Deacon Blog

March 2015

Mar 26

Tug of War over Faith and Fidelity

The Gospels, yesterday and today, illustrate the tug of war involved over faith and fidelity.  In both Gospels, we essentially hear the question, “How can this be?”  Father Bob highlighted this question yesterday as Mary posed it saying, “How can this possibly be that I am going to conceive a child without having...
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Mar 19

Embracing Righteousness

As I was contemplating writing this homily, I was sitting out on the deck of our 4th floor hotel room overlooking the pool – we were vacationing in Florida last week.  Looking down at the pool from that vantage point gave me an interesting perspective. One side of the pool was filled mostly with a mixed bag of young to middle aged...
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Mar 5

To Whom Are We Reliant

After reading through today's readings, my focus was drawn back to the first sentence of the First Reading. It said, "Cursed is the man who trusts in human beings, who seeks his strength in flesh, whose heart turns away from the Lord"  With that thought in mind, the question for us today is, "when push comes to shove, to whom...
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