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The Palms of Victory: A homily for Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion. March 20th, 2016. Lk 19:28-40; Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; Lk 23:1-49 The Palms of Victory “I have set my face like flint, knowing that I shall not be put to shame.” It is that … 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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The Holy Spirit: Best gift of God above – A homily for the solemnity of Pentecost

Solemnity of Pentecost. May 23/24 2015 Gen 11:1-9; Acts 2:1-11; Rom 8:22-27; Jn 15:26-27; 16:12-15 The Holy Spirit: best gift of God above I recently saw an episode of the Cable TV show Hoarders that featured a particular woman who … Continue reading

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Marks of true devotion: A homily for the second Sunday of Lent

2nd Sunday of Lent. March 1st 2015 Gen 22;1-2,9.10-13,15-18; Rom 8:31-34; Mk 9:2-10 Marks of true devotion “I now know how devoted you are to God.” The Patriarch Abraham is praised for being a devoted servant of God: “I now … 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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Honesty and authentic fellowship with God: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Advent

1st Sunday of Advent. November 30, 2014. Is 63:16-17,19; 64:2-7; 1Cor 1:3-9; Mk 13:33-37 Honesty and authentic fellowship with God Ever had one of those brutally honest conversations with someone? I remember having one of such conversations with a priest … 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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