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The power of the Spirit-filled heart: A homily for the Solemnity of Pentecost

Solemnity of Pentecost. May 20, 2018. Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7,12-13; Jn 20:19-23 The power of the Spirit-filled heart St. Luke’s depiction of the Pentecost event in the Acts of the Apostles shows us something about the preaching of the Spirit-filled … 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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The Motherhood of the Church: A homily for the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

Feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica. November 9th 2014 Ez 47:1-2,8-9,12; 1Cor 3:9-11,16-17; Jn 2:13-22 The Motherhood of the Church Why are we celebrating the anniversary of the dedication of the Lateran Basilica? Is it because of its … Continue reading

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Keeping the blessed faith: A homily for the solemnity of Sts Peter and Paul

Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul. June 29th 2014 Acts 12:1-10; 2Tim 4:6-8; Mt 16:13-19 Keeping the blessed faith “Blessed are you, Simon Son of Jonah. For flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my heavenly Father.” … Continue reading

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