Crying out for God’s Presence – Lenten Homily 3.13.2018

Reading 1, Ezekiel 47:1-9, 12 Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 46:2-3, 5-6, 8-9 Gospel, John 5:1-3, 5-16 In the early part of the 1900's, there was an outpouring of the Holy Spirit (HS) in a converted Los Angeles warehouse, off Azusa st.  The leader, an African American, was leading a group of people in prayer, bible study, and worship as … Continue reading Crying out for God’s Presence – Lenten Homily 3.13.2018

The Gospel in My Context: Beloved and Belonging (Lenten Homily, 3.11.2018)

Reading 1, Second Chronicles 36:14-17, 19-23 Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 137:1-2, 3, 4-5, 6 Gospel, John 3:14-21 Reading 2, Ephesians 2:4-10 I remember when I was in junior high school, there was a gangbanger (GB) who was constantly picking on me.  I'm not sure why.  I was a church boy, played in band, and played basketball during my lunch times … Continue reading The Gospel in My Context: Beloved and Belonging (Lenten Homily, 3.11.2018)

You’re More Religious Than You Think

Reading 1, Hosea 14:2-10 Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 81:6-8, 8-9, 10-11, 14, 17 Gospel, Mark 12:28-34 Lenten Homily - 3.9.2018  ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ 31 The second is this: ‘Love your … Continue reading You’re More Religious Than You Think