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Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Homily of the Ascension of the Lord, Year A: 2020

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 5/26/20

Let us focus our minds on the Acts of the Apostles today. What Saint Luke told us in the Acts is true. Jesus’ ascension to heaven is true; it is not a fairy tale. I would like to reaffirm that Jesus’ resurrection and ascension are true events and are ... Read More »

Homily of the Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year A: 2020

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 5/26/20

John 17 is about Jesus praying to his Father. What did he pray for? He prayed for himself or whom? John was there when Jesus prayed. Before he went through his passion, He had some worries about his disciples. Why? Because he knew ahead of time what would happen ... Read More »

Homily of the Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year A: 2020

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 5/09/20

Today, Jesus invites his disciples to dwell in him as he dwells in his Father. In other words, he wants his disciple to develop a deep relationship with him. Jesus promised that: from him, we have the truth; from him, we have love; and from him, we have life. ... Read More »

Homily of the Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year A: 2020

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 5/02/20

I remember a true story of Saint Pius X and his mother. After Saint Pius X became a bishop, he visited his mother at home. After dinner, he showed her his bishop ring and proudly said, “Do you see my ring is beautiful?” His mother gently and humbly showed ... Read More »

Homily of the Third Sunday of Easter, Year A: 2020

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 4/25/20

When my brother died unexpectedly at home some years ago, all of my family was in shock. We could not believe he was gone! My dad was in great shock and sorrow. That was the first time my brother saw my dad broken in tears when people carried my ... Read More »

Homily of the Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday), Year A: 2020

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 4/18/20

In the holy year of 2000, Saint Pope John Paul II inaugurated the Second Sunday of Easter as the Divine Mercy Sunday. This is the will that Jesus had revealed to Saint Faustina: I want the feast of Divine Mercy to be celebrated on the Sunday after Easter Sunday which ... Read More »

Homily of Easter Sunday, Year A: 2020

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 4/11/20

The Gospel of Saint John tells us a marvelous event of our faith. Mary Magdalene came to the tomb very early in the morning and saw the stone had been already rolled to its side. With disbelief, she went to report it to Peter and John. Then three of ... Read More »

Homily for Palm Sunday, Year A: 2020

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 4/04/20

This year we celebrate Palm Sunday differently from previous years (and years after this): there will be no parishioners present, only a couple of essential ministers with the priest in the church. However, the empty church does not make the celebration lose its meaning.

The palms, for example, I ... Read More »

Homily for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year A: 2020

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 3/28/20

The raising of Lazarus is one of seven signs in John’s Gospel. This sign is a preparation for the most powerful sign which is the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. In the last two weeks and today, the Gospel of John is leading our Elect who will be ... Read More »

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Lent: Year A, 2020

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 3/26/20

A religious master asked his disciples, “How do you know the moment that the night has ended and the day has begun?”

A student replied, “When we see an animal from far away, and we can say it is a cow or a horse.” 

The Master did not agree ... Read More »

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