Sermons on “Patience”

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The Full Experience of Advent

Father Jeremy Miller: We look backward to his coming in history 2,000 years ago. We look forward in hope to his coming in majesty at an unknown hour, as Jesus says in the Gospel. But we can’t forget about his daily advent, in which he desires in all sorts of ways, to come into our hearts, to enter in our lives, in a new way.

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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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Jesus is Here with Us

Father Philip Smith: It’s important to remember that Jesus is with us and will continue to be with us as the journey continues into the future.

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Looking Beyond Appearances

Father Philip Smith: Jesus today wants us to see the full story, to see life at a deeper level, so that we can be slower to gossip and quicker to pray for people whose decisions we don’t understand.

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Facing Life’s Unanswered Questions

Father Philip Smith: It’s okay if we don’t always know the perfect direction our life is going, or the perfect direction our life should take in the future.

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Giving Witness to Christ

Monsignor Michael Billian: We pray today for the grace to endure patiently any trials that are essential to the affirmation of Jesus Christ.

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Not Letting Expectations Get in the Way

Father Philip Smith: The way God heals us might not be the way we expect, it may not be the timeline we expect, but God’s power can work in miraculous way in our lives.

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Truly Transforming our Lives this Lent

Monsignor Michael Billian: Even when you and I, like the son in the story, wander off, the Lord keeps his eye on us, waiting for us again to exercise our free will and to come back to him.

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Gaining Perspective during Lent

Monsignor Michael Billian: We do this hard work during Lent so that we may encounter more fully the resurrected Jesus.

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Actively Waiting for the Lord

Monsignor Michael Billian: Waiting for the Lord demands that we make the best use of our time before he comes. How do we use our time? How do we wait for him?

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