Category: Lent

Jesus-Faith-New life

HOMILY LENT WEEK 05 02 Finding New Life in Jesus (Nm 21:4-9; Ps 102; Jn 8:21-30) ************************************* Ordinarily, liturgists try to find a first reading that connects with the gospel for the day. That connection today is very clear and invites us to put our total faith in Jesus, to turn to him for new […]

HOMILY LENT WEEK 05 01 (Year C) On Being Light to the World (Dan 13:1-64; Ps 23; Jn 8:12-20) ********************************* On a train journey East, Archbishop Emeritus Adam Exner OMI sat next to a businessman who was complaining quite openly about almost everything in his life – his work, wife, family, political situation, etc. After […]

Faith-Messiah-Healing

HOMILY LENT WEEK 04 06 Transcending Justice in Jesus (Jer 11:18-20; Ps 7; Jn 7:4—53) ************************************* Have you ever had an attitude problem? Today’s liturgy invites us to have an open attitude towards Jesus and to accept him into our lives as the Messiah. In the first reading, Jeremiah continues the Old Testament refrain of […]

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