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Easter: The divine response to our regrets : A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter

  3rd Sunday of Easter. April 15, 2018 Acts 3:13-15, 17-19; 1Jn 2:1-5; Lk 24:35-48 Easter: The divine response to our regrets The Mariam-Webster’s dictionary defines regret as “sorrow caused by something beyond one’s power to remedy.” If we value … Continue reading

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Divine mercy in our souls: A homily for Divine mercy Sunday

Divine Mercy Sunday. April 8, 2018. Acts 4:32-35, 1Jn 5:1-6; Jn 20:19-31 Divine mercy in our souls I had the opportunity some years ago to speak to some seminarians who were losing their faith in their religious and priestly vocation … Continue reading

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The humble and silent path to glory: A homily for Passion/Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday. March 25th 2015. Mk 11:1-11; Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; Mk 14:1-15:47 The humble and silent path to glory We begin our Palm Sunday liturgy outside the Church reading about Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem riding on a colt … Continue reading

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Divine love and our addictions: A homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent

  4th Sunday of Lent. March 11th 2018. 2 Chr 36:14-16,19-21; Eph 2:4-10; Jn 3:14-21   Divine love and our addictions I was deeply moved some years ago as I watched an episode of the reality TV show Hoarders: buried … Continue reading

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Christian zeal in an era of “paradigm shift”: A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent 2018

3rd Sunday of Lent. March 4, 2018. Ex 20:1-17; 1Cor 1:22-25; Jn 2:13-25 Christian zeal in an era of “paradigm shift.” One phrase that has been thrown around recently in the Church regarding her moral teaching on life, sex, and … Continue reading

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Why God tests our hearts: A homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent

2nd Sunday of Lent. February 25, 2018. Gen 22:1-2,9,10-13,15-18; Rom 8:31-34; Mk 9:2-10 Why God tests our hearts. Abraham had shown his love for God in so many ways. He had abandoned the comfort of his rich and fertile land … Continue reading

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Praying our way into God’s plan for us: A homily for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary time

  5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. February 4, 2018. Job 7:1-4, 6-7; 1Cor 9:16-19,22-23, Mk 1:29-39 Praying our way into God’s plan for us Jesus Christ, true God and true man, lacks nothing because “all things were created through Him … Continue reading

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