Choose Life, That You and Your Offspring Shall Live

https://youtu.be/bDvOurk7JXs Homily for the Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A. In January 2010, I visited the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. I remember it being one of the most emotionally draining days of my life. It took me several hours to make my way through the museum, and by the end I was …

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John Wayne and Five Obstacles to Conversion

https://youtu.be/Rld-hDY-gHw Homily for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A. Two days before he died, John Wayne was received into the Catholic Church. When asked why he took so long to convert, his grandson explained that Wayne regretted not doing it sooner and blamed the busyness of his life. To have been received into …

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