Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Call to Joy: A homily for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 26th 2014 Ex 22:20-26; 1Thes 1:5-10; Mt 22:34-40 The call to joy “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind…Love your neighbour as yourself.” … Continue reading

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Recognizing the divine image: A homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 19th 2014 Is 45:1,4-6; 1Thes 1:1-5; Mt 22:15-21 Recognizing the divine image “Whose image is this and whose inscription? This last week we heard the tragic story of the murder of a transgendered young … Continue reading

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Accepting all from God: A homily for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 12th 2014. Is 25:6-10; Phil 4:12-14,19-20; Mt 22:1-14 Accepting all from God “Many are invited but few are chosen.” Blessed Teresa of Calcutta once said, “Whatever He (God) gives, receive with gratitude; whatever He … Continue reading

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Praying our way into true peace: A homily for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 5th 2014. Is 5:1-7; Phil 4:6-9; Mt 21:33-43 Praying our way into true peace “Do you pray? How do you pray?” The answer to these questions determines the depth of inner peace that we … Continue reading

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The story behind divine forgiveness: A homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 28th 2014 Ez 18:25-28; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32 The story behind divine forgiveness “Tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you.” Anytime that I attend the Sacrament of Reconciliation, I … Continue reading

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