Sermons on “Love”

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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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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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The Pressure to be Perfect

Father Philip Smith: Jesus is inviting us to show perfect love in the midst of imperfect life situations.

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Jesus, Hair Dye and the Christian Life

Father Philip Smith: Over time and with some patience, God can completely transform the way we act, the way we live in the world.

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Transforming Failure into Positive Change

Father Philip Smith: When we fail, we can step back and we can put our lives in perspective and look at what really might need to change and what we can do differently.

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Love Kindles Forgiveness

Monsignor Michael Billian: Often our close-mindedness blinds us to the possibility of reconciliation and repentance and forgiveness. And perhaps that is the lesson that’s hard most for us to learn.

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Living Christian Greatness

Father Philip Smith: Jesus invites all people to be saved. The real question to ask is whether we’re will to accept that love, whether we’re willing to accept salvation and a relationship with God.

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Investing in What Matters Most

Father Philip Smith: Jesus reminds us not to hide behind our material things, but to allow ourselves to be vulnerable and to connect with other people at the deepest levels in ways that will live on with God forever.

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Bringing Christ to Others in the World

Monsignor Michael Billian: We’re asked not to judge others, but to love them.

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Pentecost: Exercising the Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Monsignor Michael Billian: The more that we exercise and use those gifts in connection with one another, the stronger impact that those gifts can have on the world.

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