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Father’s Reading Corner

Homilies

Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter

“Do you recognize me David…?” was the question that was put to me at Holy Cross Cemetery after Adrice LeBlanc’s burial this past Wednesday. It can be rather frightening when someone asks this question… isn’t it? She is my 3rd cousin whom I haven’t seen in years… only...

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Homily for the 2nd Sunday of Easter

“Peace be with you...” When we hear this statement automatically we want to respond with, “and with your Spirit.” However, these are the same words... the first words that Jesus speaks to his fearful disciples and us today. In the Gospel, we heard how the disciples...

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Homily for Easter Sunday

I remember... when my grandmother Martin reached the age of 55... my age... she had a horrible stroke. This vibrant active holy woman who bore 13 children, who had the faith that could move mountains... was reduced to a child-like invalid. My uncle and his wife who...

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Good Friday Homily

“I don’t understand this...” said my great niece of 5 years old to her mother...not wanting to go to bed... but that was non negotiable-she was going to bed. We may be asking that same question today: “I don’t understand this...” In other words, ‘How is it that...

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Thoughts & Reflections

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As we begin a new year, we are breathing a sigh of relief that 2020 is over and a vaccine has been invented for the pandemic.  But after we've experienced such a strange and distressing year, maybe you've been thinking thoughts like these: Does my life have a purpose?...

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