Fr. John Weckend's homilies for St. Cecilia parish.
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Nov. 1, 2009. Year B in readings cycle 2011-12.


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April

Saturday, April 14 - 2nd Sunday of Easter
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (2 min, 35 sec.; 3.6 KB)
Listen - Homily (8 min.; 12.7 KB) "When we hear the story of Thomas the apostle, and his difficulty in believing in the resurrection, based solely on the verbal testimony of the ...."

March

Sunday, March 25 - 5th Sunday of Lent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (6 min, 32 sec.; 9.2 KB)
Listen - Homily (8 min. 33 sec; 12.0 KB) "I think today's Gospel reading brings forth that most difficult of all questions..."

Sunday, March 18 - 4th Sunday of Lent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (6 min, 25 sec.; 9.0 KB)
Listen - Homily (9 min. 45 sec; 10.6 KB) "When I observed many of you coming into church today, I realized that many of you have a specific physical handicap..."

Sunday, March 11 - 3rd Sunday of Lent
Listen - Gospel (3 min, 52sec.; 5.4 KB)
Listen - Homily (7 min. 37 sec; 10.7 KB) "Over the next three Sundays, as I mentioned at the beginning of Mass, we reserve the right to choose the readings from the A Cycle of readings for Lent, rather than the Year B, our current year..."

Sunday, March 4 - 2nd Sunday of Lent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1 min, 37 sec.; 2.3 KB)
Listen - Homily (11 min. 24 sec; 16.0 KB) "Perhaps some of us here have had an experience that was so weird and out of the ordinary that..."

February

Sunday, February 26 - 1st Sunday of Lent
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel (1 min.; 1.4 KB)
Listen - Homily (9 min. 45 sec; 13.7 KB) "The Jesuit priest and professor of philosophy of St. Luke's University, John Cavanagh, wrote a few years ago that the Lenten season is an invitation to enter the water and walk in the desert..."

Wednesday, February 22 - Ash Wednesday
Gospel - Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-18
Audio not available

Sunday, February 19 - 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel Mark 2: 1-12 (2 min. 20 sec; 3.3 KB)
Listen - Homily (11 min. 44 sec; 16.5 KB) "So this duck walks into a feed store and asks 'Got any duck feed?' ..."

Sunday, February 12 - 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel Mark 1: 40-45 (1 min. 27 sec; 2 KB)
Listen - Homily (8 min. 16 sec; 11.6 KB) "During my January break, vacation down in Palm Springs California, some friends and I attended one of the rounds of the PGA golf tournament..."

Sunday, February 5 - 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. John Weckend
Listen - Gospel Mark 1: 29-39 (1 min. 43 sec; 2.4 KB)
Listen - Homily (7 min. 30 sec; 10.6 KB) "For the past year or so in our Diocese and also in our parish, we have been focusing on the meaning of our call to be good stewards of God's ..."

January
28/29 - Deacon Raymond Chan was guest homilist and promoter of Chalice child sponsorships.
Fr. John was away Jan 4-27. Fr.Tonny Dizy celebrated weekend Masses Jan. 7/8, 14/15 & 21/22


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