoples. And if we are ambassadors for Christ in the world, then we too need to be prepared to welcome all peoples as well.

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Christmas: The Gift of Hope

Monsignor Michael Billian: If we embrace the gift of hope that this day — this night — teaches us, we will live forevermore because of Christmas day.

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