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14 November 2017 Tuesday Thirty Second Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily

14 November 2017 Tuesday Thirty Second Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily Wisdom 2:23-3:9 Psalm 34 Luke 17:7-10   The belief in individual afterlife came late to Judaism. The Book of Wisdom is one of the sources for this belief. … Continue reading

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11 and 12 November 2017 Thirty Second Sunday Ordinary Time A Homily

11 and 12 November 2017 Thirty Second Sunday Ordinary Time A Homily   Wisdom 6:12-16 Psalm 63 First Thessalonians 4:13-18 Matthew 25:1-13   My sisters and brothers in Christ. Jesús talks about a wedding feast in the Gospel today. Wedding … Continue reading

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8 November 2017 Wednesday Thirty First Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily

8 November 2017 Wednesday  Thirty First Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily Romans 13:8-10 Psalm 112 Luke 14:25-33   “The one who loves another has fulfilled the law….” Paul presumes love of God in saying loving our neighbor fulfills the … Continue reading

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7 November 2017 Tuesday Thirty First Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily

7 November 2017 Tuesday Thirty First Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily Romans 12:4-16 Psalm 131 Luke 14:15-24 Paul’s message today  opens with some shocking observations. First: “We though many are one Body in Christ…” Second: ”and individually parts of … Continue reading

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6 November 2017 Monday Thirty First Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily

6 November 2017 Monday Thirty First Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily 31 Romans 11:29-36 Psalm 69 Luke 14:12-14   Paul speaks about how sin and grace work in the history of salvation. The “disobedience” of the people was the … Continue reading

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4 and 5 November 2017 Thirtieth First Sunday Ordinary Time A Homily

  4 and 5 November 2017 Thirty First Sunday Ordinary Time A Homily Malachi 1:14-2:2,89 Psalm 131 First Thessalonians 2:7-9,13 Matthew 23: 1-12   My sisters and brothers in Christ.   “Cree lo que lees, Ensena lo que crees, Practica … Continue reading

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Eucharist of Resurrection Brenda Evelyn Thompson November 3, 2017

                  Eucharist of Resurrection Brenda Evelyn Thompson   November 3, 2017  Wisdom 3:1-9  Thessalonians 4:13-18 Matthew 11:25-30                                               Family and … Continue reading

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31 October 2017 Tuesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily

31 October 2017 Tuesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily Romans 8:18-25 Psalm 126 Luke 13:18-21   Paul knows the frustration of living in “hope”, in “the not yet”, under “the promise”.   Paul searches  for a … Continue reading

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30 October 2017 Monday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily

30 October 2017 Monday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily   Romans 8:12-17 Psalm 68 Luke 13:10-17   “Living according to the flesh” is living according to our “selfish desires”. We might identify the “flesh” with sexual … Continue reading

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28 and 29 October 2017 Thirtieth Sunday Ordinary Time A Homily

28 and 29 October 2017 Thirtieth  Sunday Ordinary Time A Homily   Exodus 20:20-26 Psalm 18 First Thessalonians 1:5-10 Matthew 22:32-40   My sisters and brothers in Christ.   The scriptures today address a very important issue in the “final” … Continue reading

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