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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Encountering God leads to conversion, eternal life

Third Sunday of Lent Luke 13:1-9 In the first reading from the Book of Exodus, Moses encountered God. Moses was tending his father-in-law’s flock when suddenly an angel appeared and […]

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God’s love shows through in the Transfiguration

Second Sunday in Lent Luke 9:28b-36 The Book of Genesis is the source of the first reading. It is a story about Abraham, whom the Jews regard as the father […]

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Faithfulness to God gives strength to His people

First Sunday Of Lent Luke 4:1-13 The Book of Deuteronomy provides the first reading for this first Sunday of Lent. Deuteronomy looks to the days when the Hebrews were fleeing […]

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Conversion a matter of the heart

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Luke 6:27-38 The First Book of Samuel is the source of this weekend’s initial reading in the Liturgy of the Word. Ancient in origin, scholars […]

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Following God is the only lasting reality

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Luke 6:17, 2-26 For its first reading, this weekend’s liturgy presents a selection from the Book of Jeremiah. Jeremiah must have been intense in his […]

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God calls the unworthy

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Luke 5:1-11 The Book of Isaiah is the source of the first reading this weekend. Written before the Babylonian conquest, this prophecy was composed when, […]

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The prophets lead all peoples to salvation in Christ

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Luke 4:21-30 The Book of Jeremiah provides the first reading for this weekend. This book is regarded as one of the major Hebrew prophetic works […]

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Our response to God’s love and salvation

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Luke 1:1-14, 4:14-21 The Book of Nehemiah furnishes the first reading for this weekend. Although some Old Testament books tell the history of the people […]

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Mary’s example shows to us the glory of the Lord

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time John 2:1-11  The Book of Isaiah furnishes this weekend’s first reading. When the third section of Isaiah was written, the Hebrew people had just emerged […]

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In Jesus, the glory of God’s love has been revealed

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord Luke 3:15-16, 21-22 The feast of the Baptism of the Lord is very important to the Church’s mission of bringing us to Christ. […]

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The Lord’s promise to the faithful is fulfilled in glory

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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Familial love and obedience demonstrated by the Holy Family

Feast of the Holy Family Luke 2:41-52 This weekend, the Sunday between Christmas and New Year’s, the Church celebrates the feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. […]