Sermons on “Prayer”

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The Mystery of the Holy Trinity

Monsignor Michael Billian: We need to come to understand that our God loves us intensely and he wants to invite us into the intimacy of a beautiful relationship modeled after this mystery.

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How do we know God?

Father Jeremy Miller: Even though we don’t physically touch him like those apostles in that upper room, we can know God.

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Good Friday: Stay awhile with this day

Father Jeremy Miller: This day is meant to enter us into the silence of that tragic day over two thousand years ago.

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Ash Wednesday: Jesus does not give busywork

Father Jeremy Miller: As we embark upon this season of Lent, let’s not see these next 40 days as busywork. But rather let’s see them as precisely what they are, which are Jesus’ remedy, Jesus’ medication if you will, and our surest path to reaching our full potential as sons and daughters of God.

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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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Investing with God

Father Jeremy Miller: If we invest in God and love of neighbor, we will grow and become the kind of person that we idealize ourself to be in the future.

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The Hidden Treasure of Prayer

Father Jeremy Miller: Prayer is meant to change our heart. Prayer is not meant to change God’s mind. God already knows what you need.

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Fr. Phil’s Last Homily: On God’s Journey

Father Philip Smith: As I reflect on the past five years, I’m just filled with gratitude to be part of this community. The goal of what I’ve tried to do is simply rooted in what we do here: To help our students know that Jesus is with them on the journey.

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Pentecost: Renewing the Face of the Earth

Father Philip Smith: What we gather to celebrate on Pentecost is that God has heard that prayer for renewal.

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Praying for Vocations

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

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