Sermons on “Christmas”

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Epiphany: The Gifts of the Magi

Fr. Alan Zobler: We’re called to commit ourselves to be like the wise journeyers to Christ, brining our gifts — gold, frankincense and myrrh — giving selflessly, giving the very best of who we are and doing it tirelessly.

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The Humanity of the Holy Family

Father Jeremy Miller: Let’s strive in this year to recommit ourselves to our families to try and grow in the love that Jesus, Mary and Joseph shared, the love to become, not a perfect family, but a holy family.

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Christmas: We Need Jesus

Father Jeremy Miller: Whether you come here tonight as a shepherd or a magi, let’s all worship together the newborn king and ask that he might take possession of us in a deeper way this coming year.

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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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Stories of Shared Humanity

Father Philip Smith: And yet as we come here today with Mary, we turn our gaze to that child in a manger in Bethlehem, that child that shows us the beauty and dignity of our shared humanity, the child who can change our stories of war into stories of peace.

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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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The Celebration of the Lord’s Baptism

Monsignor Michael Billian: Humanity is being given divinity, the divinity of the one whose humanity received the Holy Spirit at his baptism. Jesus is being baptized for all God’s creation, for us. He carries on his body, all of us.

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Epiphany: Reaching Our Spiritual Goals in the New Year

Father Philip Smith: The magi allowed the journey that they were on to change them, to influence them, to guide them to where they needed to go — to reach their spiritual goals.

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Christmas: Mary and Joseph’s Crazy and Wild Journey

Father Philip Smith: It was a journey which nothing went the way they would have planned or desired. And yet, as we all know, the Christmas story is really a story of hope, joy and peace.

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