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Mass is more valuable than cash

28th Sunday $1k cash 1st reading    Some things more valuable, more important, more beautiful than money    Things of God    Treasure in heaven God is most valuable    Gospel / young man    Going to next level    Detachment Wisdom of God http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_28th_Sunday_2018.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

What is your ‘Achilles heel’ in the Christian life?

26th Sunday Achilles What is your Achilles heel in the Christian life? Foot – occasions of sin, scandal     Hand + eye – masturbation + pornography Mouth – cursing, gossip Grace of regular Confession + Eucharist     Weakness —> strength     Vice —>  Virtue Sinner —> Saint http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_26th_Sunday_2018.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

God made them male and female

27th Sunday 2+2=5 ?? Marriage     Jesus: God made them male and female          Natural – intimacy, complementarity          Supernatural – “what God has united” Annulments, divorce, adultery Eucharist – one flesh union with God http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_27th_Sunday_2018.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

We stand firmly upon a rock

24th Sunday “The waters have risen and severe storms are upon us, but we do not fear drowning, for we stand firmly upon a rock”.       – St. John Chrysostom, 4th cent        Re: hurricane + Church storms “Who do you say that I am?”        Answer with your head: Son of God, etc.        Answer with your heart: […]

Let’s get back to religion that is pure and undefiled

Good news! Religion that is pure and undefiled      Get back to roots / Christ      Prayer      Discuss / get through together      Clean house / purification / tough but good      Withhold $ / assessment Reflection on priesthood: If the priest is a saint, his people will be holy. If the priest is holy, his people will […]

Believe, live the Gospel

Believe, live, preach the Gospel Certain homilies not preached (because not believed and lived by some clergy)             Chastity, temperance, racism, Eucharist John 6 Easiest chapter to interpret and preach v 63 “The words I’ve spoken to you are Spirit and life”          Symbolic only ?? Then why did they leave http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_21st_Sunday_2018.MP3Podcast: Play in new window […]

What can I do to accomplish the works of God?

What can I do to accomplish the works of God? This is a question every Christian must ask. Ultimately, we are asked to be the light of Christ for others. This calls us to be compassionate, forgiving, nonviolent, generous, concerned for the poor, and welcoming to strangers. These are often contrary to what the world […]

Flesh and Blood

19th Sunday “Deja vu” New way of thinking / something spiritual  John 6 / Reaction Jewish crowds You Verse 51- why on our wall People don’t know it We believe what Jesus said http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_19th_Sunday_2018.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Soul food

18th Sunday YG trip / pamphlets Spiritual hunger Learn Christ! Teachings, relationship Pamphlets / vestibule Woman at well Never hunger, never thirst Baptism Eucharist Salvation linked with food and drink Bread from heaven       Eternity Food for the soul http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_18th_Sunday_2018.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download