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Weekly homilies from Father Jim Hogan

Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 4th Sunday of Lent, March 26, 2017

•1 Samuel 16: 1-13 * Ephesians 5: 18-14 * John 9: 1-38• Weekly Scripture Readings: 4th Sunday of Lent In preparing this homily I sought assistance from several dictionaries and other sources. I discovered there is no one accepted definition of … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 3rd Sunday of Lent, March 19, 2017

•Exodus 17: 3-7 8 Romans 5: 1-2, 5-8 * John 4: 5-15; 19-26; 39 -42• Weekly Scripture Readings: 3rd Sunday of Lent “Make America Great Again.” That slogan worked so well as a campaign theme. It was a subtle and veiled appeal … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 2nd Sunday of Lent, March 12, 2017

•Genesis 12: 1-4 * 2 Timothy 1: 8-10 * Matthew 17: 1-9• Weekly Scripture Readings: 2nd Sunday in Lent I have stood many times on top of Mount Tabor in Galilee, just as I have stood many times on top of … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 1sr Sunday of Lent, March 5, 2017

•Genesis: 2:7 -9; 3: 1-7 * Romans 5: 12, 17-19 *Matthew 4: 1-11 • Weekly Scripture Readings: 1st Sunday of Lent In our nation’s political world, this is a year, not only of utter surprise, but of growing chaos and confusion. There is … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 26, 2017

•Isaiah 49: 14-15 * I Corinthians 4: 1-5 * Matthew 6: 24-34• Weekly Scripture Readings: Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time Since my ordination I have always devoted a considerable amount of time to homily preparation.  Today in senior status, I continue … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 19, 2017

Because of his schedule, Fr Jim sent this to me early and then I post it late.  How does that work?  Best laid plans, I guess…..reyanna\ •Leviticus 19: 1-18 * I Corinthians 3: 16-23 * Matthew 5: 38-48• Weekly Scripture … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 12, 2017

•Sirach 15: 15-20  I Corinthians 2: 6-10  Matthew 5: 17 -37• Weekly Scripture Readings: 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time I do not feel the need to focus our attention on the one who is the current Bishop of Rome.  I … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 5, 2017

•Isaiah 58: 7-10 * I Corinthians 2: 1-5 * Matthew 5: 13-16• Weekly Scripture Readings: 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time In September I invited three friends to join me for a hike up to a mountain lake in the Fish Creek drainage. … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time, January 29, 2017

So, Fr Jim returned from his trip and is back writing his weekly homilies but then my email was not working so I could not receive them on my laptop to post here.  I got the email working today so … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Solemnity of Mary, January 1, 2017

•Numbers 6: 22-27 * Galatians 4: 4-7 * Luke 2: 16-21• Weekly Scripture Readings: Solemnity of Mary January 1 has a carnival-like atmosphere to it. Consider the variety of activities that occupy people as the New Year begins: fireworks, crazy hats, … Continue reading

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