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Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Homily for the Second Sunday of Advent, Year A: 2022

Posted by Clare Nielson on 12/05/22

There is a parable of sugar canes: a man who owned a big parcel of land. He did not know how to take care of his land, so the weeds grew up everywhere when the rain came down. He could not harvest anything good because of the weeds. He hired ... Read More »

Homily of the First Sunday of Advent, Year A: 2022

Posted by Clare Nielson on 11/28/22

In Noah’s time, people did not pay attention to God’s warning through Noah. They went after human relationships and selfish pleasures. They just enjoyed drinking, eating, and marrying, etc. They forgot God, their creator. When the flood came, they did not prepare. Then Jesus told us something very near ... Read More »

Homily for Christ the King, Year C: 2022

Posted by Clare Nielson on 11/23/22

There is a priest, after he finished his Sunday Mass, he stood at the church’s door to greet people. Suddenly he stopped a young man who tried to walk out quietly. “Young man, you should join Christ’s army!” the priest said. The young man turned and said: “I am, ... Read More »

Homily for the Thirty Second Sunday of OT: Year C: 2022

Posted by Clare Nielson on 11/23/22

Homily for the Thirty Second Sunday of OT: Year C: 2022

In the gospel, Sadducees challenged Jesus about the resurrection of the dead. Sadducees was a group of Jewish who did not believe in the afterlife. In response, Jesus opened scriptures for them from Moses: God is not God ... Read More »

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C: 2022

Posted by Clare Nielson on 10/30/22

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C: 2022             Curiosity is a human emotion that is sometimes hard to control. Only good curiosity can lead us to good conversion. The story of Zacchaeus makes us understand how God works in people’s life. God excited the curiosity of Zacchaeus about the ... Read More »

Homily of the Thirtieth Sunday in OT

Posted by Clare Nielson on 10/28/22

Homily of the Thirtieth Sunday in OT

One day, Satan complained to God: “you are not fair! Humans sinned many times, and you forgave them again and again. But we only sinned one, then you punished us to eternal death. God said: they sinned many times, but they asked ... Read More »

Homily for the Twenty Seventh Sunday of OT: Year C, 2022

Posted by Clare Nielson on 10/03/22

Prophet Habakkuk experienced many bad things that happened around him like: the Babylonians abused and harassed his people and also God’s chosen people were not faithful to God’s covenants. His faith was shaken, so his prayer was desperate. Then God replied: “the vision still has its time, pressed on ... Read More »

Homily for the Twenty Sixth Sunday of OT: Year C, 2022

Posted by Clare Nielson on 9/26/22

Jesus one time said to St. Faustina that he felt coldness in the human heart.

From the legal standpoint, many people will think the rich man in the parable did not do any things wrong against the homeless Lazarus. We can say the rich man has a right to ... Read More »

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 »

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