Monthly Archives: November 2016

Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 30, 2016

Wisdom 11:22—12:2 • 2 Thessalonians 1:11—2:2 • Luke 19:1-10• Weekly Scripture Readings: 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time  In nine days we will elect a new President.  The issues facing our nation are many and extremely complex.  As Catholics committed to our … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 23, 2016

•Sirach 35:12-14, 16-18 • 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18 • Luke 18:9-14• Weekly Scripture: 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time “Did you know God collects all the lost balloons that float into the sky,             and if you have a big ladder … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 16, 2016

•Exodus 17: 8-13 + 2 Timothy 3: 14- 4:2 + Luke 18: 1-8• Weekly Scripture Readings:  29th Sunday in Ordinary Time I began preparing for this homily in late August.  During that week several disasters occurred, almost simultaneously.  First there … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 9, 2016

•2 Kings 5:14-17 •  2 Timothy 2:8-13  •  Luke 17:11-19• Weekly Scripture Readings: 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time  Illness or disease is both a biological and a sociological condition. The blind, deaf, paralyzed or infected are unable to live as … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 2, 2016

I had hoped to get all of Fr. Jim’s homilies posted to you today but there is a “monkey wrench” thrown into the works:  I will not be able to get them all in the correct date order.  Notice that … Continue reading

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Interview with Pope Francis

I would like to draw your attention to a very interesting interview done by a Jesuit from Sweden in lieu of Pope Francis’ visit last week to Lund for an ecumenical celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.  This … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 18, 2016

This is the first of several of Fr. Jim’s homilies that I will be posting today.  I have to apologize to all you readers who I have let done because I have not been posting.  As you know I had … Continue reading

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