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    • Homily, 28 May 2017: Seventh Sunday of Easter 

      Jizba, Richard (2017-05-28)
      Homily, 28 May 2017: Seventh Sunday of Easter|Acts 1:12-14; Psalms 27:1,4,7-8; 1 Peter 4:13-16; John 17:1-11a|—————|Rejoice to the extent that you share in the sufferings of Christ, … But let no one among you be made ...
    • Homily, 30 April 2017: Third Sunday of Easter 

      Jizba, Richard (2017-04-30)
      Acts 2:14,22-33; Psalm 16:1-2,57-8,9-10,11; 1 Peter 1:17-21; Luke 24:13-35|—————| “Were not our hearts burning within us?” said the two disciples who met Jesus on the road to Emmaus.|It’s not hard to imagine why those two ...
    • Homily, 2 April 2017: Fifth Sunday of Lent 

      Jizba, Richard (2017-04-02)
      Ezekiel 37:12-14; Psalms 130:1-2,3-4,5-6,7-8; Romans 8:8-11; John 11:1-45|—————|Then you shall know that I am the Lord …|—————|What are we supposed to learn from this Gospel passage, which is called “The Raising of ...
    • Homily, 26 February 2017: Eight Sunday in Ordinary Time 

      Jizba, Richard (2017-02-26)
      Isaiah 49:14-15; Psalms 62:2-3,6-7,8-9; 1 Corinthians 4:1-5; Matthew 6:24-34|—————|… seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness …|—————|Jesus said: |… do not worry and say, 'What are we to eat?' or 'What are ...
    • Homily, 29 May 2016 : The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ 

      Jizba, Richard (2016-05-29)
      Genesis 14:18-20; Psalms 110:1,2,3,4; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; Luke 9:11b-17|-------------------- |Earlier this month I received a message from my younger brother. It was a short message: “The Bohemian Café is closing!” ...
    • Science and Religion: Content from the CDR 

      CDR Featured Content (Creighton University. 2017-02-01)
      The attached web page provides links to CDR content about Scientists, their faith and the relationship between science and religion.
    • Homily, 29 January 2017: Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

      Jizba, Richard (2017-01-29)
      Homily, 29 January 2017|Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time|Zephaniah 2:3, 3:12-13; Psalms 146:6-7,8-9,9-10; 1 Corinthians 1:26-31; Matthew 5:1-12a|- - - - - - - |Two hundred years ago – in the first decades of the 1800s – ...
    • Homily, 30 October 2016: Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time 

      Jizba, Richard (2016-10-30)
      Homily, 30 October 2016|Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time|Wisdom 11:22-12:2; Psalms 145:1-2,8-9,10-11,13,14; 2 Thessalonians 1:11-2:2; Luke 19:1-10|- - - - - - - - - - |For you love all things that are and loathe nothing ...
    • Homily, 27 November 2016: First Sunday of Advent 

      Jizba, Richard (2016-11-27)
      Homily, November 27, 2016*|First Sunday of Advent|Isaiah 2:1-5; Psalm 122:1-9; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:37-44|—————|“Come, let us climb the Lord’s mountain, to the house of the God of Jacob, that he may instruct us ...
    • Homily, 25 September 2016: Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

      Jizba, Richard (2016-09-25)
      Homily, 25 September 2016|Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time |Amos 6:1a,4-7; Psalms 146:7,8-9,9-10; 1 Timothy 6:11-16; Luke 16:19-31 | ------ |Woe to the complacent in Zion … they are not made ill by the collapse of ...
    • Homily, 28 August 2016: Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time 

      Jizba, Richard (2016-08-28)
      Homily, 28 August 2016|Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time|Sirach 3:17-18,20,28-29; Psalms 68:4-5,6-7,10-11; Hebrews 12:18-19,22-24a; Luke 14:1,7-14|—————|The one who humbles himself will be exalted.|—————|Our first ...
    • Homily, 8 January 2017: The Epiphany of the Lord 

      Jizba, Richard (2017-01-08)
      Homily, 8 January 2017|The Epiphany of the Lord|Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalms 72:1-2,7-8,10-11,12-13; Ephesians 3:2-3a,5-6; Matthew 2:1-12|—————|Earth's crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God;|But only he who ...
    • Homily, 26 June 2016, Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

      Jizba, Richard (2016-06-26)
      Homily, 26 June 2016|Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time|1 Kings 19:16B,19-21; Psalms 16:1-2,5,7-8,9-10,11; Galatians 5:1,13-18; Luke 9:51-62|— —|‘Excuses’ : And to another he said, "Follow me." But he replied, "Lord, ...
    • Homily, 31 July 2016, Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

      Jizba, Richard (2016-07-31)
      “Take care to guard against all greed, for though one may be rich, one’s life does not consist of possessions.” |—————|The rich man in today’s parable had a very good year -- and so he gave some thought to how to preserve ...
    • Homily, 24 April 2016, Fifth Sunday of Easter 

      Jizba, Richard (2016-04-24)
      Acts 13:26-33; Psalms 145:8-9,10-11,12-13; Revelations 21:1-5a; John 13:31-33a,34-35|—————|“I give you a new commandment: love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another.”|Love is not simply ...
    • Homily, 3 April 2016, Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday) 

      Jizba, Richard (2016-04-03)
      Acts 5:12-16; Psalms 118:2-4,13-15,22-24; Revelation 1:9-11a,12-13,17-19; John 20:19-31|—————|I am the first and the last, the one who lives.|Once I was dead, but now I am alive forever and ever.|—————||Long before that ...
    • Homily, 28 February 2016, Third Sunday of Lent 

      Jizba, Richard (2016-02-28)
      Exodus 3:1-8a,13-15; Psalms 103:1-2,3-4,6-7,8,11; 1 Corinthians 10:1-6,10-12; Luke 13:1-9|—————|God is with us in the mystery of suffering|—————|Ten years ago this spring my wife and I experienced some rather unsettling ...
    • Homily, 31 January 2016, Fourth Sunday in Ordinarty Time 

      Jizba, Richard (2016-02-08)
      Homily 31 January 2016 | Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time | Jeremiah 1:4-5,17-19; Psalm 71:1-2,3-4,5-6,15-17; 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13 [72] |—————| But I shall show you a still more excellent way.|—————|Every other month ...
    • Homily, 29 November 2015, First Sunday of Advent 

      Jizba, Richard (2015-12-03)
      Homily, 29 November 2015, First Sunday of Advent Jeremiah 33:14-16; Psalms 25:4-5,8-9,10,14; 1 Thessalonians 3:12-4:2; Luke 21:25-28,34-36|—————|"... when these signs begin to happen, stand erect and raise your heads ...
    • Homily, 25 October 2015, Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time 

      Jizba, Richard (2015-10-25)
      Homily, 25 October 2015|Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time|Jeremiah 31:7-9; Psalms 126:1-2,2-3,4-5,6; Hebrews 5:1-6; Mark 10:46-52|—————|“Go your way; your faith has saved you.”|—————|What is the story of Bartimaeus ...