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Fighting temptations as God’s beloved: A homily for the first Sunday of Lent

1st Sunday of Lent. February 14, 2016. Dt. 26:4-10; Rom 10:8-13; Lk 4:1-13 Fighting temptations as God’s beloved I stood greeting worshippers after my first Mass just a day after my priestly ordination. The parishioners all offered words of congratulations … Continue reading

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Preparing for temptations: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Lent

2nd Sunday of Lent. March 9th 2014 Gen 2:7-9; 3:1-7; Rom 5:12, 17-19; Mt 4:1-11 Preparing for temptations The religious significance of the three places where Jesus was tempted in today’s Gospel (wilderness, temple, and mountain) tells us something about … Continue reading

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