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Eighteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time (August 2019)

The movie Finding Nemo came out a few years ago now, but today’s gospel still reminds me of a scene from that movie. Maybe you remember it. It’s where a bunch of hungry seagulls spot some food, and they’re all yelling, ‘mine, mine, mine!’
Well, the rich man that Jesus talks about is a lot like those seagulls. Can’t you just see Him? – there is so much here and it’s all mine!

Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Luke 10:1-12, 17-20 Sometimes, when we’re reading a passage from Scripture, something will jump out that we don’t expect. That’s what happened to me as I was preparing this homily. When I read today’s gospel, the phrase that stood out to me was this: Jesus told the disciples that their names are written in heaven.…