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Weekly homilies from Father Jim Hogan

Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for August 11, 2013

• Wisdom 18:6-9 • Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19 • Luke 12:32-48 • 19 Ordinary C ‘13 • Scripture Readings: Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Print PDF: Weekly Homily 08.11.2013 Two weeks ago I was in Portland, Oregon.  A group of frustrated, discouraged and now alienated Catholic … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for August 4, 2013

• Ecclesiastes 1:2; 2:21-23 • Colossians 3:1-5, 9-11 • Luke 12:13-21 • 18 Ordinary C ‘13 •  Scripture Readings: Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  Print PDF: Weekly Homily 08.04.2013 I have a nice little Swiss cowbell attached to the handle-bars of my bicycle.  It alerts pedestrians … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for July 28, 2013

 • Genesis 18:20-32 • Colossians 2:12-14 • Luke 11:1-13 • 17 Ordinary C ‘13 •  Scripture Readings: Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Print PDF: Weekly Homily 07.28.2013 Several weeks ago I participated in the Second Assembly of the Association of United States Catholic Priests.  Before … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for July 21, 2013

 • Genesis 18:1-10a • Colossians 1:24-28 • Luke 10:38-42 • 16 Ordinary C ‘13 •  Scripture Readings: Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Print PDF: Weekly Homily 07.21.2013 Nearly thirty years ago some folks began dreaming of an International Choral Festival here in Missoula.  The 2013 version … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for July 14, 2013

• Deuteronomy 30:10-14 • Colossians 1:15-20 • Luke 10:25-37 • 15 Ordinary C ‘13 • Scripture Readings: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  Print PDF: Weekly Homily 07.14.2013 T. S. Elliot was a publisher, playwright, and literary critic, born in the United States. Later upon entering the … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for July 7, 2013

• Isaiah 66: 10-14 •  Galatians 6: 14-18 •  Luke 10: 1-12, 17-20 •  14 Ordinary C ‘13 •  Scripture Readings:  Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  Print PDF: Weekly Homily 07.07.2013 I presume you are aware of the growing shortage of ordained members of our Catholic household … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for June 30, 2013

• 1 Kings 19:16b, 19-21 • Galatians 5:1, 13-18 • Luke 9:51-62 • 13 Ordinary C ‘13 • Print PDF: Weekly Homily 06.30.2013 Scripture Readings: Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time As a young person my image of what God is like was significantly different than … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for June 23, 2013

• Zechariah 12:10-11; 13:1 • Galatians 3:26-2 • Luke 9:18-24 • 12 Ordinary C ‘13 • Print PDF: Weekly Homily 06.23.2013 Scripture Readings: Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time Many years ago, an article in a London newspaper asked “What’s Wrong with the World?” Suggestions flooded … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for June 16, 2013

• 2 Samuel 12:7-10, 13 • Galatians 2:16, 19-21 • Luke 7:36—8:3 • 11 Ordinary C ‘13 • Print PDF: Weekly Homily 06.16.2013 Scripture Readings: Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time A dear friend sent me a bouquet of six sunflowers for my birthday. As often … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Father Jim Hogan for June 9, 2013

• 1 Kings 17:17-24 • Galatians 1:11-19 • Luke 7:11-17 • 10 Ordinary C ‘13 •  Print PDF: Weekly Homily 06.09.2013 Scripture Readings:  Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time The gospel text today reminds us that children die.  We are fortunate that in recent decades … Continue reading

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