Monthly Archives: November 2014

Welcoming the disguised king: A homily for the Solemnity of Christ the King

Solemnity of Christ the King. November 23rd 2014 Ez 34:11-12,15-17; 1Cor 15:20-26,28; Mt 25:31-46 Welcoming the disguised King Pope Francis reminded us last week of how easily we Catholics could fail to recognize the Lord Jesus in His numerous visits … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Having a true fear of God: A homily for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. November 16th 2014. Prov 31:10-13,19-20,30-31; 1Thes 5:1-6; Mt 25:14-30 Having a true fear of God The worthy wife and mother depicted in the last chapter of the book of Proverbs in today’s First Reading leaves … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

The Motherhood of the Church: A homily for the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica. November 9th 2014 Ez 47:1-2,8-9,12; 1Cor 3:9-11,16-17; Jn 2:13-22 The Motherhood of the Church Why are we celebrating the anniversary of the dedication of the Lateran Basilica? Is it because of its … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Why believe in Purgatory: A homily for the Commemoration of the faithful departed

Commemoration of all the Faithful departed. November 2nd 2014 2Mac 12:43-46; Rom 8:31-35,37-39; Jn 14:1-6 Why believe in purgatory? “You have faith in God; have faith also in me.” Why should we believe in purgatory? Why should we pray for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment