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Rev. Jim Rolph is Parochial Vicar at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Fenton, MI.
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Nov 5, 2016

In this homily from the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time on October 30, 2016, Fr Jim talks about Zacchaeus and his curiosity to see who Jesus really is. Jesus in turn uses this opportunity to seek out Zacchaeus himself. 

Nov 5, 2016

In this homily on October 16, 2016, Fr Jim reflects on the quality of perseverance and how Jesus tells us to persevere and "pray always."

Oct 15, 2016

In this homily from the 28th Sunday in Ordinary time on October 8, 2016, Fr. Jim explains that we seek God out in prayer, listen to His voice and respond to His call.

Oct 15, 2016

In this homily from the 27th Sunday in Ordinary time on October 2, 2016, Fr. Jim reminds us that Jesus does indeed listen to us and he encourages us to ask God to increase our Faith. 

Oct 1, 2016

In this homily from 12 PM Mass on September 25, 2016, Fr. Jim talks about what we are being called to as Christians and asks us to consider that it may be more than we think.

Sep 25, 2016

In this homily on September 11, 2016, Fr Jim talks about the importance of prayer and challenges us to enter into the battle of prayer, putting things into God's hands.

 

Sep 17, 2016

In this homily on September 4, 2016, Fr Jim discusses the very confusing homily in Luke 14:25-33 and how it relates to our priorities in our lives. Are we loving Jesus first and are we allowing him to rightly order our life?

Sep 17, 2016

In this homily on August 28, 2016, Fr Jim talks about the definition of humility and how it applies to our lives as we reflect on who we are in Christ.

Aug 23, 2016

In this homily on August 21, 2016, Fr Jim refers to this Sunday as "Gut Check Sunday." Are we striving to enter through the narrow gate or do we think that the road is wide that leads to salvation?

Aug 20, 2016

In this homily on August 14, 2016, Fr Jim compares our faith journey and the work that is required to achieve our ultimate goal to that of an Olympic athlete. We must continue to sacrifice and strive to obtain our prize of Jesus himself.

Aug 20, 2016

In this homily on August 7, 2016, Fr Jim talks about Jesus' message that he consistently gives to his disciples and continues to give to us today; "Do not be afraid."

Jul 23, 2016

In this homily on July 17, 2016, Fr Jim talks about today's Gospel of Mary and Martha. He explains how we can use this Gospel as a reminder of how we can abide with Jesus through every moment of our day.

Jul 16, 2016

In this homily on July 10, 2016, Fr Jim does a wonderful job of walking through the Parable of the Good Samaritan and looking at it through the views of the early church fathers.

Jul 16, 2016

In this homily on June 26, 2016, Fr Jim talks about the relationships and the possessions that keep us from following Jesus and the difficult choice of choosing between two good things.

Jul 16, 2016

In this homily on June 19, 2016, Fr Jim talks about embracing our cross as Jesus did. In doing so, things don't become easy, but they become bearable and we will begin to walk with Jesus.

Jul 16, 2016

In this homily on June 5, 2016, Fr Jim reflects on the reality of pain and suffering, how Jesus is with during these times and how He can give us His grace even in our darkest moments.

Jun 19, 2016

In this homily from the the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ on May 29,2016, Fr Jim talks about the miracle that takes place every time we go to mass, in the transubstantiation of the bread and wine into The Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ.

 

May 28, 2016

In this homily from the the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity on May 22,2016, Fr Jim ask us to ponder what our lives would be like if we truly recognized that we are made in the image and likeness of God?

May 28, 2016

On this homily from Pentecost Sunday on May 15, 2016, Fr. Jim talks about the love story of God and His pursuance of us, as we ask ourselves if we are "tuned in" to God.

May 3, 2016

In this homily from the 6th Sunday of Easter on May 1,2016, Fr Jim talks about the peace of Jesus and shares the reallife story of Maximilian Kolbe. Fr Jim encourages us to allow theseed of Jesus' peace in our hearts and allow it to grow.

May 3, 2016

In this homily from the 5th Sunday of Easter on April 24,2016, Fr Jim talks about the role models that we have in our livesand how Jesus is the ultimate role model.

Apr 24, 2016

In this homily from Easter Sunday on March 27, 2016, Fr Jim talks about the fact that Jesus is ALIVE and we are challenged to confidently allow Him to enter our lives.

Apr 24, 2016

In this homily from the 3rd Sunday of Easter on April 10, 2016, Fr Jim reflects on the interactions of Jesus and Peter and how our lives compare to that of Peter. 

Mar 23, 2016

In this homily from Palm Sunday on March 20, 2016, Fr Jim talks about preparing for holy week and understanding the significance of Jesus' love and forgiveness.

Mar 14, 2016

In this homily from the 5th Sunday of Lent on March 13, 2016, Fr Jim ponders the question "What will happen when I encounter the mercy of God?"

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