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: Material Relation with Jesus

Sixth Easter: Organized Love

Ascension: Bridging the Gap

Pentecost: Like a Rhizome

Trinity Sunday: Roots

Corpus Christi Sunday: It's Good to Have a Body

Tenth Ordinary: Something Different

Eleventh Ordinary: We are Always Courageous

Birth of John the Baptist: Baptism of Repentance

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

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

Thirteenth Ordinary: What Pursuit of Happiness Means

Fourteenth Ordinary: My Grace is Sufficient

Fifteenth Ordinary: Ephesians Week 1: In Love He Destined Us

Sixteenth Ordinary: Ephesians Week 2: He is Our Peace

Seventeenth Ordinary: Ephesians Week 3: The Call You Have Received

Eighteenth Ordinary: Ephesians Week 4: Put Away the Old Man

Transfiguration: The Son of Man

Nineteenth Ordinary:Ephesians Week 5: Live in Love as Christ Loved Us

Feast of Assumption: An Introduction to Mary

Twentieth Ordinary: Ephesians Week 6: Always and For Everything

Twenty-First Ordinary: Ephesians Week 7: Will you too leave me?

Twenty-Second Ordinary: Care for the Afflicted

Twenty-Third Ordinary: Sins of Innuendo

Exaltation of the Holy Cross: The True Stigmata

Twenty-Fourth Ordinary: Will you get in the wheelbarrow?

Twenty-Fifth Ordinary: Combating the Green Eyed Monste

Twenty-Sixth Ordinary: The Money Trap

Twenty-Seventh Ordinary: Not Impossible

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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