Monthly Archives: August 2014

Never Say “Goodbye”

(a funeral sermon for a 94 year old named Hank) I don’t like saying “goodbye.” For whatever reason it just seems awkward to me. I know that I’ll see these folks again so perhaps the “goodbye” stands as a “thank … Continue reading

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50th Wedding Anniversary Prayer

On behalf of St. Sebastians parish – we offer you a blessing on this happy occasion. In gratitude for God blessing you all these years, we turn to Him in humble thanksgiving. Thankful for the gift of this life, thankful … Continue reading

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“Five Feet” of Flexibility, Please!

A friend of mine talks about her daughter’s work in Dubai, United Arab. Her daughter lives where the tallest building in the world resides. It reaches up 2,722 ft. with 58 elevators, 900 apartment homes, 304 hotel rooms and 2,957 … Continue reading

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The “Good News” for Us All

The good news of the gospel is intended to speak to everyone, every time in every and any place. That’s quite a tall order for a bunch of words placed together to form a paragraph on a page. But what … Continue reading

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Smelling God

It’s the bread that’s slowly baking in the oven when I open the door coming home from school. “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Cinnamon was our family’s Saturday morning treat growing up along with sugar … Continue reading

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Wedding Vows

“The path that I have walked alone, I now share with you.  I want to travel this path together with you.  I hope that we will walk together always, side by side. If I see you running ahead of me, … Continue reading

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The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Mother Mary

It seems it all began with a rib that formed another person or the other version where they’re together already.  You take your pick which one you want to believe. From there we move to some pretty interesting developments.  We … Continue reading

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