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    Sermon 520 : Herod and Joseph : Feast of the Holy Family

    12/26/2010
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    It seems as if those in worldly power rule the day. King Herod tyrannically ruled his territory, making sure he was always the most powerful. Any apparent threat to his power was quickly squashed. Herod represents all who assert themselves over and against others. He seeks the death of the other. Joseph represents those who support the other and do not see Him as a threat. By basing themselves in God, other people are not threats but brothers and sisters. Christianity will always be foolish to those who aspire to power.
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Mary
I'm hooked, line and sinker to your sermons. I'm an addict with an inquenshionable thirst for God's Word, and you, Fr. Barron have the gift of delivering the Living Waters. Thank you for your insight and the charisma in which you deliver God's Word.
12/21/2010 6:04:54 PM
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Michael Rizzio
Dear Father,

You hit this topic spot-on!

It is all a matter of timing—God's perfect timing—and our acknowledgement of Divine Providence in our lives.

I woke this morning, glanced at the alarm clock and there it was 3:33 am. Now, I listen to your sermon and write in real time.

Time—past, present, and future—seems to relate in a certain sense to the Holy Spirit, Jesus Christ and God the Father.

This Feast of the Holy Family it makes all the difference. Joseph craved holiness.
12/26/2010 4:15:40 AM
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Leo Hunt
Thank you Father for your keen insights into our world today. I look forward to your homilies each day.
12/26/2010 4:52:55 AM
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michael jaffray king
Mary, Michael and Leo
Your comments are bang ON!!!!
We have to tell the world about this Website and about the Catholicism Project... That is our part... Lord Jesus help us to do just that!!!!!
12/29/2010 1:21:36 AM
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Faithraiser.net
Special blessings to the families of today who keeps themselves! With the many things that's happening in today's world, knowing the wisdom of The First Epistle of St. Paul to Timothy 5:8, (Douay-Rheims) "But if any man have not care of his own and especially of those of his house, he hath denied the faith and is worse than an infidel" is the key for men to keep it, St. Joseph way...God's Way!
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