Fr. John Weckend's homilies for St. Cecilia parish.
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Nov. 1, 2009.


2010 Archives - January & February
Sunday, February 28 - 2nd Sunday of Lent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.9 KB) Matthew 17: 1-9 (Cycle A)
Listen - Homily (6.4 KB) "We began the season of Lent a week and a half ago. It was with the idea that this would be more than just a season to practice some sacrifice or a ..."

Sunday, February 21 - 1st Sunday of Lent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1.0 KB) Matthew 4: 1-11 (Cycle A)
Listen - Homily (5.3 KB) "Those of you who attended Mass here this past Wednesday, on Ash Wednesday, will recall that I put forward an invitation for all of us to participate in something that I call a 12 Step Lent ..."

Wednesday, February 17 - Ash Wednesday
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1.1 KB) Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-18
Listen - Homily (5.5 KB) "If we have been raised as Catholics and we have been more or less faithful churchgoers most of our lives, we sometimes find that there's always more things to ..."

Sunday, February 14 - 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.8 KB) Luke 5: 1-11
Listen - Homily
(4.0 KB) "If you have never heard or read Jesus' teachings that have been compacted together in what we call The Beatitudes, and if you have never seriously doubted ..."

Sunday, February 7 - 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1.1 KB) Luke 5: 1-11
Listen - Homily (5.4 KB) "When my godson was a small boy, I bought him a book one time for his birthday and it was an illustrated book entitled 'Where's Waldo'. Maybe some of you ..."

Sunday, January 31 - 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend - audio not available

Sunday, January 24 - 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Frank Obrigewitsch (Fr. John on vacation)
Listen - Gospel (1.2 KB) Luke 1.1-4; 4.14-21
Listen - Homily (3.6 KB) "It's grand that you all managed to get through the snow and the blowing stuff and get here, because what we do here is such an important thing, and it has its roots generations and generations and generations ago..."

Sunday, January 17 - 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Joe Firkola (Fr. John on vacation)
Listen - Gospel (1.1 KB) John 2:1-12
Listen - Homily (2.8 KB) "I think it's very important for you and me, all of us, to realize that to God, who is our Father ..."

Sunday, January 10 - Baptism of the Lord
Fr. Joe Firkola (Fr. John on vacation)
Listen - Gospel (0.6 KB) Luke 3:15-16, 21-22
Listen - Homily (3.5 KB) "This parish is blesed with a wonderful music ministry and I must say that after being in the priesthood almost 54 years, the first time I see drums played..."

Sunday, January 3 - Epiphany
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1.2 KB) Matthew 2:1-12
Listen - Homily (3.9 KB) "All during the Advent, Christmas and Ephiphany season, the Scriptures kind of tell us a two-fold ..."

Friday, January 1 - Mary Mother of God
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.6 KB) Luke 2:16-21
Listen - Homily (3.2 KB) "In Luke's gospel today, tells us that Mary's reaction to all of the wondrous events that surrounded..."


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