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Why obedience always matters: A homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 30th 2015. Dt 4:1-2,6-8; James 1:17-18,21-22,27; Mk 7:1-8,14-15,21-23 Why obedience always matters At a recent Mass for college students in Manila, I began my homily by exclaiming, “God is good…!” and the students responded … Continue reading

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Responding to God’s favours: A homily for the 4th Sunday of Advent

4th Sunday of Advent. December 21, 2014 2Sam 7:1-5,8-12,14,16; Rom 16:25-27; Lk 1:26-38 Responding to God’s favours “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favour with God.” Ps 116:12-14 has always spoken to me in a unique way … Continue reading

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The Joy of discipline: A homily for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 25th 2013 Isaiah 66:18-21; Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13; Luke 13:22-30 The joy of discipline I recently came across the reports of the investigations into the deadly train accident that occurred in the last week of … Continue reading

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