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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We Must Resemble Christ in Our Daily Lives

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Matthew 5:13-16 The Book of Isaiah’s third section is the source of this weekend’s first reading. Scholars believe that this section was written perhaps in […]

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If You Remain Faithful, God’s Protection Will Prevail

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Matthew 5:1-12a The first biblical reading this weekend is from Zephaniah. These details are known about this prophet. He was the son of Cushi and […]

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It is Never too Late to Turn Your Devotion to God

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Matthew 4:12-23 The Book of Isaiah offers us a powerful lesson. Isaiah lived in a time when God’s people were skating on thin ice. They […]

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In Finding Jesus, We Find God

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time John 1:29-34 The Book of Isaiah furnishes this weekend’s first reading from the Scriptures. Relief and joy uplifted the atmosphere. Hopes centered upon a bright […]

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Who Were These Magi Driven by the Wish to Know God?

Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord Matthew 2:1-12 This weekend, the Church celebrates the ancient Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord, commemorating, and reflecting upon, the visit of […]

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Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God

THE OCTAVE DAY OF THE NATIVITY OF THE LORD Luke 2:16-21 The Book of Numbers provides the first reading.  It is the fourth book, in sequence, of the first five […]

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He, the Eternal Light of the World, is Born

Feast of the Birth of Our Lord John 1:1-18 The third section of Isaiah supplies the first lesson. To understand the reading, it helps to be aware of the historical […]

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Focusing on Christ Dispels the World’s Darkness

Fourth Sunday of Advent Matthew 1:18-24 The Book of Isaiah is the source of this weekend’s first reading. Isaiah was between a rock and a hard place, so to speak. He […]

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Focusing on Christ Dispels the World’s Darkness

Third Sunday of Advent Matthew 11:2-11 The Book of Isaiah is the source of this weekend’s first reading. Isaiah was between a rock and a hard place, so to speak. He […]

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Turn to God in Humility 

Second Sunday of Advent Matthew 3:1-12 Once again, the Book of Isaiah provides the first reading. This weekend’s reading is in the same mood as that of last week. Isaiah […]

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We Must Prepare for the Second Coming

First Sunday of Advent Matthew 24:37-44 This weekend, that of the First Sunday of Advent, begins the new Church liturgical year. Therefore, the readings for this weekend and until Advent 2023, […]

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Christ the King; Christ the Sacrifice

Feast of Christ the King Luke 23:35-43 The Second Book of Samuel furnishes the first reading for this feast, marking the close of the Church’s year. The two books of Samuel […]