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Finding strength for the storms of life: A homily for the Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion. April 14, 2019. Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; LK 23:1-49 Finding strength for the storms of life Talk about disconnect and you have the greatest example in Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. He knows every … Continue reading

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Before casting the stone at others: A homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent

5th Sunday of Lent 2019. April 7, 2019. Is 43:16-21; Phil 3:8-14; Jn 8:1-11 Before casting the stone at others When I once asked a congregation the first thing that came to their mind when I mentioned the name King … Continue reading

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Why Reconciliation must precede the Feast: A homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent

  4th Sunday in Ordinary Time. March 31st 2019. Jos 5:9,10-12; 2Cor 5:17-21; Lk 15:1-3, 11-32 Why Reconciliation must precede the Feast The Prodigal Son in today’s Gospel parable deeply wounded his father’s heart when he asked to have the … Continue reading

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Time and Grace: God’s most precious gifts – A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent

3rd Sunday of Lent. March 24, 2019. Ex 3:1-8, 13-15; 1Cor 10:1-6,10-12; Lk 13:1-9 Time and Grace: God’s most precious gifts What is the very first thing that we think of when we face the numerous tragic deaths of our … Continue reading

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Eucharistic adoration: An open invitation to a Transfiguration experience

  2nd Sunday of Lent. March 17, 2019 Gen 15:5-12, 17-18; Phil 3:17-4:1; Lk 9:28-36   Eucharistic adoration: An open invitation to a Transfiguration experience I was at a weekend retreat gathering of priests and religious some years ago. One … Continue reading

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The fight of the beloved: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Lent

  1st Sunday of Lent. March 10, 2019. Dt 26:4-10; Rom 10:8-13; Lk 4:1-13 The fight of the beloved I met John many years ago when he was hospitalized in the terminal stage of his cancer. He proudly told me … Continue reading

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Embracing Christ’s mission today: A homily for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. January 27, 2019. Neh 8:2-4,5-6,8-10; 1Cor 12:12-14, 27; Lk 1:1-4, 14-21 Embracing Christ’s mission today I was staying with a group of religious nuns in their convent in the Philippines while guiding them on an … Continue reading

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