Monthly Archives: March 2014

Worshipping in spirit and in truth: A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent

3rd Sunday in Lent. March 23rd 2014 Ex 17:3-7; Rom 5:1-2,5-8; Jn 4:5-42 Worshipping God in spirit and truth A few months ago I thought I’d get in touch with a college buddy and roommate of mine whom I had … Continue reading

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Changing faces, unchanging hearts: A homily for the 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

2nd Sunday of Lent. March 16th 22014 Genesis 12:1-4; 2 Timothy 1:8-10; Matthew 17:1-9 Changing faces, unchanging hearts Two things changed during the Transfiguration of Jesus. His face “shone like the sun” and his “clothes became white as light;” but … Continue reading

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Preparing for temptations: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Lent

2nd Sunday of Lent. March 9th 2014 Gen 2:7-9; 3:1-7; Rom 5:12, 17-19; Mt 4:1-11 Preparing for temptations The religious significance of the three places where Jesus was tempted in today’s Gospel (wilderness, temple, and mountain) tells us something about … Continue reading

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Know your needs, conquer your worries : A homily for the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

8th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Isaiah 49:14–15; 1 Corinthians 4:1–5; Matthew 6:24–24 Know your needs, conquer your worries. “All these things will be given you besides.” Supposing I ask you now to name all of your hearts wants and desires. … Continue reading

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