From My Gut

a sermon I did not intend to give

This sermon was completely unexpected.  I had planned to skip the homily in favor of speaking at our annual parish meeting, but God had other plans.  There’s a place about three and a half minutes in where you hear me choking back tears, followed by a long pause.  That’s when the Holy Spirit took over.

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For All the Saints

a sermon for All Saints Sunday

All Saints the time when we remember all the saints who have gone before us; famous saints, like St. John, St. Luke, or St. Simon and St. Jude, and not so famous saints, like my grandfather, St. Tanous.  It is also when we celebrate our own sainthood.

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