Today's Homily

Friday of Week 14 in Ordinary Time
Hos. 14:2-10 & Mt. 10:16-23
Hosea is the prophet of God's love. Yesterday we saw how His love was touching and tender. He presented God as a Father who scoops His child, Israel, into His arms and presses him against His cheek....
A Special Homily for our Times: Amid Coronavirus Think Of Heaven
Today is the feast of Saint Veronica Giuliani


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