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June 18, 2018 Monday Eleventh Week Ordinary Time Year 2 Homily

June 18, 2018 Monday Eleventh Week Ordinary Time  Year 2 Homily First Kings 21:1-16 Psalm 5 Matthew 5:38-42 Ahab (means: Brother of the Father) was not easily satisfied. He had a sense of entitlement. Ahab wanted the vineyard of Naboth … Continue reading

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16 and 17 June 2018 Eleventh Sunday Ordinary Time B Homily

16 and 17 June 2018 Eleventh Sunday Ordinary Time B Homily (Father’s Day)   Ezekiel 17:22-24 Psalm 92 Second Corinthians 5:5-10 Mark 4:26-34   My sisters and brothers in Christ. There are two parables in the Gospel today. The first … Continue reading

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9 and 10 June 2018 Tenth Sunday Ordinary Time B Homily

9 and 10 June  2018 Tenth Sunday Ordinary Time B   Homily Genesis 3:9-15 Psalm 130 Second Corinthians 4:13-5:1 Mark 2:20-35 My sisters and brothers in Christ. We have made our way through the “extraordinary time” of Lent, Easter and the … Continue reading

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2 and 3 June 2018 Body and Blood of Christ B Homily

2 and 3 June 2018 Body and Blood of Christ  B Homily   The Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ is a very incarnational Feast Jesús the Christ takes on our flesh (body) and our blood. Jesús taking … Continue reading

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May 26 and 27 May 2018 Trinity Homily

 May 26 and 27 May 2018  Trinity Homily Deuteronomy 4:32-34,39-40 Psalm 33 Romans 8:14-17 Matthew 28:16-20   My sisters and brothers in Christ. We celebrate the “Most Holy Trinity” today.   Our patron, Saint Patrick, is said to have explained … Continue reading

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12 and 13 May 2018 Ascension B Homily

     12 and 13 May 2018  Ascension B Homily   Acts 1:1-11 Psalm  47 Ephesians 1:17-23 Mark 16:15-20   My sisters and brothers in Christ. We celebrate today Jesus’ Ascension. Many beginnings require some endings. The birth of the church, which … Continue reading

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5 and 6 May 2018 Sixth Sunday of Easter B Homily

5 and 6 May 2018 Sixth Sunday of Easter B Homily Acts 10:25-26,34-35,44-48 Psalm  98 First John  4:7-10 John 15:9-17   “Love is of God.” The Second Reading seeks to illustrate this point. Love manifests God’s presence. Love is a … Continue reading

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21 and 22 April 2018 Fourth Sunday of Easter B Homily

21 and 22 April 2018  Fourth Sunday of Easter B Homily Acts 4:8-1 Psalm 118 First John 3:1-2 John 10:10-14   My sisters and brothers in Christ Chapter 10 of John’s Gospel is used on this fourth Sunday of Easter … Continue reading

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14 and 15 April 2018 Third Sunday of Easter B Homily

14 and 15 April 2018  Third Sunday of Easter B Homily Acts 3:13-15,17-19 Psalm 4 First John 2:105 Luke 24:35-48   My sisters and brothers in Christ. The Death and Resurrection of Jesús required some serious re- calculations on the … Continue reading

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April 7 and 8 2018 Second Sunday of Easter (One Church, Many Disciples: Capital Campaign)

April 7 and 8 2018  Second Sunday of Easter   (One Church, Many Disciples: Capital Campaign)   My sisters and brothers in Christ.   Today the scriptures summarize and interesting fact about the early Christian community.   Acts says:   … Continue reading

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