Homilies for Cycle C

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

First Sunday of Advent: Are You Missing Out? Week 1: Jesus' Warning

Immaculate Conception: Under Her Motherly Care

Second Advent: Are You Missing Out? Week 2: Justice and Mercy

Our Lady Of Guadalupe From Alaska to Patagonia (bilingual)

Third Advent: Are You Missing Out? Week 3: Joy

Fourth Advent: Are You Missing Out? Week 4: Mary

Christmas: New Beginning

Holy Family Sunday: New Year, New Beginning Week 1: Family

New Year's Day: New Beginning - Proof of Sonship

Epiphany: New Beginning: Lift up Your Eyes

Baptism of Lord: New Beginning: Second Birth

Second Sunday Ordinary Time: New Beginning: Marriage

Third Ordinary Sunday: New Beginning: God's Plan

Fourth Ordinary: New Beginning: Living God's Plan

Presentation of the Lord: The Fortieth Day of Christmas

Fifth Ordinary: New Beginning: Nowhere to Go But Up

Sixth Ordinary: Trust

Seventh Ordinary: Two Ways to Avoid Judgment

Eighth Ordinary: Rotten and Good Fruit

Ash Wednesday: First Things

First Sunday of Lent: First Things: Prayer

Second Lent: First Things: Children

Third Lent: First Things: Confession

Fourth Lent: First Things: Your Story & His Story

Fifth Lent: First Things: Something New

Passion (Palm) Sunday: First Things: The Goal

Holy Thursday: Martyrs of Mercy - Sacrament of Mercy

Good Friday: Source of Mercy

Easter Vigil: Born Again

Easter Sunday: The Greatest Gift

Second Sunday of Easter: Receiving Divine Mercy

Third Easter: First Priority

Fourth Easter: Second Priority

Fifth Easter: Third Priority

Sixth Easter: Building Church of Love

Ascension of the Lord: Gift of Honor

Seventh Easter: That the World May Believe

Pentecost: Led by the Spirit

Trinity Sunday: The Desire to be Known

Corpus Christi Sunday: Not a Prize for the Perfect

Tenth Ordinary: Becoming a Disciple Week 1

Eleventh Ordinary Sunday: What David Did Not Say

Twelfth Ordinary Look on Him They Pierced

Birth of John the Baptist: Fearfully, Wonderfully Made

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

Thirteenth Ordinary: For Freedom Christ Set Us Free

Fourteenth Ordinary: Focus on Mission - Part One

Fifteenth Ordinary: Focus on Mission - Part Two

Sixteenth Ordinary: Focus on Mission - Part Three

Seventeenth Ordinary: Call to Faith - Pope Francis

Eighteenth Ordinary: Rich in What Matters to God

Transfiguration: What Lies Beneath

Nineteenth Ordinary: Be Prepared

Feast of Assumption: I Am In Love

Twentieth Ordinary: Run the Race

Twenty-First Ordinary: You Don't Have to Go to Hell

Twenty-Second Ordinary: Why Are We Here?

Twenty-Third Ordinary: Seeking God's Counsel

Exaltation of the Holy Cross: A Dangerous Book

Twenty-Fourth Ordinary: Geography of Faith: Egypt and Sinai Desert

Twenty-Fifth Ordinary: Geography of Faith: The Promised Land

Twenty-Sixth Ordinary: Geography of Faith: The Threat of Exile

Twenty-Seventh Sunday: Geography of Faith: The Return from Exile

Twenty-Eighth Sunday: How to Pray, Part One: Gratitude

Twenty-Ninth Sunday: How to Pray, Part Two: Persistence

Thirtieth Sunday: How to Pray, Part Three: Mass as the Publican's Prayer

All Saints: Loneliness and Lasting Communion

All Souls: Sister Death

Thirty-First Sunday: How to Pray, Part Four: Self-Emptying

Dedication of Lateran Basilica: I Saw Water

Thirty-Second Sunday: Returning First Fruits

Thirty-Third Sunday: About Marriage and Broken Marriage

Thanksgiving Homily: The Power of Gratitude

Christ the King Sunday: The Opposite of Faith


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