Homilies

An archive of Bishop Donald DeGrood’s homilies, most from the televised Sunday TV Mass. (available to download)

Called to be holy – Sunday TV Mass

Called to be holy – Sunday TV Mass

Homilies
Do you desire to be holy? This past weekend in his homily, Bishop DeGrood explains how we are to respond to the desire to grow in holiness, and how it requires cooperation with the Lord and to seek that which is true, good and beautiful.
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Mary, Mother of God – Sunday TV Mass

Mary, Mother of God – Sunday TV Mass

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Does it amaze you that Jesus has a mother? Jesus, who in his divinity has always existed, has a human mother. That is something to marvel at. On this Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, Bishop DeGrood talked about why Mary is the most dignified and honored human being. He also explains what we can learn from Mary and her disposition, and why art and statues often include an apple and a snake.
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The spirit of the Lord – Sunday TV Mass

The spirit of the Lord – Sunday TV Mass

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Are you ready for the coming of Christ? This weekend in his homily, Bishop DeGrood encouraged us to walk in the light, awaken from our slumber and to put on the armor of light. Bishop also encouraged us to develop practices that will help us live in the light of the Lord and help us grow in the cardinal virtues.
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The armor of light – Sunday TV Mass

The armor of light – Sunday TV Mass

Homilies
Are you ready for the coming of Christ? This weekend in his homily, Bishop DeGrood encouraged us to walk in the light, awaken from our slumber and to put on the armor of light. Bishop also encouraged us to develop practices that will help us live in the light of the Lord and help us grow in the cardinal virtues.
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You have a choice to make – Sunday TV Mass

You have a choice to make – Sunday TV Mass

Homilies
You have a choice to make. To live your life with Jesus as the king of your life, or to serve yourself. This past weekend, Bishop DeGrood talked about what it means to live in cooperation with God's perfect plan, and what the pitfalls are of living for ourselves. Will you choose the path of Lucifer, who chose to serve himself? Or will you choose true freedom? The choice is yours.
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Get comfortable with being uncomfortable – Sunday TV Mass

Get comfortable with being uncomfortable – Sunday TV Mass

Homilies
Have you ever wondered about life after death? Or what heaven will be like? This weekend's readings had a common thread: life after death. In the gospel Jesus tells us what it will be like in heaven. In his homily this weekend, Bishop DeGrood encourages us to stand strong in our faith, and to remember we are never alone on our journey to heaven.
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Life after death – Sunday TV Mass

Life after death – Sunday TV Mass

Homilies
Have you ever wondered about life after death? Or what heaven will be like? This weekend's readings had a common thread: life after death. In the gospel Jesus tells us what it will be like in heaven. In his homily this weekend, Bishop DeGrood encourages us to stand strong in our faith, and to remember we are never alone on our journey to heaven.
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Looking for love in all the wrong places – Sunday TV Mass

Looking for love in all the wrong places – Sunday TV Mass

Homilies
Did you know the shepherd's staff had two purposes? It wasn't used just for walking. The end of the staff was used to keep dangers away from the herd, and the hook was used to reign in stray sheep. This weekend in his homily, Bishop DeGrood explained the correlation between Moses's staff and the bishop's crosier.
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