Sermons on “Wisdom”

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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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Holy Trinity: It’s a Mystery, Believe it!

Monsignor Michael Billian: When we look at the Holy Trinity, there is so much we can embrace. You can look at the Trinity from inside-out. You can look at the Trinity from outside-in. And either way you look at the Trinity, we can find value and lessons for our life.

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Running the Race

Father Philip Smith: God didn’t create us to be spectators. God created us to run, he created us to go out into the world and to share his love and mercy.

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God Will Provide

Monsignor Michael Billian: Let today find us at peace, our trust firmly in the one who does not forget us. And let our role in life be to bring calmness and reassurance to all those lives we touch today!

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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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Giving our Worries to God

Father Philip Smith: When we’re overwhelmed by worry, it’s important to remember that God is with us in whatever we’re going through, and to listen to God for encouragement and inspiring words that will help us.

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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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The Holy Spirit will Inspire Us

Father Philip Smith: Jesus says we’ll have that advocate by our side to help us navigate the messy and intensive situations of our own lives. When we don’t know what to say or what we’re supposed to do, the Holy Spirit will inspire us.

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From Sinner to Saint

Monsignor Michael Billian: We‘re third. God first, others second. A good priority for us to think about as we cross the bridge from sinner to saint.

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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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