Browsing the October 2018 archive of Homilies

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Vici Armsby on 10/30/18

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon Brian Lewis

Poor, blind Bartimaeus encounters Jesus on the road leaving Jericho in today's gospel. The whole story takes only a few minutes but it shows us essential elements of discipleship; to see with the eyes of faith and to follow Jesus. ... Read More »

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Vici Armsby on 10/25/18

 29th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME  - Fr. Randall P. Patterson

I can only imagine - just how - indignant the other ten disciples were when James and John asked Jesus their question – “Grant that in your glory we may sit one at your right and the other at ... Read More »

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Vici Armsby on 10/15/18

28th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME  - Fr. Randall P. Patterson

Jesus challenges all of us in today’s gospel. A man comes running up to him with a question. The gospel doesn’t say where or when this happened - it doesn’t even give us the man’s name - it could ... Read More »

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Vici Armsby on 10/09/18

27th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - Fr. Randall P. Patterson

The Scriptures today remind us that marriage is permanent and indissoluble – inspiring for some – painful for others. One of my favorite statements about marriage is: the shortest sentence in the English language is “I am, the longest ... Read More »

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Vici Armsby on 10/05/18

19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME - Fr. Randall P. Patterson

We are still reading from Chapter 6 of St. John’s gospel – the great teaching on the Eucharist – the heart of our Catholic faith. Recall that this teaching happened because of the miracle of the loaves and the ... Read More »