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He will give life to your mortal bodies

5th Sunday of Lent Penance Services Marketing      Repeat 7 times Confession      Eucharist Gospel / Raising of Lazarus Jesus says over and over again “Perturbed” and “deeply troubled” Resurrection http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_5th_Sunday_Lent_2019.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

With the Lord there is mercy and fullness of redemption

“Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD; LORD, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to my voice in supplication. If you, O LORD, mark iniquities, LORD, who can stand? But with you is forgiveness, that you may be revered. I trust in the LORD; my soul trusts in his word. […]

Do You Believe?

4th Sunday of Lent Miracle / man born blind Siloam God saw this day coming It’s all about faith     Do you believe? Catholics / new Catholics Sacraments     Jesus uses physical matter to bring supernatural power     Same power as in miracle Do you believe? http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_4th_Sunday_Lent_2019.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

The value of redemptive suffering

I was speaking with a friend who is a devout Catholic about her upcoming surgery to remove cancer from her breasts. It will be a very scary and painful experience, and she is terrified about it. She proceeded to describe other horrific situations of suffering in her family, all of which have come about since […]

When we finally hear God, it changes us

3rd Sunday of Lent Language At well     Woman goes for drinking water Jesus goes for her soul Water / Spirit Conversion Heart Identity     Faith Leads to other conversions Ms Duchess (RCIA) Like the woman at the well     “Give me this bread!” (Eucharist) http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_3rd_Sunday_Lent_2019.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

It’s good that we are here

2nd Sunday in Lent One place in the world you’d want to be? On the mountain @ Transfiguration    “It’s good that we are here”    Awesome / Glory Life in Christ    It’s good that we are here    Peace, happiness, joy The gift of the present    Mass / Eucharist    Grace http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_2nd_Sunday_Lent_2019.MP3Podcast: Play in new […]

Filled with the Holy Spirit

1st Sunday of Lent Ash Wed Ninevites Fasting / repentance Christ     Model for fasting; spiritual and physical     Filled with the Holy Spirit     On his game: strong and clear-minded     Able to see lies of devil and resist his temptations “Filled with the Holy Spirit”      Eucharist Go all in on Lent / “no one […]

Lenten Preparation & FAQ

The holy and penitential season of Lent starts this Wednesday. Here are the main events in the church during Lent: ● Ash Wednesday Mass, 12:10 pm ● Daily Mass, 12:10 pm ● Eucharistic Adoration, Wednesdays, 10 am – 6 pm ● Confessions, Wednesdays, 11 am – 12 noon ● Stations of the Cross, Fridays, after […]