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“The Way, The Truth, and The Life (John 14: 1-12)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This is the 5th Sunday of Easter. The Gospel this week focuses on the time when Jesus is telling his disciples that he is leaving. Jesus explains that he is going to prepare a place for them and then promises to return for them. Jesus tells His … Continue reading

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“The Good Shepherd (John 10: 27-30)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This Sunday is often referred to as Good Shepherd Sunday. The Gospel of John highlights Jesus as the Good Shepherd. In this Gospel Study, Fr. Jim compares us to sheep. This is both humorous and humbling. Sheep are not the … Continue reading

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“The Road to Emmaus (Luke 24: 13-35)” by Fr. Jim Willig

The Gospel this week is “The Road to Emmaus” according to Luke. It is the time when two disciples left Jerusalem in great despair because of the crucifixion of Jesus.  They had heard about the Resurrection but did not believe. … Continue reading

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“Doubting Thomas (John 20: 19-31)” by Fr. Jim Willig and “Divine Mercy Sunday” by Fr. Michael Sparough

This Sunday is Divine Mercy Sunday and the Gospel is from John. This Scripture describes the time following the Resurrection when Jesus appeared to His Apostles in the upper room. Thomas was not present at this time. When Thomas returned, … Continue reading

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“Resurrection – Easter Sunday (John 20: 1-9)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This Sunday is Easter! The Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ is the ultimate Holy Day of the entire liturgical year. Fr. Michael’s reading of this Gospel is very profound. Fr. Jim’s inspiring message is ‘right on’ and it reminds … Continue reading

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“A Wake Up Call (Matthew 26:14-27/66)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This is the last Sunday of Lent, and the Scripture is of the Passion of Jesus Christ according to Matthew. Fr. Jim focuses on Peter, using three specific scenes: 1) the Last Supper when Jesus told Peter that he would abandon his … Continue reading

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“Come Alive (John 11: 1-45)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This is the fifth Sunday of Lent. The Gospel this week is from John, and it highlights the story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. Fr. Jim points out that John shares miracles in his Gospel to serve as … Continue reading

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