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Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Homily of the Third Sunday of Easter, Year B: 2021

Posted by Clare Nielson on 4/21/21

After Mass, a woman greeted her pastor, and proudly said: “my son finally knows one gospel verse, Luke 24:41: “Do you have anything here to eat?” Paddy was driving down the street in a sweat because he had an important meeting and couldn't find a parking place. Looking up ... Read More »

Homily of Palm Sunday, Year B: 2021

Posted by Clare Nielson on 4/21/21

Passion of our Lord is a lesson for all of us. The first thing we can reflect on is “the silence of God.” According to the gospel of Mark, Jesus only opened his mouth twice when the high priest and Pilate asked him about his identity; are you the Son ... Read More »

Homily of the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year B: 2021

Posted by Clare Nielson on 4/21/21

“Unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit.” This is one of my favorite verses in the gospel. I have learned that: if you know how to live, you will know how ... Read More »

Homily of the Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year B: 2021

Posted by Clare Nielson on 4/21/21

Father Flanagan, an Irish priest, walked into an Irish Pub. To the first man, he asked: do you want to go to heaven? Yes, the man replied. Go home now! The priest said. To the second man, he asked the same thing: do you want to go to heaven? ... Read More »

Homily of the Third Sunday of Lent, Year B: 2021

Posted by Clare Nielson on 4/21/21

It was very rare to see Jesus express his frustration or anger. But today we can see Jesus was upset when he saw the temple area was filled with secular business-like animal sellers, money changers, etc. He chased them all out of there. Then he said: “stop making my ... Read More »

Homily of the First Sunday of Lent, Year B: 2021

Posted by Clare Nielson on 4/21/21

Jesus proclaimed: “This is the time of fulfillment. The Kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” This message should be heard everywhere and at any time. Lenten season is about two things: repentance and baptism. On the First Sunday of Lent, the Church will ... Read More »

Homily of the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B: 2021

Posted by Clare Nielson on 4/21/21

Job was the most miserable man on earth according to the bible. He lost everything except his life. I bet many of you, including me, sometimes had Job’s feelings. We are used to self-pity of our human conditions. Job said: “If in bed I say, ‘when shall I rise?’ ... Read More »

Homily of the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B: 2021

Posted by Clare Nielson on 4/21/21

According to the legend of the Church, there is a big man, in Canaan, who got bored with his ordinary life, so he wants to find the strongest man to serve.

First, he thought no one had more power than a robbers’ leader, so he followed the robbers’ leader. ... Read More »

Homily of the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B: 2021

Posted by Clare Nielson on 1/26/21

I hope all of you read the book of Jonah in the bible. There is a lot of truth to learn about from it like resentment, anger, God’s compassion, and forgiveness, etc…It was quite a journey. Prophet Jonah first ran away from God because he was afraid of sinful ... Read More »

Homily of the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B: 2021

Posted by Clare Nielson on 1/26/21

Every one of us has a different experience about his/her Christian faith journey. I have some questions for you. Have you had a real experience of God’s actions in your life yet? How did your faith change after those special moments?

The boy Samuel was called by God in ... Read More »

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