Browsing the May 2017 archive of Homilies

Seventh Sunday of Easter

Posted by Vici Armsby on 5/31/17

THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER  2017

Listen again to Jesus’ words,

Father, the hour has come.  Give glory to your Son,

so that your Son may glorify you….I have glorified you on earth

by accomplishing the work you gave me to do. 

Now glorify me, Father, with you, with the ... Read More »

Ascension Thursday

Posted by Vici Armsby on 5/30/17

THE ASCENSION ~ 2017

The Ascension of Jesus is contained in all the creeds we profess because it proclaims some powerful truths. First, the Ascension is about Jesus returning into the Father’s glory and what that means for the human race. Jesus’ Ascension reminds us that now He cannot ... Read More »

Sixth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Vici Armsby on 5/24/17

SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER ~ 2017

At the time of a funeral I try to remind loved ones hat we are people of faith and hope. Hope along with faith and charity are the 3 theological virtues they inspire and animate us to live the Christian life. Hope builds ... Read More »

5th Sunday of Easter

Posted by Vici Armsby on 5/24/17

FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER ~ 2017

Speaking of way, a priest was visiting in an unfamiliar town and wanted to speaking of the find the post office. He asked a young boy on a bike where the post office was. The boy gave him directions. The priest thanked him ... Read More »

3rd Sunday of Easter

Posted by Vici Armsby on 5/24/17

THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER ~ 2017

The disciples are on a journey from Jerusalem to Emmaus Jesus catches up with them and enters the conversation. Wouldn’t you love to have been part of that walk? “Journey” aptly describes our situation life is a movement as the disciples move from ... Read More »

2nd Sunday of Easter

Posted by Vici Armsby on 5/24/17

SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER ~ 2017

Easter brings us several appearances of the risen Christ to help us reflect on our own faith in the risen Lord. When Jesus appears to the disciples in the upper room he imparts the blessing of peace and to this day that is ... Read More »

Easter Sunday 2017

Posted by Vici Armsby on 5/24/17

EASTER 2017

 

Sometimes in the Gospel there is a single detail that tells the whole story. A detail in this Gospel reading that goes to the very heart of Easter they came to the tomb and the stone was rolled away. The stone was rolled away! The Resurrection ... Read More »