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HOMILY WEEK 09 03 – Year I Faith and Trust in God Optional Memorial of Saints Marcellinus and Peter (Tob 3:1-17; Ps 25; Mk 12:18-27) ************************************ Can you remember a time when you were in dire distress? What was your prayer like at that moment? The liturgy today invites us to trust God at all […]

Good Friday-Cross-Passion

GOOD FRIDAY HOMILY – (Homily 01) Choose Jesus’ New Way of Life (Isaiah 52:13-53:12; Ps 31; Heb 4:14-16; 5:7-9; Jn 18:1-19:42) ******************************************************* In the movie Passion of the Christ, Jesus, beaten, bloodied and half dead, meets his mother and tells her simply, “Behold, I am making all things new.” This is the shocking reality of […]

Faith-Holy Family

HOLY FAMILY SUNDAY – YEAR B Prophetic Marriage and Family Life (Genesis 15:1-6, 21:1-3; Ps 105; Heb 11:8, 11-12, 17-19; Luke 2:22-40) ************************************************************** Noted sociologist Reginald Bibby, in his book The Boomer Factor, quotes respected American journalist Walter Kirn as saying, “There is still only one way to be sane – enjoy your family, friends, […]


HOMILY WEEK 28 01 -Year II Confident Prayer and Grateful Praise Optional Mass – Thanksgiving Day 2020 (Col 3:12-17; Ps 113; Mt 7:7-12) ***************************************** “If the only prayer you say in your entire life is ‘thank you’, that would suffice.” That statement, written by Meister Eckhart, a 14th century mystic, and the readings provided for […]


HOMILY WEEK 31 06 – Year I Feast – Dedication of St. John Lateran (Ezk 47:1-12; Ps 46; Jn 2:13-22) ***************************************************** “Wherever this river flows, the waters shall be made fresh.” The readings today, and this feast of the dedication of St. John Lateran, invite us to drink of the living waters of God’s love […]

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