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HOMILY WEEK 24 04 – Year I Love, Faith, Purity, Repentance and Forgiveness: Memorial of Saints Cornelius and Cyprian (1 Tm 4:12-16; Ps 111; Lk 7:36-50) ********************************************* Five key words describe and sum up the readings today: love, faith, purity, repentance and forgiveness. In the first reading, St. Paul provides interesting advice to a young […]

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HOMILY SUNDAY 24 – B The Cross as Redemptive Suffering (Isaiah 50:5-9; James 2:114-18; Mark 8:27-35) *************************************************** A woman back from shopping was showing her husband an expensive dress she had purchased. When he asked her why she bought a dress she did not really need, she replied that she couldn’t resist the temptation. Her […]

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HOMILY WEEK 23 04 – Year I God’s Chosen Ones – Mandate and Methodology: Optional Memorial of St. Peter Claver (Col 3:12-17; Ps 150; Lk 6:27-38) *************************************************** Do you belong to an organization, business or club? If you do, chances are your organization has a mission statement articulating its “raison-d’être”, its purpose, along with a […]

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