Browsing Paul's Homily

Browsing Paul's Homily

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 »

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Gail Johnson on 7/30/19

The 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year C

          Peace be with you and greetings on this, our celebration of the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time.  Does everyone here know what the word “paradigm” means?  Just in case you don’t know or have forgotten here it is; a paradigm ... Read More »

Corpus Christi, The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ: Year C

Posted by Gail Johnson on 6/26/19

Peace be with you and greetings on this Feast of The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ,,, Corpus Christi.  You know I once heard a story about a man named George who had been shipwrecked on an unchartered island for almost 20 years.  It was kind of a ... Read More »

Pentecost Sunday, June 9, 2019 (Season C)

Posted by Gail Johnson on 6/26/19

Peace be with you on this, our celebration of one of the greatest Feast Days of the Church, Pentecost Sunday.  In fact, there are some theologians who believe Pentecost is THE greatest feast day because it actually can be considered the Birthday of the Church.

          OK, so let ... Read More »