Homilies from August 2014

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God Works Through Broken People, Like Us!

Our Gospel reading for today takes place up near the headwaters of the Jordan River in a place which was called Caesarea Philippi. This ancient Roman city was located at the southwestern base of Mt. Hermon, on the northernmost border of Israel in what is known today as the Golan Heights. It is near where […]

Bring It to Jesus

One of the keys to understanding today’s Gospel reading is to put it into context by considering the first 12 verses of this chapter which tell the story of the death of John the Baptist. John the Baptist had criticized Herod for taking his brother Philip’s wife as his own. Her name was Herodias. John […]