Sermons on “Love”

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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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Homily April 3, 2016

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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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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