HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 25TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME CYCLE II (3)

HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 25TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME CYCLE II

THEME: A ‘Timed’ Response

BY: Deacon Bill Frere

HOMILY FOR MONDAY SEPTEMBER 19 2022

Gospel – Luke 8:16-18
We took advantage of a brief lull in our activities last weekend and did a quick get-away up to

HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 24TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME CYCLE II (4)

HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 24TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME CYCLE II

THEME: True Disciples

BY: Deacon Bill Frere

HOMILY FOR FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16 2022

Gospel –Luke 8:1-3

This is my defense to those who sit in judgment on me. Don’t we have the right to food and drink? Don’t

HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 18TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME CYCLE II (2)

HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 18TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME CYCLE II

THEME: This Is Gonna Get Messy

BY: Deacon Bill Frere

HOMILY FOR FRIDAY AUGUST 5 2022

Gospel – Matthew 16:24-28

Apparently we are living in an age of superheroes. Avengers, Justice League, Guardians of the Galaxy

HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 17TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME CYCLE II (3)

HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 17TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME CYCLE II

THEME: Obsessed!

BY: Deacon Bill Frere

HOMILY FOR SATURDAY JULY 30 2022

Gospel – Matthew 14:1-12

A group of tourists sits in a bus that is passing through gorgeously beautiful country; lakes and mountain

HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 14TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME CYCLE II (3)

HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 14TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME CYCLE II

THEME: Knock Knock

BY: Deacon Bill Frere

HOMILY FOR THURSDAY JULY 7 2022

Gospel – Matthew 10:7-15

Thank goodness the state primary elections are over! I admit I would cringe every time the doorbell rang

HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 13TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME CYCLE II (3)

HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 13TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME CYCLE II

THEME: Disciples Wanted!!

BY: Deacon Bill Frere

HOMILY FOR MONDAY JUNE 27 2022

Gospel – Matthew 8:18-22

In light of Jesus’ words in today’s Gospel – FOLLOW ME!

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HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 7TH WEEK OF EASTER (2)

HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 7TH WEEK OF EASTER (St. Justin Martyr)

THEME: Food for the Journey

BY: Deacon Bill Frere

HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY JUNE 1 2022

Gospel – John 17:11b-19

We celebrate today the Feast of St. Justin. Born to educated Greek parents in Palestine around 100 AD, he is one of the first Christian writers and provides us with one of the first w

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF ASCENSION YEAR C (7)

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF ASCENSION YEAR C

THEME: What Are We Waiting For?

BY: Deacon Bill Frere

HOMILY FOR SUNDAY MAY 29 2022

Gospel – Luke 24:46-53

Throughout my 40 years of teaching, my tests have never really been considered ‘normal.’ There always seemed to be a bit of dread on my students faces wondering wh

Homily for Saturday of the 7th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle II (3)

Homily for Saturday of the 7th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle II

Theme: With Open Arms
Altar Servers, Easter Vigil

By: Deacon Bill Frere

Homily for Saturday February 26 2022

Gospel – Mark 10:13-22
One of the great joys and blessings of my ministry as a Deacon is working with my altar servers.

Homily for Wednesday of the 7th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle II (5)

Homily for Wednesday of the 7th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle II

Theme: I’m the Greatest; No, I Am!
Walking the Via Dolorosa (revisited)

By: Deacon Bill Frere

Homily for Wednesday February 23 2022

St. Polycarp
Gospel – Mark 9:38-40

Homily for Tuesday of the 7th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle II (5)

Homily for Tuesday of the 7th Week in Ordinary Time Cycle II 

Theme: A Chair Full of Memories
Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem

By: Deacon Bill Frere

Homily for Tuesday February 22 2022

Chair of St. Peter