Homilies for Cycle B

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

First Sunday of Advent: God's Thirst, Our Thirst Week 1: Misery and Magnificence

Second Sunday of Advent: God's Thirst, Our Thirst Week 2: Inner Poverty

Our Lady Of Guadalupe Most Beautiful Young Woman (December 12)

Third Sunday of Advent: God's Thirst, Our Thirst Week 3: Pray Without Ceasing

Fourth Sunday of Advent: God's Thirst, Our Thirst Week 4: Nothing Impossible With God

Christmas: Exchange of Gifts

Holy Family Sunday: Begin the Year with Fasting and Prayer

New Year's Day: Combatting a Philosophy that Destroys Our Children

Epiphany: Facing the Perceived Conflict of Science and Religion

Baptism of Lord: A Scientist Who Renewed His Baptism

Second Sunday Ordinary Time: Becoming a Missionary Disciple Week 1: Meeting Jesus and Inviting Others

Third Ordinary: Becoming a Missionary Disciple Week 2: Let Jesus Lift Your Guilt

Fourth Ordinary: Becoming a Missionary Disciple Week 3: Why Jesus' Authority is Different

Presentation of the Lord: The Fortieth Day of Christmas

Fifth Ordinary: Becoming a Missionary Disciple Week 4: Take up your Burden

Sixth Ordinary: Becoming a Missionary Disciple Week 5: Healing Touch

Seventh Ordinary: An Agressive Attempt to Deny Sin

Eighth Ordinary: The Days of Her Youth

Ninth Ordinary: Jesus is the Question

Ash Wednesday: Finding Hope When Life Hurts

First Sunday of Lent: Finding Hope When Life Hurts Week 1: Boundaries

Second Lent: Finding Hope When Life Hurts Week 2: Pivotal Moment

Third Lent: Finding Hope When Life Hurts Week 3: The True Temple

Fourth Lent: Finding Hope When Life Hurts Week 4: Believe

Fifth Lent: Finding Hope When Life Hurts Week 5: Stop Procrastinating

Passion (Palm) Sunday: Finding Hope When Life Hurts Week 6: Best Holy Week Ever

Holy Thursday: A Girl Gives Her Life for Jesus (bilingual)

Good Friday: What is Truth?

Easter Vigil: Born Again!

Easter Sunday: The Joke's On Satan

Second Sunday Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday): MeToo & Need for Mercy

Third Easter: Evolutionary Leap

Fourth Easter: First Quality of a Good Shepherd

Fifth Easter: Disciple Makers Week 5: All We Can Ask

Sixth Easter: Disciple Makers Week 6: Assurance & Requirement

Ascension: Disciple Makers Week 7: Be Part of the Story

Pentecost: Disciple Makers Week 8: Holy Spirit Make It Possible

Trinity Sunday: Disciple Makers Week 9: The Final Goal

Corpus Christi Sunday:Through Him Week 1: A Dynamic Presence

Tenth Ordinary: The Unforgivable Sin

Eleventh Ordinary: Through Him Week 2: How it is with the Kingdom

Birth of John the Baptist: The Herald of Freedom

Twelfth Ordinary: Through Him Week 3: Love of Christ Impels Us

Thirteenth Ordinary: Through Him Week 4: Do Not Be Afraid, Have Faith

Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul: What Peter Meant to Paul

Fourteenth Ordinary: Building on Strength Week 1: Scripture as Word of God

Fifteenth Ordinary: Building on Strength Week 2: Teaching Authority of Church

Sixteenth Ordinary: Building on Strength Week 3: Sacrament of Reconciliation

Seventeenth Ordinary: Dimensions of the Eucharist Week 1: Food

Eighteenth Ordinary: Dimensions of the Eucharist Week 2: Faith

Transfiguration: The Son of Man

Nineteenth Ordinary: Dimensions of the Eucharist Week 3: Forgiveness

Feast of Assumption: An Introduction to Mary

Twentieth Ordinary: Dimensions of the Eucharist Week 4: Fission

Twenty-First Ordinary: Dimensions of the Eucharist Week 5: Freedom

Twenty-Second Ordinary: Discernment of Spirits Week 1: What is it?

Twenty-Third Ordinary: Discernment of Spirits Week 2: The First Step

Exaltation of the Holy Cross: The True Stigmata

Twenty-Fourth Ordinary: Discernment of Spirits Week 3: Most Important Rule

Twenty-Fifth Ordinary: Discernment of Spirits Week 4: Overcoming Desolation

Twenty-Sixth Ordinary: Discernment of Spirits Week 5: Keeping Focus

Twenty-Seventh Ordinary: Discernment in Action Week 1: Masculinity & Femininity

Twenty-Eighth Sunday: Discernment in Action Week 2: How Much Do I Need?

Twenty-Ninth Sunday: Discernment in Action Week 3: Meaning of Suffering

Thirtieth Sunday: Something for You Week 1: Faith

All Saints: Something for You Week 2: Communion

All Souls: Sister Death

Thirty-First Sunday: Moment of Decision

Thirty-Second Sunday: Something for You Week 3: Abundance

Dedication of Lateran Basilica: I Saw Water

Thirty-Second Sunday: Something for You Week 4: Confidennce

Thanksgiving Homily: Freedom We Have Received

Christ the King Sunday: All or Nothing

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