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Come to Him for Rest

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest” -Mt 11:28 This popular saying of our Lord in today’s Gospel is one of our favorites! We love, love, love hearing about rest from Christ. Yes, we are tired from all the good work we try to do. Yes, […]

Rest and Re-creation

Beach Family Rest for body and soulGod is big on rest Genesis, Psalms Yoke is easy, burden light —> Confession                  Rest from guilt I will give you rest         Christ takes our burdens                 We are lighter         And gives peace                  We are renewed, refreshed, re-created Sunday is day of rest http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_14th_Sunday_2017.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | […]

Spiritual But Not Religious

Young man / baptism Are you a prophet?     Christ 1st     Speak the truth of God     To your family Family evangelization “I’m spiritual but not religious”      Not Christian      Not from Christ      Can’t get the Eucharist http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_13th_Sunday_2017_1_.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Freedom to Pursue God’s Plan

As we commemorate our nation’s independence this Tuesday, two thoughts come to my mind. The first is a reminder of my recent trip to Ghana which is celebrating their 60th year of independence from Great Britain in 1957. They have done so much to be a developed and stable country in such a short amount […]

Don’t Be Scared Beyond Belief

Street evangelization “Do not be afraid” To say what you believe HUGE FEAR in society SCARED BEYOND BELIEF Speak for Christ! Do you fear others more than you fear God? Spend more time worrying about what others think or what God thinks? Eucharist      Holy Communion      Care more about what God thinks than what others think […]

My Flesh for the Life of the World

All of the signs are there You’ve seen the crowds grow larger by the day, following one man. You’ve seen him heal the blind, the deaf, and the mute. You’ve seen him cure the sick. You’ve heard his great teachings. You’ve seen him walk on water. All of the signs are there: Jesus of Nazareth […]

Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ — Spiritual but Real

Fathers Day Putting food on the table     Father —> Son     “As the Father sent me”     “Feed on me” Spiritual but real The bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world http://media.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/p/content.blubrry.com/assumptiondc/Homily_Corpus_Christi_2017.MP3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

More About the Third Person of the Trinity

I’ve been talking much about the Holy Spirit the past few Sundays which is always a good thing. But, I’ve been wondering if some of you might be thinking what a friend of mine said years ago: “I have a hard time understanding the Holy Spirit as the third ‘person’ of the Trinity.” He asserted […]

Love (the Name of) God and Your Neighbor

Trinity Sunday – “Love (the name of) God and neighbor” “Nicknames” Name of God Lord Yahweh Abba / Father Father, Son, Holy Spirit Keep name holy Reverent     Moses worshiped at name of God Taking Lord’s name in vain? Find new expressions      Or turn into a prayer Taking neighbor’s name in vain?       Love God and […]