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Being consecrated souls: A homily for the Feast of the Lord’s Baptism

Feast of the Lord’s Baptism. January 10, 2016. Is 42:1-4,6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Lk 3:15-16,21-22 Being consecrated souls I was awakened from sleep by the beeping of my phone at about 2:30 am some months ago and I rushed to retrieve … Continue reading

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Living the motto of the saints: A homily for the Solemnity of All Saints

Solemnity of All Saints. November 1, 2015. Rev 7:2-4,9-14; 1Jn 3:1-3; Mt 5:1-12 Living the motto of the saints “Salvation comes from our God, who is seated on the throne, and from the Lamb!” “Never give up!” That is a … Continue reading

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Crossing to the other side: A homily for the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time. June 20, 2015. Job 38:1, 8-11; 2Cor 5:14-17; Mk 4:35-41 Crossing to the other side “Let us cross to the other side.” What are some things that cause you some level of fear in this … Continue reading

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Time to merit heaven: A homily for the feast of the Lord’s baptism

Feast of the Lord’s Baptism. January 11, 2015 Is 42:1-4,6-7; Acts 10:34-38; Mk 1:7-11 Time to merit heaven What would be the greatest tragedy that could ever befall a Christian in this life? Financial loss? Sickness? Broken relationships? Rejection by … Continue reading

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Receiving double for our sins: A homily for the 2nd Sunday of Advent

2nd Sunday of Advent. December 7th 2014. Is 40:1-5, 9-11; 2Pt 3:8-14; Mk 1:1-8 Receiving double for our sins How does God respond to our sins? We know for sure that He always offers us forgiveness for our sins. But … Continue reading

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The only easy yoke and light burden: A homily for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 6th 2014 Zec. 9:9-10; Rom 8:9, 11-13; Mt 11:25-30 The only easy yoke and light burden “For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” For many of us facing hard moments in … Continue reading

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Who am I not to judge? : A homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent

4th Sunday of Lent. March 30th 2014. 1Sm 16:1,6-7, 10-13; Eph 5:8-14, Jn 9:1-41 Who am I not to judge? On a recent classroom discussion on current moral issues, one of the participants remarked, “Didn’t Pope Francis say, “Who am … Continue reading

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