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Homily for 2nd Sunday of Lent

Posted 6 months ago
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Homily for 2nd Sunday of Lent

Genesis 22:1-2,9a,10-13,15-18; Romans 8:31b-34; Mark 9:2-10

Dearly Beloved, I wish to remind you again how you need to look at the readings throughout the season as one great symbol but with different events emphasizing and encouraging our need to pray, give alms, fast and do penance. These are great symbols for our Christian life.

Homily for the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted 7 months ago
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Homily for the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46;  1 Corinthians 10:31—11:1; Mark 1:40-45

 

Dearly beloved, St. Mark in our gospel today presents for our reflection today another healing story. This time, a leper.

Our first reading, from Leviticus states clearly for us, the position of the Law concerning the disease leprosy:

Homily for 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted 7 months ago
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Homily for 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Have you ever watched kids on a merry-go-round,
or listened to rain slapping the ground?
Ever followed a butterfly’s erratic flight,
or gazed at the sun fading into the night?

(Have you ever taken time to observe nature so closely?)

You better slow down, don’t dance so fast,
time is short, the music won’t last.

Homily for Christmas Eve Year B

Posted 9 months ago
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Homily for Christmas Eve Year B

Isaiah 62: 1-5, Ps 88, Acts 13: 16-17, 22-25, Matthew 1: 18-25

 

Dearly Beloved, we gather around the table of the Lord this evening to learn the difference Christ’s birth makes in the history of humanity. God made flesh that we may have hope of immortality, sharing in his very life. After all who doesn’t want to live forever?