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St. Wenceslaus Church – Scappoose, OR: Homilies

Dec 6, 2021

Why is the Trinity's loving, s-l-o-w work in your life like 3 men with shovels and pickaxes creating the Grand Canyon? You'll only know if you download and listen! God continues to complete the good work he's begun in you ... and in people around you. That's what calls us to hang-in-there with ourselves and to be...


Nov 29, 2021

Hear a true confession about avoiding sacramental Confession. It ties together Jesus' warning against drowsy hearts and St. Paul's prayer for strengthened hearts in the readings for the First Sunday of Advent. Guess who's guilty of sacrament avoidance? Listen to find out!

1st Sunday of Advent, Nov. 28, 2021; Fr. Charles...


Nov 22, 2021

Courage, refuge, strength, purpose in life: Listen to the voice of Christ the King who offers you these gifts for the here and now. What's more, let thoughts on Christ's Kingship in eternity offer you consolation and comfort regarding the deaths of young and young-adult Catholics such as Sr. Clare Crockett, SHM. For...


Nov 15, 2021

Get inspiration, encouragement, and "marching orders!" Hear how Christ seeks you out in love, redeems you, and recruits you into his "Freedom Force." Let the unexpected image of an Elite Forces rescue operation in a hostage situation give you a fresh take on the extraordinary Good News of what Jesus, our Big Brother...


Nov 9, 2021

Our guest homilist, Holy Cross Fr. Jim King, relates stories from Uganda which challenge us with modern-day parallels to the sacrificially generous widow in today's Gospel, the story of "The Widow's Mite" (Mark 12:38-44). Fr. Jim prods us to consider whether we're spending our lives giving more than taking.

32nd Sun. in...