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Weekly homilies from Father Jim Hogan

Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Christmas, December 25, 2016

•Isaiah 7: 10-14 + Romans 1: 1-7 + Luke 2: 8-12 or 15-20• Weekly Scripture Readings: You will need to manually look up the readings Merry Christmas! This year Christmas is surrounded by transition and turmoil. The lyrics of the refrain … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2016

•Isaiah 7: 10-14 + Romans 1: 1-7 + Matthew 1: 18-24• Weekly Scripture Readings: Fourth Sunday of Advent In this time of political transition and turmoil, the lyrics of Leonard Cohen’s song: “Anthem,” have helped me be focused in my Advent … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Third Sunday of Advent, December 11, 2016

I have been remiss in getting these posted.  It is just a matter of forgetfulness and a busy time of the year…. reyanna •Isaiah 35: 1-6, 10 + James 5: 7-10 + Matthew 11: 2-11• Weekly Scripture Readings: Third Sunday of … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Second Sunday of Advent, December 4, 2016

•Isaiah 11: 1-10 + Romans 5: 4-9 + Matthew 3: 1-12• Weekly Scripture Readings: Second Sunday of Advent Ring the bells that sdtill can ring.                               … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, First Sunday of Advent, November 27, 2016

•Isaiah 2: 1-5 + Romans 13: 11-14 + Matthew 24:36 – 44• Weekly Scripture Readings:First Sunday in Advent In early October many years ago, I drove through the Polebridge valley on the west side of Glacier Park. It was magnificent. The … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Feast of Christ the King, November 20, 2016

Sorry for being late again, folks.  Old brain cells!…reyanna •2 Samuel 5:1-3 • Colossians 1:12-20 • Luke 23:35-43• Weekly Scripture Readings:34th Sunday in Ordinary Time Many global problems and issues face our world today. Most of us know, at least … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 13, 2016

•Malachi 3:19-20a • 2 Thessalonians 3:7-12 • Luke 21:5-19• Weekly Scripture Readings: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Apocalyptic literature conveys ideas or images about the end of the world and implies the obliteration of the cosmos.  I am disappointed with the results … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 6, 2016

•2 Maccabees 7: 1-2, 9-14 • 2 Thessalonians 2:16 – 3:5 • Luke 20: 27-38• What do you think happens to an individual when s/he dies?  How many of you believe in the concept or theory of “the immortality of the … Continue reading

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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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