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Information and Sermons

The "Third" Person?

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

Dear Joe, (no respect)

I wouldn’t wish it on anyone, but I don’t mind it myself. You ever hear the saying about “three on a date?” Just try it for an eternity and see how it feels. Once, God and Jesus rented a tandem bicycle, I thought it was ... Read More »

Mother's Day Blessing

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

Mother.

There is only One God and there is only one mother.God knew you before you were born and so did she. She carries you through the grocery store waddling down aisle after aisle looking for food that you need. She carefully gets into the car and fastens a ... Read More »

Easter: Our Sequestered Gifts

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

Knowledge. Piety, Fear of God, Fortitude, Counsel, Understanding, Wisdom.

In the murder trial of George Floyd, the judge on Friday said beginning Monday the jury would be sequestered. He then gave them wise advice… Pack for the long and hope for the short. What a beautiful proclamation for our ... Read More »

Fr. Joe Hornacek's Holy Thursday Homily

Posted by Jon Gabik

Fr. Joe Hornacek's Holy Thursday Homily - April 1, 2021

"Doubting Thomas?" Think Again

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

We’re given all the answers to all of life early on in our lives. Our thoughtful parents carefully transmit their responses to us. We trust, believe, and follow their lead. The “terrible two’s” arrive, and the incessantly repeating of “Why?” is given to every intelligent parental response. Things quiet ... Read More »

"Nicodemus is You and Me"

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

It’s the elements of life. It’s not earth, wind, and fire because they surround us. (They were also a great rock band.)

It’s the spiritual elements like an illuminating light that influences and fills your life. Sadly, it can also be the slowly darkening absence of that light that ... Read More »

Spiritual "Twists & Turns'

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

What kind of God would ask a father to kill his son. Abraham and Isaac, always a confusing confession of faith for us. But, is it not the event but the context that makes a difference? Events come and go, but the context of our lives, lives with us ... Read More »

Lenten Flyer

Posted by Jon Gabik

Lenten Flyer

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Mindful Words

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

“Words have meanings.” Who else but a preacher would say that? Mindful, meaningful words, words spoken from the heart to touch someone’s soul.

“I’m sorry for your loss,” you kindly express to a newly made widow. She replies, “What are you sorry for? You didn’t cause it.” You’re taken ... Read More »

Timely and Timeless

Posted by Fr. Joe Jagodensky

"It's about time," your mother says, sitting in the living room in her pj's at 1:00 a.m. when you promised to be home at curfew's 11:00 p.m. Time appears to then take a new meaning when it is reduced to time that is grounded. "Two full weeks!?"

Said quickly ... Read More »