Homily Archive


Recent Homilies

17
Feb 2019
In whom do I place my trust?

In his homily, Father Paul reminded us that true happiness comes from putting our trust in God. If I can’t depend on worldly things for eternal happiness, in what can I place my trust? What do I worship or place ultimate value on in life? Where do I invest my time, talent, treasure, emotion and energy? I whom do I place my trust? As you go about your week consider the areas of your life that you need to trust God more. Actively take to Him whatever is a concern to you......

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20
Jan 2019
Homily for January 20

In his homily, Fr. Paul told us about the seven lessons we can learn from the Wedding Feast at Cana: The Invited Guests Do I invite Jesus, Mary and Jesus’ disciples (the Church) into my life and my faith journey? Jesus is gentle. He won’t come into my life unless I invite Him in. Sensitivity to the Needs of Others Am I sensitive to the needs of others like Mary is? She noticed they had run out of wine and did all that she could to help the couple, including asking Jesus.......

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06
Jan 2019
Homily for January 6

In his homily, Fr. Paul talked about how, like the wise men, we each go on our own journey of faith to encounter Jesus, our king. That journey takes Decisiveness, Determination and Discovery. Do I have the Decisiveness to leave the comfort of my current life to seek Jesus? Do I have the Determination to pursue my goals and endure through hardship so that I do not give up? And am I prepared for my life to be forever changed by my Discovery of Jesus and the promise of eternal life? You......

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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...


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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...


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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...