Tag Archives: Eucharist

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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How all things can work for good: A homily for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 30th 2017. 1Kings 3:5,7-12; Rom 8:28-30; Mt 13:44-52   How all things can work for our good No one knew how a particular religious sister could connect so deeply with the abused young women … Continue reading

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Crippling our fears…for a change!: A homily for the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time. June 25th 2017 Jer 20:10-13; Rom 5:12-15; Mt 10:26-33 Crippling our fears…for a change! Is it not amazing how we can have so many experiences of God’s faithful love for us and still succumb to … Continue reading

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Gripped by the Eucharist: A homily for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ. Dt 8:2-3, 14-16; 1Cor 10:16-17; Jn 6:51-58 Gripped by the Eucharist Her husband had left her after close to 40 years of marriage and five grown kids and moved in with another … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd and our vocation story: A homily for the 4th Sunday of Easter

The Good Shepherd and our vocation story. The 4th Sunday of Easter. Acts 2:14,36-41; 1Pt 2:20-25; Jn 10:1-10 “I came that they might have life and have it more abundantly.” I have heard many vocation stories and the story line … Continue reading

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