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Being Put on Hold

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Wisdom 1:13–15, 2:23–24 2 Corinthians 8:7, 13–15 Mark 5:21–43 No Fun When You’re Put on Hold By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas July 1, 2018 Reverend father’s brothers and sisters in Christ. I suppose we could … Continue reading

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Trust and Mercy

Divine Mercy Sunday: Acts 4:32–35 1 John 5:1–6 John 20:19–31 (April 8, 2018; this homily is from April 7, 2002) Divine Mercy Sunday, 2018 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas April 8, 2018 (originally April 7, 2002) 20 years ago we … Continue reading

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“Do Not be Afraid”

4th Sunday of Advent: 2 Samuel 7:1–5, 8b-12, 14a-16 Romans 16:25–27 Luke 1:26–38 (Advent?? This post is late.) 4th Sunday of Advent, 2017 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas December 24, 2017 Good! Now try to imagine yourself describing the scene … Continue reading

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Love, Hard and Dreadful

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017: Jeremiah 20:7–9 Romans 12:1–2 Matthew 16:21–27 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas September 3, 2017 One of the first books about Dorothy Day’s Catholic worker movement was entitled, “A … Continue reading

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