Tag Archives: Mary

Praying our way into God’s plan for us: A homily for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary time

  5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. February 4, 2018. Job 7:1-4, 6-7; 1Cor 9:16-19,22-23, Mk 1:29-39 Praying our way into God’s plan for us Jesus Christ, true God and true man, lacks nothing because “all things were created through Him … Continue reading

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Sin, Grace, and the waiting of the Advent Season: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Advent.

  1st Sunday of Advent. December 3, 2017. Is 63:16-17,19; 64:2-7; 1Cor 1:-9; Mk 13:33-37   Sin, Grace, and the waiting of the Advent Season There are many possible reasons why many people participate in the Eucharistic liturgy today but … Continue reading

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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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Loving God and neighbor: Why and How? A homily for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 29, 2017. Ex 22:20-26; 1 Thes 1:5-10; Mt 22:34-40 Loving God and neighbor: Why and how? I can still remember his face and the passionate tone of his voice when he spoke those words … 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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The Marian path to Christ-like attitude: A homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 1, 2017. Ez 18:25-28; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32 The Marian path to Christ-like attitude I pulled out my Rosary beads to pray during a plane flight some years ago.  The passenger next to me … 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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