Monthly Archives: October 2013

Prayer as life-support: A homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 20th 2013 Ex. 17:8-13; 2Tim 3:14-4:2; Lk 18:1-8 Prayer as life-support Jesus’ emphasis in today’s Gospel about the necessity of “praying always without becoming weary” reminds me of one of my most favorite descriptive … Continue reading

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What makes gratitude complete?: A homily for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 13th 2013. 2Kings 5:14-17; 2Tim 2:8-13; Lk 17:11-19 “Ten were cleansed, were they not? Where are the other nine?” Jesus worked many miracles of healing during His earthly ministry and we can safely assume … Continue reading

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When faith becomes life-giving: A homily for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 6, 2013 Habakkuk 1:2-3;2:2-4; 2Tim 1:6-8; 13-14 “The just one, because of his faith, shall live” The Prophet Habakkuk in today’s First Reading speaks for many of us who have prayed hard, striven to … Continue reading

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Lazarus: Our key to heaven. A homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 29th, 2013 Amos 6:1,4-7; 1Tim 6:11-16; Lk 16:19-31 Lazarus: Our key to heaven Imagine how, while he was alive, the rich man in today’s Gospel parable probably saw Lazarus. Maybe he saw him as … Continue reading

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