Faith-Jesus Christ-St. Peter

CHAIR OF ST PETER – FEAST Peter’s Amazing Faith (1 Pt 5:1-4; Ps 23; Mt 16:13-19) ********************************** This feast invites us to emulate Peter’s faith, fidelity and ministry. According to the Living With Christ commentary on this feast, early Roman Christians celebrated a feast in honour of their departed loved ones on this day, including […]

Faith-Flood-Temptations

HOMILY LENT SUNDAY 01 – B Living in the Kingdom of God Through Faith and Repentance (Genesis 9:8-15; Psalm 25; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:12-15) ************************************************************* Why is it impossible to starve in a desert? The answer is because you can always eat the sand which is under your feet! The gospel today reminds me […]

Faith-Fasting-Lent

HOMILY – FRIDAY AFTER ASH WEDNESDAY Genuine Faith and Sincere Fasting (Is 58:1-9; Ps 51; Mt 9:14-15) ********************************************** At a particular Eucharistic celebration, I could not help but notice that the members of one family very seriously knelt during the communion hymn for private devotion, and also knelt during the recessional hymn for another time […]

Paradigm Shift-Faith-Cross-Lent

HOMILY THURSDAY AFTER ASH WEDNESDAY Making a Divine Paradigm Shift (Dt 30:15-20; Ps 1; Lk 9:22-25) ***************************************************** Sr. Elaine Biollo, in a class on Culture & Spirituality, spoke about the reality of a paradigm shift in our lives. When digital technology was developed, apparently it was offered first to the Swiss watchmakers, who refused it […]

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