Category: Easter

Easter- Resurrection-New Life

HOMILY EASTER VIGIL YEAR B Experiencing New Life Through the Cross (Romans 6:3-11; Mark 16:1-8) ***************************************** Two confirmed bachelors were sitting and talking about cooking. One said that he had a fancy cookbook but never did much with it. When asked why by the other, he replied because every recipe started the same way – […]

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 […]

Palm Sunday-Kenosis-Kyrios

HOMILY PALM SUNDAY YEAR B From Kenosis to Kyrios (Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22; Philippians 2:6-11; Mark 14:1-15:47) **************************************************** As is the case on Good Friday, the readings provide us with such a rich content that it borders on being overwhelming, so a comment on each reading, under the umbrella of From Kenosis to Kyrios, will […]

Faith-Blessed Virgin Mary- Mothers

HOMILY – WEEK 09 01 – Year II Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church (Gen 32:9-15,20; Judith 13:18-20; Jn 19:25-27) *********************************************************** Take a moment to think of your mother. What thoughts come to mind, and what feelings flood your heart? Hopefully gratitude, warmth, tenderness, affection, and compassion for her limitations, etc. […]

Faith-Holy Spirit-Pentecost

HOMILY PENTECOST SUNDAY – YEAR A Pentecost and Tee Pee Spirituality (Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104; 1 Cor 12:3-7, 12-13; John 20:19-23) ******************************************************* A certain person was troubled by nightmares. He went to see a psychiatrist and shared with him sometimes he dreamed he was a tee pee and sometimes he dreamed he was a wigwam, […]

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