Monthly Archives: May 2016

Taking equality seriously: A homily for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. May 22nd 2016. Prv 8:22-31; Rom 5:1-5; Jn 16:12-15 Taking equality seriously The results of a recent survey on divorced (or separated) couples indicates that many married couples face crises in their marriages when … Continue reading

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Opening to the Holy Spirit: A homily for the Solemnity of Pentecost

Solemnity of Pentecost. May 15th 2016. Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7,12-13; Jn 20:19-23 Opening to the Spirit And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit. So Jesus broke the chains of death, rose from the dead, threw open the stone … Continue reading

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Awaiting the return of the Judge: A homily for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. May 8, 2016. Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Lk 24:46-53 Awaiting the return of the Judge St. Luke’s account of the Ascension of the Lord Jesus shows us how the disciples’ awe-filled contemplation of … Continue reading

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Crowding out fear: A homily for the 6th Sunday of Easter

6th Sunday of Easter. May 1, 2016. Acts 15:1-2,22-29; Rev 21:10-14,22-23; Jn 14:23-29 Crowding out fear “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you.” I had been out all day at the Philippines Immigration office in Intramuros … Continue reading

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