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Fr. Andrew Ricci offers inspirational homilies and talks to help people grow in faith. These reflections are part of his meditations at Three Great Things where we grow as disciples of the Lord through Study, Prayer, and Service.
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Now displaying: September, 2019
Sep 29, 2019

The parable of Lazarus and the rich man offer three insights (body, mind and soul) that can help us today live as disciples of the Lord Jesus.

September 28, 2019 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Sep 28, 2019

The psalm response reveals God's protection, guarding us in the midst of difficulty and strife. Held safe in God's hand, we continue the Lord's work as we strive to protect and defend life.

September 28, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 27, 2019

The question Jesus poses to the disciples pertains also to us. Our response - like that of the disciples - configures our words and actions as we live out our conviction that he is the Messiah...the Savior...the Lord.

September 27, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 26, 2019

The psalm response echoes the profound joy that God has for humanity. As recipients of the Lord's delight, we have the opportunity each day to radiant the warmth and goodness of Christ's love with those we meet.

September 26, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 25, 2019

Jesus gives power and authority to the disciples to carry on his saving work as they place their trust in him. Following their example we, too, have an opportunity to carry on the mission of the Lord as we offer our lives guided by God's grace.

September 25, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 24, 2019

The Lord Jesus makes it clear that we are part of his family when we act on the Word of God in our lives.

September 24, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 22, 2019

The readings all reveal different ways our faith interacts with everyday life. Rather than create a false separation, we have a daily opportunity to live our faith in our normal circumstances...so that when people see us, they see Jesus Christ shining through.

September 22, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 21, 2019

Both the Letter to the Ephesians and the Gospel of Matthew offer insights into how the Lord calls us (with all our imperfections) in various ways, giving us the grace we need for the work entrusted to our care.

September 21, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 20, 2019

The followers of Jesus reveal a microcosm of the Church, inviting us (however wounded or sinful) to walk with the Lord today.

September 20, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 19, 2019

The interaction between Jesus and the woman in the Gospel of Luke reveals the healing power of God's love when we receive the Lord's forgiveness for our sins.

September 19, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 18, 2019

Life presents us a variety of situations - good, bad and ugly - and often we can be tempted to look for the failures and limitations of those around us. Rather than finding fault we have the opportunity to foster our faith as we seek God's presence is all aspects of our lives.

September 18, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 17, 2019

The encounter between Jesus and the widow reveals the compassion and power of the Lord.  Christ continues to reach out to us with this same loving grace and urges us to rise up in newness of life.

September 17, 2019 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Sep 15, 2019

The parable of the Prodigal Son is well known, yet when we reflect on the depth of the father's love we are challenged to live up to this incredible standard: to love without limit.

September 15, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 14, 2019

John 3:16 is one of the most famous and beloved verses in the Bible. Yet do we believe that God loves us so much that he sent his only Son for our salvation? And if we do, are we willing to allow this love to reshape our hearts?

September 14, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 13, 2019

Luke's Gospel reminds us that before we confess someone else's sins we might want to start with our own. The analogy about what is caught in our eye can help us from becoming blinded by our own pride.

September 13, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 12, 2019

The Letter to the Colossians continues to offer beautiful insights about our Christian life. These are words to inspire and uplift us, reminding us of our calling as brothers and sisters of Jesus.

September 12, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 11, 2019

The Letter to the Colossians offers sound advice: Seek what is above! May our pursuit of Jesus in all things constantly keep our eyes fixed on Heaven.

September 11, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 10, 2019

As Jesus calls his disciples we remember that the Lord continues to call forth followers in every generation. May we listen to Christ today and continue to foster the faith we have received.

September 10, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 8, 2019

The Lord makes it clear that unless we take up our Cross we cannot be his disciples. Christ - who was victorious over his Cross - will give us the grace we need to face our own.

September 7, 2019 - St. William Catholic Church - Foxboro, WI

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Sep 7, 2019

Jesus Christ knows our hearts - the good, the bad and the ugly - and he offers mercy through his sacrifice on the Cross that we might have life. Take his hand!

September 7, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 6, 2019

The first reading from the Letter to the Colossians offers us a rich insight about Jesus as the Lord of all creation. Knowledge, however, is not enough; what matters is how we put that knowledge into daily practice.

September 6, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 5, 2019

Jesus takes the initiative and Peter responds in today's account from the Sea of Galilee. Our lives follow the same pattern: how will we respond to the Lord's invitation?

September 5, 2019 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Sep 4, 2019

The Lord's work of healing, driving out demons and preaching offer us an insight into how we can continue his mission in our lives today.

September 4, 2019 - Cathedral Rectory - Superior, WI

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Sep 3, 2019

The power and authority of the Lord are revealed as teaches and drives out demons. May we call upon Christ for the strength we need as we place our lives under his command.

September 3, 2019 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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Sep 1, 2019

The Book of Sirach exhorts us to "conduct our affairs with humility," and through truth, honesty and perspective we can confront the pride in our hearts with this powerful (and often underappreciated) virtue.

August 31, 2019 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

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