Tag Archives: Eucharist

Devotion to Our Lady of “no excuses”: A homily for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary time

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. November 19, 2017. Prov 31:10-13, 19-20,30-1; 1Thes 5:1-6; Mt 25:14-30 Devotion to Our Lady of “no excuses” “She brings him good, and not evil, all the days of her life.”  The woman of Proverbs 31 … Continue reading

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Catholicism and the call to humility: A homily for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time. November 5, 2017. Mal 1:14-2:2,8-10; Ps 131; 1 Thes 2:7-9,13; Mt 23:1-12 Catholicism and the call to humility When Jesus was presented in the temple by Mary and St. Joseph, the aged Simeon described Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Freedom from self-deception: A homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  29th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 22nd 2017 Is 45:1, 4-6; 1Thes 1:1-5; Mt 22:15-21 Freedom from self-deception In his interview with Alastair Campbell in GQ last week, Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby was pointedly asked about his view on … Continue reading

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The secret of the chosen ones: A homily for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary time

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 15, 2017 Is 25:6-10; Phil 4:12-14, 19-20; Mt 22:1-14 The Secret of the chosen ones St. Paul is incarcerated probably in Ephesus after drawing the ire of both Jews and Gentiles for his proclamation … Continue reading

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Forgiveness from the heart: why and how? – A homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 17, 2017. Sir 27:30-28:7; Rom 14:7-9; Mt 18:21-35 Forgiveness from the heart: why and how? “So will my heavenly do to you, unless each of you forgives his brother from the heart.” I thought … Continue reading

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The path to true contentment: A homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary time

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 3, 2017. 1 Jer 20:7-9; Rom 12:1-2; Mt 16:21-27 The path to true contentment “For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find … Continue reading

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When Christ becomes real to us: A homily for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 13, 2017. 1Kings 19:9, 11-13; Rom 9:1-5; Mt 14:22-33 When Christ becomes real to us “Peter got out of the boat and began to walk on the water towards Jesus.” She had grown up … Continue reading

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