Category: Easter

Easter Season-Pentecost-Holy Spirit-Jean Vanier

PENTECOST SUNDAY – YEAR C Pentecost: Recovery, Unity and Service (Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104; Romans 8:8-17; John 20:19-23) **************************************************************** The cover of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous and the sobriety medallion of A.A. features a triangle. Around the triangle on the medallion are the words Recovery, Unity and Service. This medallion and those three […]

Easter-Intimacy-Trinity

HOMILY EASTER SEASON – WEEK 07 04 Loving Intimacy (Acts 22:30 – 23:11; Ps 16; Jn 17:20-26) ********************************************* Are you yearning for intimacy? Believe in God’s love for you, and strive to be one with others. Most people, even if not that conscious of it, are yearning for intimacy. The readings today tap into that […]

HOMILY EASTER SEASON – WEEK 07 03 Important Words of Departure Memorial: St. Boniface – Bishop and Martyr (Acts 20:28-38; Ps 68; Jn 17:11-19) ************************************************** When someone is leaving us whom we know we will never see again, or dying, we tend to hang onto their last words as precious memories of them and teachings […]

Easter-Visitation of Mary

HOMILY – FEAST OF THE VISITATION (Zeph 3:14-18/Rm 12:9-16; Is 12; Lk 1:39-56) *************************************************** In his book, Mary – Mirror of the Church,former papal preacher Ranaiero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap., offers beautiful insights into role of Mary in the Church. In his writings, Cantalamessa invites us to make imitation of Mary our priority. He calls Mary […]

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