Homily Archive


Recent Homilies

18
Nov 2018
Homily for November 18

In his homily, Father Paul asked us if our names will be written in the Book of Life. We don’t know when God will come, so we need to live each day as if the end will be right now. Are we ready to meet the Lord? Are there people we need to forgive? Do we need forgiveness of others? As you go about your week, think about how you can life your life as if each moment is your last. You can read Father Paul’s homily here: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time......

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01
Nov 2018
All Saints Mass Times at SJTW

What do We Celebrate Today? Today, we celebrate all the holy women and men identified as saints. We remember their examples of faith, prayer and love and reflect on how we can learn from them. The saints are not just those officially recognized by the Catholic Church. Saints are people who have lived their lives for God and carried out His Will faithfully and lovingly. They are now with God in heaven. Why is Today a Holy Day of Obligation? Today’s First Reading sums up the purpose of All Saints’ Day. Today......

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20
Oct 2018
Am I ready to follow Jesus on the path to the cross? Will I make sacrifices to serve others rather than asking to be served?

In his homily, Father Paul talked about being a good disciple. A good disciple doesn’t seek power or glory for themselves. Jesus doesn’t call His disciples into positions of power. Instead, He calls us to serve others and lead through service. Being a follower of Christ means we are willing to embrace all that comes with preaching the truth including suffering. Am I ready to follow Jesus on the path to the cross? Will I make sacrifices to serve others rather than asking to be served? You can read Father Paul’s homily......

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Weekend Previews

SJTW Mass Times
December 22, 2018

The Weekend of December 22-23

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us as we celebrate the Fourth Sunday of Advent. In the Readings First Reading Micah 5:1-4a In the First Reading, we hear that Jesus will be born in...


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December 15, 2018

The Weekend of December 15-16

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us as we celebrate the Third Sunday of Advent, also know as Gaudete, or “Rejoice,” Sunday. In the Readings First Reading Zephaniah 3:14-18a In the First Reading, we...


SJTW Mass Times
December 08, 2018

The Weekend of December 8-9

This Weekend at SJTW This weekend, Father Paul joins us as we celebrate the Second Sunday of Advent and the 50th anniversary of the dedication of our beautiful church building! In the Readings First Reading...


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December 01, 2018

The Weekend of December 1-2

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us to mark the beginning of a new Liturgical Year, the beginning of Advent and the beginning of our Advent series, “Make Room!” In the Readings First Reading...


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November 24, 2018

The Weekend of November 24-25

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us as we celebrate the feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe. In the Readings First Reading Daniel 7:13-14 In the First Reading, Daniel sees...


This Weekend at SJTW
November 17, 2018

The Weekend of November 17-18

This Weekend at SJTW Father Paul and Father Tom join us as we celebrate the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Daniel 12:1-3 In the First Reading, Daniel hears the Lord...


Mass Times Here at SJTW
November 10, 2018

The Weekend of November 10-11

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading 1 Kings 17:10-16 In the First Reading, Elijah asks a widow to bring him something...


Mass Times Here at SJTW
November 03, 2018

The Weekend of November 3-4

This Weekend at SJTW Father Paul joins us this weekend as we celebrate the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time and the Celebration of Remembrance. Deacon Travis will also join us and give the homily. In...