Archbishop Bolhan's Homilies

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Archbishop Bohan shares his homiles from previous celebrations here.

  • Jul 1

    “Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, he has come to his people and set them free” My dear sisters and brothers, these words proclaiming freedom were spoken by Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist, on the birth of his son. Momentous words at a tremendously important birth, for John would be the one who went before the Messiah, announcing his coming and preparing his way.

    It was freedom that Jesus, the Messiah, proclaimed to all who would listen. Jesus said that those who are his disciples will come to know the truth and the truth will set them free. Of all the benefits that...

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  • Jun 30

    My dear friends, let me say first how pleased I am to be with you, as your Archbishop, this afternoon to celebrate this Mass for you the Miller High School graduates. Graduation from High School is an extremely special event. While preparing for this Mass, I realized that it was 52 years ago this month that I graduated from High School in Moncton, New Brunswick. You probably can’t even imagine anyone being that old! It is somewhat a surprise for me as well!

    Times have changed over the years, and the world has changed. Yet one thing doesn’t change: graduation from High School marks a...

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  • Jun 20

    Dear sisters and brothers, I am very pleased to be with you this afternoon to celebrate the Eucharist with you on this special day for our Lay Ministry candidates and to celebrate their commissioning. It is a great encouragement to see people from the Archdiocese continuing year after year to give their time and effort to follow the Lay Ministries program and year after year seeing people commissioned to be leaders of lay ministry in our diocesan Church.

    St Paul, in his letter to the Galatians which we heard today, reminds us of a fundamental characteristic of the Church which Jesus...

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  • Jun 20

    Dear sisters and brothers, I am very pleased to be with you this afternoon to celebrate the Eucharist with you on this special day for our Lay Ministry candidates and to celebrate their commissioning. It is a great encouragement to see people from the Archdiocese continuing year after year to give their time and effort to follow the Lay Ministries program and year after year seeing people commissioned to be leaders of lay ministry in our diocesan Church.

    St Paul, in his letter to the Galatians which we heard today, reminds us of a fundamental characteristic of the Church which Jesus...

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