Monthly Archives: July 2018

Remaining Catholic in a time of scandals: A homily for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 22, 2018. Jer 23:1-6; Eph 2:13-18; Mk 6:30-34 Remaining Catholic in a time of scandal I had a conversation recently with an elderly European couple who had abandoned the practice of their Catholic faith … Continue reading

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Living in the authority of Christ today: A homily for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 15th, 2018. Amos 7:12-15; Eph 1:3-14; Mk 6:7-13. Living in the authority of Christ today My mother had just taught me how to drive a car and it was the first time I had … Continue reading

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The “stupidity” of God: A homily for the 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 1, 2018. Wis 1:13-15, 2:23-24; 2Cor 8:7,9,13-15; Mk 5:21-43 The “stupidity” of God After ridiculing the Creation story and the doctrine of Original Sin in the Bible last week, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ended … Continue reading

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