Category: Christmas

Faith-Baptism of Jesus

  BAPTISM OF THE LORD – A Called to a Heart-felt Faith (Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7; Psalm 28; Acts 10:34-38; Matthew 3:13-17) **************************************************** When Jesus anonymously joined the disciples on the road to Emmaus after his resurrection, he proceeded to explain to them all the prophecies in the scriptures that were about him. The first reading […]

Faith-Jesus Christ-Christmas season

HOMILY WEEKDAY OF CHRISTMAS – JANUARY 6th Living in the Kingdom through Faith and Love: (1 Jn 3:22-4:6; Ps 2; Mt 4:12-25) ************************************************* According to The Word Among Us, researchers interviewed American Christian youth, both Catholic and non-Catholic, for a recent study. The data indicated although they called themselves Christians, many of the young people […]

Faith-the Magi-Epiphany

HOMILY FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY – YEAR A Living the Gifts of the Magi (Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72; Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12) **************************************************************** Lay theologian Gerry Kelly of Ottawa has a theory that the authors of the bible wrote with the intention that each word was important and significant. This was partly because of […]

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