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Giving all from our poverty: A homily for the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. November 11, 2018. 1Kgs 17:10-16; Heb 9:24-28; Mk 12:38-44   Giving all from our poverty “But she, from her poverty, has contributed all she had, her whole livelihood.”  I was asked some years ago to … Continue reading

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Why we must drink the cup of Jesus today: A homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  29th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 21, 2018. Is 53:10-11; Heb 4:14-16; Mk 10:35-45 Why we must drink the cup of Jesus today Have you ever had the thought of quitting on some inspired goal? Maybe you have been … Continue reading

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Why our hearts must be transformed first: A homily for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  27th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 7, 2018. Gen 2:18-24; Heb 2:9-11; Mk 10:2-16 Why our hearts must be transformed first “Because of the hardness of your hearts he wrote you this commandment.” I was asked by a faithful … Continue reading

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Prophets after Christ’s own heart: A homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 30, 2018. Num 11:25-29; James 5:1-6; Mk 9:38-43,45,47-48   Prophets after Christ’s own heart I met a prophet some years ago and it was not a bible preacher or missionary or anything like … Continue reading

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Following Christ’s path to true greatness: A homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  25th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 23, 2018. Wisdom 2:12, 17-20; James 3:16-4:3; Mk 9:30-37 Following Christ’s path to true greatness While lamenting her ardent desire to be a great saint and her obvious littleness and weakness, St. Therese … Continue reading

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Who do we say that Jesus is? A homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 18, 2018. Is 50:5-9; Jas 2:14-18; Mk 8:27-35 Who do we say that Jesus is? Who do you say that I am? NBA superstar Stephen Curry had a wonderful time in his brief … Continue reading

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The real truth about our defiled hearts: A homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

  22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 2, 2018. Dt. 4:1-2,6-8; James 1:17-18,21-22,27; Mk 7:1-8,14-15,21-23 The real truth about our defiled hearts I was shocked and disgusted at the airport a few weeks ago when I noticed two men giggling … Continue reading

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