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Sermon for Quinquagesima

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Sermon on St. Luke 18:31-34 [35-43] [Jesus’ Third Passion Prediction] Quinquagesima Sunday + Jesu Juva + Today’s gospel lesson includes Jesus’ third Passion Prediction, what some call His “Passion Sermon.” Three times in Luke’s gospel Jesus tells the disciples what will happen to Him in Jerusalem. And so, taking the twelve aside, He said to […]

BOC for Quinquagesima

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

THE DEPTH OF SIN – The readings today demonstrate first of all the depth of our own sinfulness, and also the depth of God’s love for lost sinners. From the Smalcald Articles, Part 3, Art. 1 1] Here we must confess, as Paul says in Rom. 5, 11, that sin originated [and entered the world] […]

2007 Offering for Quinquagesima

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

People loved by God, we have heard in the last several weeks the call to repentance, and in today’s second reading we hear with unmistakable clarity what that life is to which we are called back, what that life is into which God placed us when the water was poured over us in the font: […]

Quinquagesima – Study and Homily

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Study for Quinqugesima (Esto mihi)Oremus. Almighty and eternal God, you govern all things in heaven and on earth. In mercy hear our prayers and grant us your peace all the days of our life; through Jesus Christ, your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and […]

Quinquagesima – Luke 18:31-43

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

We are privileged to have a guest proclaimer this weekend at Our Savior, Momence. Here’s a sermon I wrote in 2005 for Quinquagesima. In the Name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit How blind could the disciples be? They have walked with Jesus for quite some time. They have […]