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Dare to know your true self: A homily for the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

31st Sunday of Ordinary Time. November 3, 2013 Wisdom 11:22-12:2; 2Thes 1:11-2:2; LK 19:1-10 “He came down quickly and received Him with joy.” I was both devastated and confused as a freshman seminarian when a priest whom I considered a … Continue reading

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Giving Him an undivided Heart: A homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. September 8th, 2013 Wisdom 9:13-18; Psalm 90:3-6, 12-17, Philemon 1:9-10, 12-17; Luke 14:25-33 A few weeks before I entered the seminary in Boston, Massachusetts in 2001, I heard the surprising story of a 78 year … Continue reading

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Acting as neighbors: A homily for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 14th 2013 Deut 30:10-14; Col 1:15-20; Lk 10:25-37 “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?…”And who is my neighbor?” A few months ago I heard that a childhood friend of mine who … Continue reading

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