Archive of homilies from January 2nd, 2012, through December 30th, 2012.
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|Homiles may be based on the Lectionaries of three different Liturgical Traditions, identified by the following legend:
[OF] = The Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite.
|12:07 PM 12/30/2012 [RR] The Sunday after the Nativity. The Memory of the Holy & Just Joseph, Husband of the Theotokos; of David, Prophet & King; and, of the Holy Apostle James, Brother of the Lord. Fasten Your Seatbelts. It's Going to Be a Wild Ride.|
|1:47 PM 12/25/2012 [RR] The Nativity of Our Lord, God & Savior, Jesus Christ. The Blood of the Martyrs is the Seed of New Christians.||2:13 PM 12/23/2012 [RR] The Sunday of the Ancestors from Abraham to the Christ, also called the Sunday of the Genealogy. God Plants Himself Firmly in the Muck and Mud of Man.||1:53 PM 12/16/2012 [RR] The Sunday of the Forefathers of Our Lord, also known as the Sunday of the Patriarchs. It is in the Response to Tragedy that the Characters of the Grace-filled and the Godless are Distinguished.||1:08 AM 12/10/2012 [RR] The Twenty-Eighth Sunday after Pentecost. Humility a Function of Maturity.|
|12:31 PM 12/2/2012 [RR] The Twenty-Seventh Sunday after Pentecost. Some Spiritual Relfections on the Election of 2012 and the Moral Decline of the Republic.||3:10 PM 11/30/2012 [RR] The Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost. How well we worship is reflected by how well we live.||2:38 PM 11/30/2012 [RR] The Twenty-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. It's not important how we picture God, but how God pictures us.||1:30 PM 11/11/2012 [RR] The Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost. For the Christian, "being yourself" isn't all it's cracked up to be.|
|2:09 PM 11/7/2012 [RR] The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost. Thou hast made us for Thyself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they rest in Thee.||1:45 PM 11/7/2012 [RR] The Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost. The story of a priest martyred by the government for not being a team player.||1:52 PM 10/23/2012 [RR] The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost. “The last temptation is the greatest treason: to do the right thing for the wrong reason.”||1:22 PM 10/18/2012 [RR] The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost. Are Americans intellecutally incapable of following the Gospel?|
|12:41 PM 10/7/2012 [RR] The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost. My grace is sufficient for you, for my strength is made perfect in your weakness.||3:13 PM 9/30/2012 [RR] The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost. The Gospel is not reducible to “The Power of Positive Thinking”; and, our mission is to save souls, not make a better world.||3:42 PM 9/23/2012 [RR] The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost. God loveth the cheerful giver.||12:31 PM 9/16/2012 [RR] The Sunday after the Exaltation of the Cross. Which is more important: saving the world or saving your soul?|
|1:48 PM 9/9/2012 [RR] The Sunday before the Exaltation of the Cross. How many of us are really Methodists without realizing it?||3:34 PM 9/5/2012 [RR] The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost. There's no shame in being poor, only poorly dressed.||2:46 PM 8/30/2012 [RR] The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost. Life is not a gift; it's a loan.||3:57 PM 8/22/2012 [RR] The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost. Real growth occurs when reality catches up with our emotions.|
|12:04 PM 8/12/2012 [RR] The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost. "Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us."||12:02 PM 8/5/2012 [RR] The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost. Be not afraid.||11:39 AM 7/29/2012 [RR] The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost. Elementary, my dear Watson.||10:53 AM 7/25/2012 [RR] The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost & the Holy Myrrh-Bearer and Equal to the Apostles Mary Magdaline. Listening to the still, small voice.|
|11:45 AM 7/15/2012 [RR] The Seventh Sunday after Pentecost & the Sunday of the Fathers of the First Six Ecumenical Councils. Jesus Christ: yesterday, today, and the same forever!||12:00 PM 7/8/2012 [RR] The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost. God is not a vending machine.||12:58 PM 7/1/2012 [RR] The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. The buffet is closed.||12:24 PM 6/24/2012 [RR] The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost & the Nativity of the Holy Prophet & Forerunner John the Baptist. Fortnight for Freedom: our Constitution guarantees freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.|
|11:28 PM 6/20/2012 [RR] The Third Sunday after Pentecost. What a difference a word can make!||9:46 PM 6/11/2012 [RR] The Second Sunday after Pentecost. If you want to be happy, be faithful.||3:10 PM 5/30/2012 [RR] Pentecost Sunday. There is no more cruel a slave master than ourselves.||3:14 PM 5/25/2012 [RR] The Sunday of the Fathers at the First Nicean Council. There are no new heresies; only old ones with
|11:08 AM 5/16/2012 [RR] The Sixth Paschal Sunday, known as The Sunday of the Man Born Blind. In the land of the sighted, the blind man in king.||4:34 PM 5/6/2012 [RR] The Fifth Paschal Sunday, known as The Sunday of the Samaritan Woman. Extra ecclesia nulla salus, as the Latins say.||6:16 PM 4/29/2012 [RR] The Fourth Paschal Sunday, known as The Sunday of the Paralytic Man. God has infinite patience with us. How much are we willing to have with him?||2:19 PM 4/24/2012 [RR] The Third Paschal Sunday, known as The Sunday of the Ointment-Bearing Women. Time to reconnect with our roots.|
|12:11 PM 4/16/2012 [RR] The Second Paschal Sunday, known as Thomas Sunday. Thomas invalidates every "Christian" who wants Christ without His cross.||1:19 PM 4/9/2012 [RR] Pascha, or The Resurrection of Our Lord, God & Savior, Jesus Christ. Too many Christians are hanging out a sign saying "Gone Fishing."||10:24 AM 4/7/2012 [RR] Holy & Great Friday. The death of our Lord proves that there is nothing new under the sun.||12:04 PM 4/1/2012 [RR] Flowery Sunday. Sinning out of weakness vs. sinning because one thinks one knows better|
|10:43 AM 3/5/2012 [RR] The Second Sunday of the Great Fast, sometimes called The Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas, formally called The Sunday of St. Polycarp. The Great Fast: time to "man-up".||12:33 PM 2/26/2012 [RR] The First Sunday of the Great Fast, known as The Sunday of the Holy Prophets or The Sunday of Orthodoxy. Ask not "Who is Jesus to me?" but "Who am I to Jesus?"||4:16 PM 2/21/2012 [RR] The Fourth Sunday of the Triodion, known as The Sunday of Cheesefare. Original Sin: it's not just for kids anymore.||3:08 AM 2/13/2012 [RR] The Third Sunday of the Triodion, known as The Sunday of Meatfare or Judgement Sunday. Excuse me, but the Triodion would like your attention.|
|2:08 PM 2/5/2012 [RR] The Second Sunday of the Triodion, known as The Sunday of the Prodigal Son. The Parable of the Unfair Father; or, Salvation Is Not Payment for Services Rendered.||2:35 PM 1/29/2012 [RR] The First Sunday of the Triodion, known as The Sunday of the Publican & the Pharisee. Anyone who says he is not a sinner is a liar.||4:33 PM 1/22/2012 [RR] The Sunday Before the Triodion, known as The Sunday of Zacchaeus. Sometimes, it's the little things that matter most.||12:50 PM 1/15/2012 [RR] The Thirty-First Sunday after Pentecost. Christ is Passing By.|
|11:36 AM 1/8/2012 [RR] The Sunday After Theophany. Repent, for the Kingdom of God is at hand.||5:53 PM 1/2/2012 [RR] The Sunday Before Theophany; the Circumcision of our Lord, God & Savior, Jesus Christ; our Holy Father Basil the Great, Archbishop of Caesarea in Cappadocia. Prepare a way for the Lord; make straight his paths.|
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