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


Sunday, Aug 29 - 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1.0 KB) Luke 14: 1, 7-14
Listen - Homily (4.2 KB) "There is a story I ran across just recently about the former president of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, and apparently he was in the habit of..."

Saturday, Aug 21 - 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.8 KB) Luke 13: 22-30
Listen - Homily (4.7 KB) "One of my first thoughts on reading the Gospel today, about the first and last, and last shall be first, and how many will get in by the narrow door..."

Sunday, Aug 15 - Assumption of Mary
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1.1 KB) Luke 1: 39-56
Listen - Homily (3.5 KB) "This past week I had the privilege of attending the national convention of the Catholic Women's League in Ottawa..."

Sunday, Aug 8 - 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.8 KB) Luke 12: 32-48
Listen - Homily (4.6 KB) "'Faith is the assurance of things hoped for and the conviction of things not seen.' I think that's one the best descriptions of faith that I've ever come across, it's taken from today's second reading from the Letter to the Hebrews. However, there's another analogy that I also ..."

Sunday, Aug 1 - 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend - Audio not available

Sunday, July 25 - 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1.1 KB) Luke 11: 1-13
Listen - Homily (3.8 KB) "When a lot of us perhaps were young and we're taking our Catechism lessons, we learned that there were four different kinds of prayer..."

Sunday, July 18 - 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (0.5 KB) Luke 10: 38-42
Listen - Homily (5.2 KB) "Keeping in line with the theme of hospitality which is central in our readings for this weekend, yesterday after the football game at Taylor Field, ..."

Sunday, July 11 - 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1.2 KB) Luke 10: 25-37
Listen - Homily (4.1 KB) "There was a man who'd just finished pouring cement on a newly paved driveway at his house..."

Sunday, July 4 - 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1.2 KB) Luke 10: 1-12, 17-20
Listen - Homily (3.5 KB) "The theme of trust, as I said at the beginning of Mass, seems to be a common thread throughout the readings we have for this Sunday..."


Fr. Weckend Homily Archives
May -- June 2010
March -- April 2010
January -- February 2010
December 2009
October -- November 2009
August -- September 2009
June -- July 2009
April -- May 2009
February -- March 2009
December 2008 -- January 2009
October -- November 2008
August -- September 2008