Msgr. Owen Campion

Msgr. Owen Campion

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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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The Lord is calling us to be His disciples: How will you respond?

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time John 1:35-42 The First Book of Samuel is the source of the first reading for this weekend. Originally, First and Second Samuel were one volume. […]

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Listen to the Lord, that you may have life

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord Mark 1:7-11 This weekend, the Church invites us to celebrate the great feast of the Baptism of the Lord, great because it commemorates […]

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We come to worship the newborn King

Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord Matthew 2:1-12 This weekend, the Church invites us to celebrate the feast of the Epiphany of the Lord, one of the most revered […]

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The perfect example of a holy family: Jesus, Mary and Joseph

Feast of the Holy Family Luke 2:22-40 A selection of readings is possible for this feast. These comments refer to one set of readings. The Book of Genesis provides the […]

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The kingship of David is fulfilled in the Son of Mary

Fourth Sunday Of Advent Luke 1:26-38 The first reading for this weekend is from the Second Book of Samuel. Once, the two Books of Samuel were a single volume. Translations […]

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The One who is to come is far mightier than we are

Third Sunday Of Advent John 1:6-8, 19-28 This weekend, the Church celebrates “Gaudete Sunday,” the name coming from the opening word of the Entrance Antiphon. In Latin, “gaudete” means “to […]

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Make clear the way of the Lord by dedicating ourselves to Him

Second Sunday of Advent Mark 1:1-8 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 […]

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If COVID-19 restrictions seem like a sacrifice, they have nothing on the rations of WWII

Tired of restrictions imposed to control the COVID-19 virus, facemasks, social distancing, reduced hours at stores and closed offices? Will it ever end? Americans have seen similar conditions and much […]

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We anxiously await the Lord’s return in glory

First Sunday Of Advent Mark 13:33-37 This weekend, the Church begins Advent. It begins the use of biblical readings from Year B of its three-year cycle. It also is the […]

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The Lord will defeat our death and judge us rightly

Feast of Christ the King Matthew 25:31-46 On this weekend, the Church concludes its liturgical year of 2020. Next week, a new year will begin with the First Sunday of […]

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Christians must prepare themselves for the Lord’s return

Thirty-Third Sunday In Ordinary Time Matthew 25:14-30 The Book of Proverbs provides this weekend’s first reading. This book was composed when both the Holy Land and the lives of its […]

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Live each day as a disciple

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Matthew 25:1-13 The Book of Wisdom supplies the first reading for this weekend. The book’s title itself teaches a lesson. As centuries passed, foreign influences […]