Archive: Mar 2017

  1. Levels of Blindness

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    John 9: 1-41; 03262017; 4 Lent I just have to start out by saying how much I enjoyed Deacon Tom’s reading of the Gospel this morning.  Tom, it’s good to have you back in the saddle, and you can never leave again. “Seeing is believing.”  How often have we heard those words before?  “I won’t […]

  2. Reconciliation

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    John 4: 5-42; 03192017; 3 Lent I have to confess that I was very suspicious of both Deacon Tom and Rick Lopez being away this weekend.  I asked them if they were going to be here, because this morning’s Gospel reading is the longest Gospel Reading in the lectionary, other than Holy Week.  They both […]

  3. Confessions

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    John 3: 1-17; 03122017; 2 Lent Now that we’re in the midst of the great Lenten season, I thought I would talk a bit about this thing called confession.  When I was a young lad, growing up in the fifties, I thought Saturday mornings were really weird things.  I’d look out the window and all […]

  4. The Power of Dust

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    Matthew 6: 1-6; 16-21; Ash Wednesday “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”  You can’t get much more primal and earthy than that.  Here in Midland, we know we’ll have plenty of dust to keep us company.  Cookie and I were warned about the dust and sand when we first moved […]