Homily Archive


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17
Mar 2019
Second Sunday of Lent - Renew

In his homily, Father Tom talked about how, as the Church, we are Jesus’ body on earth. While we won’t have a transfiguration like Jesus did, we are still called to be transformed. This transformation is trading our lives for the kind of life Jesus wants for us. As you go about your week, think of how Jesus is calling you to be the change He wants to see in our world. If you need help, it’s always a good idea to ask saints like St. Patrick to pray for you! You......

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10
Mar 2019
First Sunday of Lent - Resist

In his homily, Fr. Tom talked about how Jesus resisted the temptation to put Himself and His desires before the desires of God, the Father. Like Jesus, we are called to to resist the temptation to be self-centered. Do I want what God wants? As you go about your week, take some time in silence to reflect on what God wants of you and pray to God for His desires to become your desires. You can read Fr. Tom’s homily here 1st Sunday of Lent 2019...

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02
Mar 2019
Homily for March 3

In his homily, Fr. Paul reminded us that if we want to bear good fruit for the Lord, we need to realize the effects our words and actions have on others. That means we need to watch our “watch.” Five key words can be arranged to spell w,a,t,c,h… words, actions, thoughts, character, and habits. W – Watch your Words A – Watch your Actions T – Watch your Thoughts C – Watch your Character H – Watch your Habits You can read Fr. Paul’s homily here 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019...

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Weekend Previews

This Weekend at SJTW
February 16, 2019

The Weekend of February 16-17

This Weekend at SJTW Father Paul joins us for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Jeremiah 17:5-8 In the First Reading, Jeremiah tells us that if we only care about...


February 10 Hospitality Sunday
February 09, 2019

The Weekend of February 9-10

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us as we celebrate the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Isaiah 6:1-2a, 3-8 In the First Reading, Isaiah tells us of when he...


This Weekend at SJTW
February 02, 2019

The Weekend of February 2-3

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us this weekend for the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Jeremiah 1:4-5, 17-19 In the First Reading, God tells Jeremiah that He knew...


This Weekend at SJTW
January 26, 2019

The Weekend of January 26-27

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Nehemiah 8:2-4a, 5-6, 8-10 In the First Reading, Ezra the priest reads the law of...


This Weekend at SJTW
January 19, 2019

The Weekend of January 19-20

This Weekend at SJTW Father Paul joins us as we celebrate the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Readings First Reading Isaiah 62:1-5 In the First Reading, Isaiah tells us he won’t be silent...


Mass Times at SJTW
January 12, 2019

The Weekend of January 12-13

This Weekend at SJTW Father Tom joins us this weekend as we celebrate the Baptism of the Lord. In the Readings First Reading Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 In the First Reading, God brings comfort to His...


Mass Times at SJTW
January 05, 2019

The Weekend of January 5-6

Father Paul joins us as we celebrate the Epiphany of the Lord. In the Readings First Reading Isaiah 60:1-3 In the First Reading, Isaiah tells Jerusalem to rise because the light has come. The glory...