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2015 archive of Blog

2015 archive of Blog

Holy Family, Year C, December 27, 2015, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/28/15

Who has seen the new Star War movie?  [Allow a show of hands] Wasn’t it exciting . . . all the conflicts and tension?  And that was just “getting my popcorn.”  I saw the movie last weekend with some family members.  I liked it.  It already has broken all ... Read More »

Christmas, Year C, December 24/25, 2015, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/28/15

Once upon a time, in the forest, there lived a little scrub apple tree.  It was a fine tree but it was small, especially compared to the majestic cottonwood trees, which grew all around it.  These cottonwood trees are the tallest of all the trees in the forest. Their ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Advent, Year C, December 20, 2015, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/21/15

Verse 1

Mary, did you know that your Baby Boy would one day walk on water?

Mary, did you know that your Baby Boy would save our sons and daughters?

Did you know that your Baby Boy has come to make you new? This Child that you’d deliver will ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Advent, Year C, December 13, 2015, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/15/15

This past Thursday, I did something that I have always wanted to do.  [Show Vikings attire] I was a Viking fan at an opposing team’s stadium.  That’s right.  I was at the game in Phoenix. I have a couple of buddies who are hard-core Arizona Cardinal fans; so I ... Read More »

First Sunday of Advent, Year C, November 29, 2015, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/01/15

I sing:

1. People, look east. The time is near of the crowning of the year. Make your house fair as you are able, trim the hearth and set the table. People, look east and sing today: Love, the guest, is on the way.

 

Isn’t that a nice song? ... Read More »

Christ the King, Year B, November 21, 2015, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 12/01/15

Remember last week when I talked about “letting go?”  Well, let me tell you how “letting go” can happen.  I suggest that when there is a big change in your life . . . make time to be in that space and tell the stories of all the memories ... Read More »

Thirty-Third Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year B, November 15, 2015, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 11/17/15

OK, think of your life as a tree.  I need a few volunteers.  [Instructions to volunteers in italics]

 I want you to pretend to be trees.

 

1. First, A tree has roots.  So be let us see your roots [demonstrate by showing my feet]

Sometimes deep roots . ... Read More »

Thirtieth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year B, October 25, 2015, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 10/26/15

Sing verse 1

In Christ alone my hope is found; He is my light, my strength, my song; This cornerstone, this solid ground, Firm through the fierc

est drought and storm. What heights of love, what depths of peace, When fears are stilled, when strivings cease! My comforter, my ... Read More »

Twenty-Eighth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year B, October 11, 2015, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 10/15/15

If you have a cell phone with you, I would like you to take it out right now.  Go ahead and use it if you want.  Take a picture of me or record this homily.   [I pose for some pictures.]  Ok, now set the phone aside.

 

As you ... Read More »

Twenty-Fourth Sunday In Ordinary Time, Year B, September 13, 2015, by Fr. Kevin Anderson

Posted by Michele Skeim on 10/15/15

Sometimes life feels puzzling.  Sometimes we are not sure of how we “fit in” or in what direction we should go.  Well, the gospel invites us to answer the question of who Jesus is in our lives.  We can respond as the disciples did, or we can create our ... Read More »

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