Monthly Archives: July 2014

Being possessed by the Kingdom: A homily for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 27th 2014. 1Kgs 3:5, 7-12; Rom 8:28-30; Mt 13:44-52 Being possessed by the Kingdom In the last few days, we have been hearing very disturbing stories of the Christians in the Iraqi city of … Continue reading

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The good will of the rich soil: A homily for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 15, 2014 Is 55:10-11; Rom 8:18-23; Mt 13:1-23 The good will of the rich soil Today’s Gospel parable of the seeds being sown and not bearing fruit makes me ask instinctively, “What type of … Continue reading

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The only easy yoke and light burden: A homily for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 6th 2014 Zec. 9:9-10; Rom 8:9, 11-13; Mt 11:25-30 The only easy yoke and light burden “For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” For many of us facing hard moments in … Continue reading

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Keeping the blessed faith: A homily for the solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul

Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul. June 29th 2014 Acts 12:1-10; 2Tim 4:6-8; Mt 16:13-19 Keeping the blessed faith “Blessed are you, Simon Son of Jonah. For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my heavenly Father.” … Continue reading

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