Monthly Archives: September 2013

When condemnation turns to commendation: A homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 22nd 2013 Amos 8:4-7; 1Tim 2:1-8; Lk 16:1-13 When condemnation turns to commendation Today’s Gospel parable poses a tough question, “Why would Jesus use a story of a dubious servant to teach us a … Continue reading

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Fighting the right demons: A homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 15, 2013 Ex 32:7-11,13-14; 1Tim 1:12-17; Lk 15:1-32 Fighting the right demons Ever wondered why many world superpowers were ready to go to war over the crises in Syria even with inconclusive evidence that … Continue reading

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Giving Him an undivided Heart: A homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 8th, 2013 Wisdom 9:13-18; Psalm 90:3-6, 12-17, Philemon 1:9-10, 12-17; Luke 14:25-33 A few weeks before I entered the seminary in Boston, Massachusetts in 2001, I heard the surprising story of a 78 year … Continue reading

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Eating the humble but healthy pie: A homily for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 1, 2013 Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29: Psalm 68:4-7,10-11; Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-24; Luke 14:1, 7-14 “You will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous” Alehandra Pereyra is a 44 year old woman in the … Continue reading

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