Homilies

Homily – January 16, 2022

It was C.S. Lewis who popularized the phrase: Jesus is either liar, lunatic or Lord. Meaning that either He knew He wasn’t God and deceived people – on purpose; He either thought He was God but wasn’t – deceiving Himself; or He is in fact God Incarnate. And the...

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Homily – January 9, 2022

VOCATIONS WEEKENDSt. John the Evangelist ParishAgawam, MA When he arrived in Milan in 384, a young St. Augustine had grown dissatisfied with the gnostic world view he had embraced for some time. He began to look beyond the materialistic world in search of things...

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Homily – December 26, 2021

The father lost his job, and they moved to the city to find work. They couldn't afford to buy their own house, so they lived in the basement of someone else's house, paying a large rent for the tiny space. It was not the most comfortable situation – mom, dad, and five...

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Homily – December 25, 2021

I have always been a big fan of the Peanuts cartoon. In fact, Charlie Brown Christmas is one of my favorite holiday movies. Recently I came across something I never knew about the movie … When CBS approached Charles Schultz to do a Christmas special featuring the...

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Homily – December 19, 2021

Vocations HomilyBlessed Sacrament, Greenfield I don’t know about you, but I love thunderstorms… When I was a kid, my grandfather and I would sit on his big front porch and watch the storm … the flashes of lightning and peels of thunder were just strangely magnificent....

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Homily – December 12, 2021

Vocations HomilySt. Anne Parish, Chicopee St Peter’s Basilica in Rome is probably the most famous church in the world. Inside it’s 614 feet long. The ceiling of the main nave is 145 feet high, and the inside of the dome itself soars to 385 feet, built over the tomb of...

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