Msgr. Owen Campion

The Sunday Gospel

Msgr. Owen Campion is a retired priest from the diocese of Tennesee currently serving the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend at St. Peter and Paul Parish in Huntington.

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Allow Jesus to Transfigure Our Lives, How We See Others

Second Sunday of Lent The Book of Genesis is the source of this weekend’s first reading. Often, Genesis is associated with its creation narratives. Much else is included in Genesis. […]

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Our Actions, Desire for His Mercy, Show Our Love for God

First Sunday of Lent The first reading, from the Book of Genesis, presents the familiar story of Noah. It is a story of a contrast and of the consequences of […]

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We Yearn to Be with Jesus, the Source of Life and Peace

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time The first reading for this weekend comes from the Book of Leviticus. In sequence, Leviticus is the third book in modern translations of the Bible. […]

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In Choosing to Follow Christ, We Are Called to Serve Others

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time The Book of Job is the source of this weekend’s first reading. This book furnishes few details about the identity of Job. It nonetheless is […]

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While Temptations Arise, Christians Are Called to Reject Sin

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time The Book of Deuteronomy furnishes the first reading for this weekend. Deuteronomy appears in bibles as the fifth book in sequence in the Old Testament. […]

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The Work of the Apostles Brings Us to Jesus Christ

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time The first reading for this weekend is from the Book of Jonah, an Old Testament writing seldom presented in the liturgy. While Jonah is the […]

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Christ, True God and True Man, Is in Our Midst

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time The First Book of Samuel is the source of the first reading for this weekend. Originally, First and Second Samuel were one volume. At some […]

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Epiphany Celebrates the Salvation God Has Offered to Us All

Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord This weekend, the Church invites us to celebrate the feast of the Epiphany of the Lord, one of the most revered feasts in […]

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It Is Never too Late to Turn to Christ to Seek His Mercy

Fourth Sunday of Advent The first reading for this weekend is from the Second Book of Samuel. Once, the two Books of Samuel were a single volume. Translations through the […]

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In Advent, May We See Christ’s Coming as a Source of Peace

Third Sunday of Advent This weekend, the Church celebrates Gaudete Sunday, the name coming from the opening word of the entrance antiphon. In Latin, gaudete means “to rejoice.” Rejoicing is not […]

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In Advent, Our Entire Focus Should Be on the Coming of Christ

Second Sunday of Advent The second part of the Book of Isaiah provides the first reading for this Second Sunday of Advent. When this book was written, God’s people were […]

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Advent Offers Us a Chance to Truly Encounter the Living God

First Sunday of Advent This weekend, the Church begins Advent. It begins the use of biblical readings from Year B of its three-year cycle. It is also the beginning of […]