Faith-Scripture-Love

HOMILY SUNDAY 30 – A The Bible in One Sentence (Exodus 22:21-27; Psalm 18; 1 Thessalonians 1:5c-10; Matthew 22:34-40) *************************************************************** How would you summarize the whole Bible in just a few sentences? Jesus does just that in the Gospel today, with his teaching to love God with our whole being, and to love our neighbours […]

Truth-Beauty-Goodness

HOMILY WEEK 29 05 – Year II Truth, Beauty and Goodness: Attributes of God (Eph 4:1-6; Ps 24; Lk 12:54-59) ********************************************** “Truth, Beauty and Goodness” – these are the classical three pillars of believing in God and living in Christ. The readings today, within the context of these three pillars, carry powerful messages for us: […]

Faith-Missiology-Mission Sunday

HOMILY SUN 29-A On Being True to Moses – Mission Sunday (Isaiah 45:1, 4-6; Psalm 96; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5b; Matthew 22:15-21) *************************************************************** Today, the Catholic world celebrates Mission Sunday, which given the recent focus on colonization here in Canada and in other parts of the world, can give us reason to pause for reflection, as […]

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