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9 October 2017 Monday Twenty Seventh Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily

9 October 2017 Monday Twenty Seventh Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily Jonah 1:1-2: 2:1-2,11 Psalm Jonah 2:,,4,5,6 Luke 10:25-37 Jonah is known as the “reluctant prophet”. Jonah hated the Ninevites. Jonah hopped on a ship to flee the Lord’s … Continue reading

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7 and 8 October 2017 Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time A Homily

7 and 8  October 2017  Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time A Homily   Isaiah 5:1-7 Psalm 80 Philippians 4:6-9 Matthew 21:33-42   My sisters and brothers in Christ.   The scriptures today again address the issue of our appreciation … Continue reading

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4 October 2017 Wednesday Twenty Sixth Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily

4 October 2017 Wednesday Twenty Sixth Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily   Nehemiah 2:1-8 Psalm 137 Luke 9:57-62   Nehemiah goes to the KIng and is given permission to go to Judah.   Nehemiah wishes to restore the city … Continue reading

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27 September 2017 Wednesday of the Twenty Fifth Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily

27 September 2017 Wednesday of the Twenty Fifth Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily   Ezra 9:5-9 Psalm Tobit 13:2-3,4.7-8 Luke 9:1-6   The “remnant” theme is one that reminds the people that God’s mercy comes to his people even … Continue reading

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20 September 2017 Wednesday Twenty Fourth Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily

20 September 2017 Wednesday Twenty Fourth Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily   First Timothy 3:14-16 Psalm 111 Luke 7:31-35   Paul wishes to reassure Timothy, even if he is delayed in visiting him, that the centrality of Christian conduct … Continue reading

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19 September 2017 Tuesday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily

19 September 2017 Tuesday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily   First Timothy 3:1-13 Psalm 101 Luke 7:11-17   The qualifications of the Bishop and Deacon have to do with leadership and responsibility as well as … Continue reading

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18 September 2017 Monday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily

18 September 2017 Monday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily First Timothy 2:1-8 Psalm 28 Luke 7:1-10   There appeared to be some reluctance in Ephesus to pray for non Christians. This may explain the insistence … Continue reading

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19 and 20 August 2017 Twentieth Sunday Ordinary Time A Homily

  19 and 20 August 2017 Twentieth Sunday Ordinary Time A Homily   Isaiah 56:1,6-7 Psalm 67 Romans 11:13-15,29-32 Matthew 15:21-28   My sisters and brothers in Christ. Do you ever wonder which of the “Acts of Jesús” really took … Continue reading

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12 and 13 August 2017 Nineteenth Sunday Ordinary Time A Homily

12 and 13 August 2017 Nineteenth Sunday Ordinary Time A Homily   First Kings 19:9,11-13 Psalm 119 Romans 8:28-30 Matthew 13:44-52   My sisters and brothers in Christ. Today we are treated to a plethora of “findings” of the divine … Continue reading

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9 August 2017 Eighteenth Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily

9 August 2017 Eighteenth Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily   Numbers 13:1-2,25-14:1,26-29,34-35 Psalm 106 Matthew 15:21-28   The land of Canaan was a new and exciting place. There appeared to be both a land “of milk and honey” as … Continue reading

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