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Weekly homilies from Father Jim Hogan

Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for December 30, 2012

 • 1 Samuel 1:20-22, 24-28 • 1 John 3:1-2, 21-24 • Luke 2:41-52 • Holy Family C ‘13 • PDF: Weekly Homily 12.30.12 Today the population of Nazareth is about 250,000 people. Jesus would not recognize the place! When he grew up there, it was … Continue reading

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Christmas Homily from Father Jim Hogan for December 25, 2012

• Isaiah 9: 2 •  Titus 3: 4-8;, 6-7 • John 1: 1-8  [1: 1-4; ] • Christmas C ‘13 •  Print PDF: Christmas Homily 12.25. 2012 I have known grief in my life.  I remember standing by my father’s coffin and sobbing from the bottom of … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for December 23, 2012

• Micah 5:1-4a • Hebrews 10:5-10 • Luke 1:39-45 • 4 Advent C ‘13  • Printable PDF: Weekly Homily 12.23.12 The next two days will place a lot of expectations on you. Exchange your gifts. Laugh together. Enjoy your family. Prepare and share a … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for December 16, 2012

•Zephaniah 3:14-18a • Philippians 4:4-7 • Luke 3:10-18 • Advent C ‘13• According to the written gospels the role of John the Baptist was to prepare human hearts to welcome Jesus of Nazareth and his message.   So in our Advent liturgy … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for December 9, 2012

• Baruch 5:1-9 • Philippians 1:4-6, 8-11 • Luke 3:1-6 • 2 Advent C ‘13 • Today we begin the Second week of Advent. Look! Listen! Already you can see and hear Christmas – “Cultural Christmas” with the shopping, the music, the cards … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for December 2, 2012

• Jeremiah 33:14-16 • 1 Thessalonians 3:12—4:2 • Luke 21:25-28, 34-36 • 1 Advent C ‘13 • The darkness and quiet of December invite us into Advent. Look! Listen! You will begin to see and hear Christmas – “Cultural Christmas” with the shopping, … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for November 25, 2012

• Daniel 7:13-14 • Revelation 1:5-8 • John 18:33b-37 •  34 Ordinary (CTK) B 12 • The trivialities of daily life consume our attention and energy.  Most of us tend to think of “my own life” as the center of the cosmos. I am … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for November 18, 2012

 • Daniel 12:1-3 • Hebrews 10:11-14, 18 • Mark 13:24-3 • 33 Ordinary B ‘12 • “Christ has died, Christ is risen, CHRIST WILL COME AGAIN!”  It seems the early Christians were obsessed with the idea that “the Son of Man” – Jesus, … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for November 11, 2012

  • 1 Kings 17: 10-16 • Hebrews 9: 24-28 • Mark 12: 38-44 • 32 Ordinary B 12 •  Hoarding is a sickness that apparently has become so pervasive in our society there now is a reality show on TV devoted to the … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan For November 4, 2012

Deuteronomy 6:2-6 • Hebrews 7:23-28 • Mark 12:28b-34   –  31 Ordinary B ‘12 “Hear O Israel!” ** Today this invitation is spoken to us by Moses and Jesus. Listen!  “Listening” is a discipline, an art. What is the most … Continue reading

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