Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Joy of discipline: A homily for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 25th 2013 Isaiah 66:18-21; Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13; Luke 13:22-30 The joy of discipline I recently came across the reports of the investigations into the deadly train accident that occurred in the last week of … Continue reading

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Peace through divisions: A homily for the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 18th 2013 Jer 38:4-6,8-10; Heb 12:1-4; Lk 12:49-53 The peace that comes in and through divisions Jesus shocks us in today’s Gospel by telling us that He has come to “set the earth on … Continue reading

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The foolishness of greed: A homily for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 4th 2013 Eccl. 1:2; 2:21-23; Col 3:1-5, 9-11; Lk 12:13-21 The foolishness of greed Today’s Gospel passage reminds me of the story of St. Thomas More, the 16th century English scholar, lawyer, civil servant, … Continue reading

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