Monthly Archives: February 2014

Being open to divine goodness: A homily for the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time. February 23, 2014 Lev 19:1-2,17-18; 1Cor 3:16-23; Mt 5:38-48 “Be perfect just as your heavenly father is perfect.” How could you forgive the man who raped your mother and who is responsible for your being … Continue reading

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Why train the heart?: A homily for the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time. February 16, 2014. Sirach 15:15-20; 1Cor 2:6-10; Mt 5:17-37 Why train the heart? In my years of ministry to the engaged couples, I was frequently asked by the couples, “Why is it wrong for us … Continue reading

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Disinterestedness: The forgotten virtue – A homily for the 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. February 9, 2014. Is 58:7-10; 1Cor 2:1-5; Mt 5:13-16 Disinterestedness: The forgotten virtue Blessed Theresa of Calcutta was once asked in an interview what she would do if she was forced by the government of … Continue reading

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How joyful are the Rosary’s joyful mysteries?: A homily for the feast of the Presentation

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. February 3, 2014. Mal 3:1-4; Heb 2:14-18; Lk 2:22-40 How joyful are the rosary’s joyful mysteries? Growing up praying the Holy Rosary as a young man, I used to see the joyful mysteries … Continue reading

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