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Striving to be rich like Jesus: A Homily for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. July 31st 2016. Eccl 1:2, 2:21-23; Col 3:1-5,9-11; Lk 12:13-21 Striving to be rich like Jesus The Psalmist prays emphatically, “May the gracious care of the Lord our God be upon us; prosper the works … Continue reading

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The foolishness of greed: A homily for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. August 4th 2013 Eccl. 1:2; 2:21-23; Col 3:1-5, 9-11; Lk 12:13-21 The foolishness of greed Today’s Gospel passage reminds me of the story of St. Thomas More, the 16th century English scholar, lawyer, civil servant, … Continue reading

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