Tag Archives: Mary

Are we really in God’s kingdom now? A homily for the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time. June 17, 2018. Ez 17:22-24; 2Cor 5:6-10; Mk 4:26-34 Are we really in God’s kingdom now? It was my first experience anointing a parishioner in hospital. It was chaotic in the ICU as the doctors … Continue reading

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The Presence that makes all the difference: A homily for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi

Solemnity of Corpus Christi. June 3, 2018. Ex 24:3-8; Heb 9:11-15; Mk 14:12-16, 22-26. The Presence that makes all the difference “We will do everything that the Lord has told us…All that the Lord has said we will do.” These … Continue reading

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Created, called, and graced for divine communion: A homily for the Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity

  Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity. May 27, 2018. Dt 4:32-34,39-40; Rom 8:14-17; Mt 28:16-20 Created, called and graced for divine communion “Juan Carlos, that you are gay does not matter. God made you that way and that is … Continue reading

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The power of the Spirit-filled heart: A homily for the Solemnity of Pentecost

Solemnity of Pentecost. May 20, 2018. Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7,12-13; Jn 20:19-23 The power of the Spirit-filled heart St. Luke’s depiction of the Pentecost event in the Acts of the Apostles shows us something about the preaching of the Spirit-filled … Continue reading

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The cost of friendship with Christ: A homily for the 6th Sunday of Easter

6th Sunday of Easter. May 6, 2018 Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48; 1Jn 4:7-10; Jn 15:9-17 The cost of friendship with Christ Have you ever had that experience on Facebook when you accept an invitation from someone to become your friend … Continue reading

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The good flock of the Good Shepherd: A homily for the 4th Sunday of Easter

The good flock of the Good Shepherd Acts 4:8-12; 1Jn 3:1-2, Jn 10:11-18 I recently heard the interesting vocation story of a Filipina religious sister, a professed religious for over 30 years. She was about 8 years old when she … Continue reading

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Divine mercy in our souls: A homily for Divine mercy Sunday

Divine Mercy Sunday. April 8, 2018. Acts 4:32-35, 1Jn 5:1-6; Jn 20:19-31 Divine mercy in our souls I had the opportunity some years ago to speak to some seminarians who were losing their faith in their religious and priestly vocation … Continue reading

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