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The promise that reigns: A homily for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 8th 2016. Wis 18:6-9; Heb 11:1-2,8-19; Lk 12:32-48 The promise that reigns A priest friend of mine said that in his early teens he had gone to his mother with excitement to inform her … Continue reading

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Eternal life from the Eucharist: A homily for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. June 22nd 2014 Dt. 8:2-3,14-16; 1Cor 10:16-17; Jn 6:51-58 A woman handed me an envelope after Mass a few weeks ago. It had a note that read something like this: … Continue reading

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Being greater than John the Baptist: A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Advent

3rd Sunday of Advent. December 15, 2013 Is 35:1-6,10; James 5:7-10; Mt 11:2-11 Being greater than John the Baptist John the Baptist served as Jesus’ precursor, prophet and Baptist. He was the one sent by the Father to be Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Acting as neighbors: A homily for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 14th 2013 Deut 30:10-14; Col 1:15-20; Lk 10:25-37 “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?…”And who is my neighbor?” A few months ago I heard that a childhood friend of mine who … Continue reading

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