Browsing Paul's Homily

Pentecost Sunday (May 23, 2021)

Posted by Gail Johnson on 5/25/21

Pentecost Sunday, May 23, 2021 (Season B)

          Peace be with you on this, our celebration of one of the greatest Feast Days of the Christian Church, Pentecost.  In fact, most scholars and theologians refer to this day literally as the Birthday of the Church.

          So, let me ... Read More »

5th Sunday of Easter (May 2, 2021)

Posted by Gail Johnson on 5/25/21

Fifth Sunday of Easter: Year B

          Peace be with you and, as we come together here on this Fifth Sunday of Easter, I sincerely hope everyone is still experiencing a very happy and blessed Easter season.  So, here’s an Easter homework challenge.  Today, go wish a stranger happy ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Easter (April 18, 2021)

Posted by Gail Johnson on 5/25/21

Third Sunday of Easter: Season B

Peace be with you and welcome to our Mass for this amazing celebration for the Third Sunday of Easter.  Well, you might have noticed the scene from today’s Gospel reading from Luke is the same scene we heard last week presented in the ... Read More »

4th Sunday of Advent: Season B

Posted by Gail Johnson on 12/30/20

4th Sunday of Advent: Season B

Peace be with you and welcome to our celebration of the Mass for the 4th Sunday of Advent and look at this – all four candles on our Advent Wreath are now burning brightly!!!  And we all know what that means.  Christmas is ... Read More »

1st Sunday of Advent: Season B

Posted by Gail Johnson on 12/02/20

Peace be with you and welcome to our celebration of the Mass for the 1st Sunday of Advent and Happy New Year!  You know, if this weren’t the “Year of Weird” as I’ve started calling it, you’d have come into a much fuller Church today, with no blue tape ... Read More »

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time: Season A

Posted by Gail Johnson on 12/02/20

Peace be with you and welcome to our celebration of the Mass for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time.  So today, before I talk about the readings, I’m going to take just a couple of minutes to talk about this coming Wednesday, November 11th.  The day here in America, ... Read More »

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time: Season A

Posted by Gail Johnson on 12/02/20

Peace be with you and welcome to our celebration of the Mass for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time.  You know folks, as I sat down and read this Gospel reading today and meditated on it for a while, personally, I was a little confused.  I can’t tell you ... Read More »

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 10-13-19, Year C

Posted by Gail Johnson on 10/15/19

Peace be with you on this our celebration of the Mass for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary time.  So, today is all about saying thank you to God right – or is there more?  The Gospel reading itself almost sounds like a parable Jesus might use for teaching, doesn’t ... Read More »

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, (Year C)

Posted by Gail Johnson on 9/17/19

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, (Year C)

          Peace be with you on this, our celebration of the Mass for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time.  You know, as I initially began to meditate on this Gospel today I thought, “whoa, hate father and mother, wife and children, are ... Read More »

The 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year C

Posted by Gail Johnson on 8/21/19

Peace be with you and greetings on this, our celebration of the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time.  Well,,, today’s Gospel reading doesn’t come across real bright and cheery does it?  What’s with all this talk about division, one against another, even within the same family?   It all kind-a reminded ... Read More »