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Why we must grow in our faith today: A homily for the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  27th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 6, 2019. Hab 1:2-3; 2:2-4; 2Tim 1:6-8,13-14; Lk 17:5-10 Why we must grow in our faith today “Increase our faith.” Jesus had just assured His disciples of the inevitability of temptations and the … Continue reading

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Lazarus, Dives and the Four Last Things: A homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 29, 2019. Amos 6:1,4-7; 1Tim 6:11-16; Lk 16:19-31 Lazarus, Dives, and the Four Last Things “My child, remember you received what was good during your lifetime while Lazarus likewise received what was bad.” … Continue reading

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Taking the first step back to God: A homily for 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 15, 2019. Ex 32:7-11,13-14; 1Tim 1:12-17; Lk 15:1-32   Taking the first step back to God “Father, I have sinned against heaven and against you.” The last few months have been particularly trying … Continue reading

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Making constant sacrifices in our Christian vocation: A homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

  23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 8, 2019. Wis 9:13-18; Phlm 9-10,12-17; Lk 14:25-33 Making constant sacrifices in our Christian vocation.   Venerable Fulton Sheen made a commitment to spend a Holy Hour of prayer before the Blessed Sacrament … Continue reading

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Taking the lowest place like Jesus: A homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 1, 2019. Sir 3:17-18,20,28-29; Heb 12:18-19,22-24; Lk 14:1,7-14   Taking the lowest place like Jesus   “When you are invited, go and take the lowest place.”   What exactly is the lowest place in … Continue reading

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The right way of striving for heaven – A homily for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 25, 2019. Is 66:18-21; Heb 12:5-7,11-13; Lk 13:22-30 The right way of striving for heaven “Strive to enter through the narrow gate.” I recently saw a picture of gay pride parade in which a … Continue reading

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The fire of Christ and the divisions in our world: A homily for the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  20th Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 18, 2019. Jer 38:4-6,8-10; Heb 12:1-4; Lk 12:49-53   The fire of Christ and the divisions in our world We are no strangers to divisions, people divided from us or from each other … Continue reading

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