Sermons on “Service”

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Advent: Keeping the Promise to David

Monsignor Michael Billian: In order for us to help keep the promise, we need to be more concerned with God’s plans and how our plans fit into them.

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Advent: John the Baptizer’s Guide to Christ

Monsignor Michael Billian: Advent is a time for us to decide, are we going to respond to God’s plan in our lives, are we going to be active about responding?

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Christ the King: Being Part of the Solution

Monsignor Michael Billian: What does the celebration of Christ the King mean? It really means everything. It means that there is a solution to the problems of the world. The feast calls us to be a part of the solution.

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Bishop Thomas: Come, Share your Master’s Joy

Bishop Daniel E. Thomas: The Lord desires that we share his joy.

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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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Making Use of Every Second

Monsignor Michael Billian: In the bank of time, there are no balances and no overdrafts. Each day, a new account is open for us. Each night, whatever remains is written off, lost, gone forever. Every day’s 86,400 seconds must be invested wisely in commodities that will hold their value from day to day, quarter to quarter, year to year, and beyond.

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FrPhil-Homily-Nov5-2017

Cleaning Toilets with a Smile

Father Philip Smith: The reason we smile when we perform acts of service is because we know that God is helping us overcome our selfishness, that God is helping us serve and touch the lives of other people and share God’s joy with them.

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Doing Good for God

Deacon Justin Moor: One of the greatest goods we can do is going out and helping others have an encounter with Jesus, and then bringing them back to church to help them grow the Body of Christ.

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Taking up our Cross

Monsignor Michael Billian: Today’s Gospel reminds us that the life of a Christian is not an easy one. It’s a life of sacrifice, a life of renouncing one’s self. It is a life of the cross. And sometimes, that’s a tough, uphill and even painful path to walk.

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What is Your Heart Made of?

Father Jeremy Miller: The challenge of Jesus today is to diagnose ourselves and to say, “Where do I need to work on my own heart so that when God plants a seed, it flourishes?”

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