Homilies for Cycle A

(Fr. Phil Bloom, Pastor St. Mary of the Valley, Monroe, WA)

First Sunday of Advent: Resisting Happiness Week 1: Misery or Happiness?

Second Sunday of Advent: Resisting Happiness Week 2: Tourist or Pilgrim?

Immaculate Conception: Under Her Motherly Care

Third Advent: Resisting Happiness Week 3: Delayed Gratitude

Our Lady Of Guadalupe Our Lady of Guadalupe & the Virtue of Persistence

Fourth Advent: Resisting Happiness Week 4: Look for the Mess

Christmas: Long Walk Part of Gift

Holy Family Sunday: Overcoming Bitterness

Mary, Mother of God (New Year's Day): How to Bless Your Children

Epiphany of the Lord Meaning of Gifts of Magi

Baptism of the Lord: Entering The Big Story

Second Ordinary: The Big Story: A Hint About the Final Chapter

Third Ordinary: They Left their Boat and their Father

Fourth Ordinary: Hidden Wisdom Week 1- Beatitudes

Presentation of the Lord: God, Family and the Seahawks

Fifth Ordinary: Hidden Wisdom Week 2- Salt and Light

Sixth Ordinary: Hidden Wisdom Week 3- About Adultery, Murder & Perjury

Seventh Ordinary: Hidden Wisdom Week 4 - Be Perfect

Eighth Ordinary: Hidden Wisdom Week 5 - Do Not Worry

Ash Wednesday: Best Lent Ever: Even Now

First Sunday of Lent: Best Lent Ever: Prayer Changes Everything

Second Lent: Best Lent Ever Week 2: Create Life-Giving Habits

Third Lent: Best Lent Ever Week 3: A Good Listener

Fourth Lent: Best Lent Ever Week 4: Become a Continuous Learner

Fifth Lent: Best Lent Ever Week 5: If You Died Today

Passion (Palm) Sunday: Best Lent Ever Week 6: Thy Will Be Done

Holy Thursday: Testimony from Bishop-Elect Mueggenborg

Good Friday: Three Responses to Innocent Suffering

Easter Vigil: Born Again

Easter Sunday: Life in Christ Week 1: His Will is Our Peace

Second Sunday Easter: Life in Christ Week 2: Take the Plunge

Third Easter: Life in Christ Week 3: Walk with Jesus

Fifth Easter: Life in Christ Week 4: Gratitude

Fifth Easter: Life in Christ Week 5: Give Thanks to the Lord

Sixth Easter: Life in Christ Week 6: Ask

Ascension of the Lord: Life in Christ Week 7: Mission

Pentecost: Practical Sign of Hope

Trinity Sunday: Who Look Into the Depths

Corpus Christi Sunday: Like Someone Dying of Hunger

Ninth Ordinary Sunday: Knowing Jesus - and Being Known by Him

Tenth Ordinary: Like Spring Rain

Eleventh Ordinary: A Firm, But Compassionate Father

Father's Day Homily

Twelfth Ordinary The Ugly Truth

Birth of John the Baptist: God is Gracious

Thirteenth Ordinary: Welcome Same-Sex Partners?

Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul: Did Jesus Found the Church?

Fourteenth Ordinary: Life in the Spirit Week 1

Fifteenth Ordinary: Life in the Spirit Week 2

Sixteenth Ordinary: Life in the Spirit Week 3

Seventeenth Ordinary: Life in the Spirit Week 4

Eighteenth Ordinary: Life in the Spirit Week 5

Nineteenth Ordinary: Finding Your Place Week 1

Feast of Assumption: Patroness of the Unborn

Twentieth Ordinary: Finding Your Place Week 2

Twenty-First Ordinary: Finding Your Place Week 3

Twenty-Second Ordinary: Finding Your Place Week 4

Twenty-Third Ordinary: Finding Your Place Week 5

Exaltation of the Holy Cross: Finding Your Place Week 6

Twenty-Fourth Ordinary: How to Forgive (2011 homily)

Twenty-Fifth Ordinary: Finding Your Place Week 7 (Summing Up)

Twenty-Sixth Ordinary: Trust No Matter What Week 1

Twenty-Seventh Ordinary: Trust No Matter What Week 2

Twenty-Eighth Ordinary: Trust No Matter What Week 3

Twenty-Ninth Ordinary: Trust No Matter What Week 4

Thirtieth Sunday: Trust No Matter What Week 5

Thirty-First Sunday: Against All Forms of Idolatry

All Saints: Loneliness and Lasting Communion

All Souls: Solidarity Week 1

Funeral Homily for Major Robert D. Lindenau

Thirty-Second Sunday: The Rapture

Dedication of Lateran Basilica: Solidarity Week 2

Thirty-Third Sunday: Solidarity Week 3

Christ the King Sunday: Solidarity Week 4

Thanksgiving Homily: The Radical Virtue

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