Fr. John Weckend's homilies for St. Cecilia parish.
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Audio recorded through sound system starting
Nov. 1, 2009.


Sunday, June 27 - Body & Blood of Christ
Listen - Gospel John 6: 51-59 (2.5 KB; 1 min, 45 sec)
Listen - Homily (15.7 KB; 11 min, 2 sec) "Last Sunday, on the solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, I expressed how overwhelming it is for the homilist to venture into the vastness of such a mystery..."

Sunday, June 19 - Trinity Sunday
Listen - Gospel John 3: 16-18 (0.7 KB; 31 sec)
Listen - Homily (14.3 KB; 10 min, 9 sec) "Each year the Solemnity of the most Holy Trinity--Trinity Sunday--presents a rather impossible task for those entrusted with the homily..."

Sunday, June 12 - Pentecost
Listen - Gospel John 20: 19-23 (1.8 KB; 1 min, 17 sec)
Listen - Homily (14.4 KB; 10 min, 12 sec) "Today, all of us present here have responded to a birthday invitation. And birthdays of course are always celebrated with food and drink..."

Sunday, June 5 - 7th Sunday of Easter - Ascension of the Lord
Listen - Gospel Matthew 28: 16-20 (1.4 KB; 59 sec)
Listen - Homily (13.1 KB; 9 min, 21 sec) "The human experience of saying 'goodbye', of letting go of someone close to us, is something that I guess most of us have gone through at one time or another..."

Sunday, May 29 - 6th Sunday of Easter (Confirmation)
Listen - Gospel John 14: 15-21 (2.0 KB; 1 min 27 sec)
Listen - Homily (16.9 KB; 12 min 2 sec) "Today as we celebrate the sacrament of Confirmation, bestowing of the Spirit, we see it as a completion in a sense, of the sacrament of Christian initiation celebrated in baptism..."

Fr. Weckend Homily Archives
March -- April 2011
Jan -- February 2011
Nov -- December 2010

Sept -- October 2010
July -- August 2010
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