Browsing Homilies

September 9, 2018 - 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Rev. Ken Shuping on 9/09/18

September 9, 2018 – Salem

After reading: Isaiah 35:4-7; Ps 146; James 2:1-5; Mark 7:31-37

 

“Be opened!”

That’s what Jesus says to the man whose ears were closed. And the power of God entered his life, and changed his awareness of the world around him. He’s not just ... Read More »

January 7, 2018 - Epiphany

Posted by Rev. Ken Shuping on 1/09/18

Homily for Epiphany – January 6-7, 2017 – Salem - National Migration Week

After reading: Isaiah 60:1-6; Ps 72; Ephesians 3:2-6; Matthew 2:1-12

Magi from the east arrived. These were not Jews. They knew nothing of the one true God. How did they end up as part of our ... Read More »

September 24, 2017 - 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Rev. Ken Shuping on 9/24/17

Homily for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time – September 23-24, 2017

After reading: Isaiah 55:6-9; Ps 145; Philippians 1:20-27; Mt 20:1-16

Are we envious of others when we see God’s mercy go out to someone we’d like to see punished?  Do we get angry that God forgives those ... Read More »

August 13, 2017 - 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Rev. Ken Shuping on 8/20/17

Homily for 19th Sunday – August 12-13, 2017 – Salem

after reading: 1 Kings 19:9-13; Ps 85; Romans 9:1-5; Mt 14:22-33

 

We run into a lot of storms as we try to float through life.  The wind may be against us.  The waves may toss us around.  But ... Read More »

June 18, 2017 - Corpus Christi

Posted by Rev. Ken Shuping on 6/18/17

Homily for Corpus Christi – June 17-18, 2017 - Salem

after reading: Dt 8:2-16; Ps 147; 1 Cor 10:16-17; John 6:51-58

 

“Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me and I in him.”

Who is God?

This eternal, spiritual being who is all powerful and ... Read More »

June 11, 2017 - Trinity Sunday

Posted by Rev. Ken Shuping on 6/13/17

Homily for Trinity Sunday – June 10-11, 2017 - Salem

after reading: Exodus 34:4-9; Dan 3:52-55; 2 Cor 13:11-13; John 3:16-18

 

The sign of the cross is such a simple prayer. It’s a profession of faith in the Trinity, and in the cross of Jesus Christ.  It’s a ... Read More »