Homilies For This Week
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
All Generations Will Call Me Blessed
Keeping Commandments Is Not Enough
How Foolish It Is To Play God
Lessons For Anyone In Authority
Be Sure You Are Not Rejected From The Wedding Feast
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Christ the King - Ordinary Time - Year B
A coronation ceremony is a great occasion for national pride. It is marked by a beautiful and elaborate ritual whereby sovereignty is conferred on...
Christ The Eternal And Universal King
Mary Mother of the Church - Ordinary Time
The title Mary, Mother of the Church, is a title, officially given to Mary during the Second Vatican Council by Pope Paul VI. Many of the saints,...
Mother of God
Most Holy Body and Blood of the Lord - Ordinary Time
What does the feast of Corpus Christi mean to you? It tells me just one thing – how Jesus must love us. Who is Jesus? He is the Second Person of...
Holy Communion Should Be A Foretaste Of Heaven
Most Holy Trinity - Ordinary Time
Today on Trinity Sunday we celebrate the central mystery of our faith. Although not specifically stated anywhere in the Bible, it is implicit all...
The Ways We Experience God
Nativity of John The Baptist - Ordinary Time
Today's feast day has an all important lesson to teach us. John the Baptist was obsessed with the Person of his cousin Jesus. His whole life was...
The Lesson John The Baptist Teaches Us
Our Lord Jesus Christ - Ordinary Time
It was God who instituted the role of priesthood. He had Aaron, the brother of Moses, anointed a priest. Abraham's great-grandson Levi was singled...
Jesus Christ Is The Eternal High Priest Who Stands In Between God The Father And Us
Presentation of the Lord - Ordinary Time
One day in the temple in Jerusalem an old man named Simeon offered a most unusual prayer. “Now Master You can let Your servant go in peace.” He...
Have We Seen God In This Child?
Saints Peter and Paul - Ordinary Time
“These men, conquering all human frailty, shed their blood and helped the Church to grow. By sharing the cup of the Lord’s suffering, they became...
What Do We Owe To These Two Men?
Monday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time - Cycle I
Who wrote the letter to the Hebrews? It used to be thought that it was St. Paul's fourteenth epistle. But some modern Scripture scholars are...
God Has Spoken To Us Through His Son
Monday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time - Cycle II
As people of faith, trying our best to live the faith each day, we are called upon to believe that God guides and directs our personal lives, as well...
Each Of Us Is Part Of God's Plan
Tuesday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time - Cycle I
Some forms of life are higher than others … God is higher than the angels and they are higher than humanity. But I once knew someone, an eccentric...
Jesus Is Lord, Our God And Brother
Tuesday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time - Cycle II
Hannah was a devout woman whose life was complete except for one thing - she had borne no children. It was a public shame and a private curse to be...
Respect Life And Shun Satan
Wednesday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time - Cycle I
One of the most beautiful truths of our faith is that the eternal divine Son of God became a human like us in all things but sin, because it was men...
It Was Essential For Us That Jesus Should Become Man
Wednesday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time - Cycle II
A man lost his hearing. An operation to have it restored was a failure. On leaving the hospital he commented, 'I would have liked to have had my...
Can We Hear The Voice Of The Lord Speaking To Us?
Thursday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time - Cycle I
Today’s first reading quotes Psalm 95 with its warning to us not to be like those Jews in the wilderness who were disgruntled with God because of...
Lessons For Us In How To Ask Jesus For Help
Thursday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time - Cycle II
Today’s readings are all about our attitude to God and our approach to Him when we pray. There can be no doubt that the Chosen People were fickle....
The Leper Who Teaches Us How To Pray
Friday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time - Cycle I
What sad words they are in the first reading, “I swore that not one would reach the place of rest I had for them.” God is speaking about those...
The Place Of Rest Prepared For Us
Friday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time - Cycle II
Throughout history people have tended to be never satisfied with their circumstances. Are we always looking for something better to turn up, and to...
Are We Grateful To God For What We Have?
Saturday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time - Cycle I
The Letter to the Hebrews has its own unique way in praising the word of God. It writes “the word of the God is something alive and active; it cuts...
What Wonders Jesus Can Do With Us
Saturday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time - Cycle II
Called to be king of Israel in very ordinary circumstances, Saul was anointed by Samuel with utter simplicity. He looked every inch a king, the most...
What Wonders Jesus Can Do For Us!
Sunday of Week 2 in Ordinary Time - Year A
John the Baptist was a man with a mission. His life was planned for him. His task was to herald the coming of the Messiah to the Jews. He prepared...
Jesus Is The Lamb Of God
Sunday of Week 2 in Ordinary Time - Year B
In an American television commercial was a man of very ordinary appearance. He said, 'Hello, you don’t know me. My named is Arthur Newman. I am...
Each One Of Us Matters To God
Sunday of Week 2 in Ordinary Time - Year C
At the wedding feast of Cana Jesus took some plain ordinary water and turned it into quality wine. How could anyone in a matter of seconds, and...
How To Follow The Example Of Jesus...
Monday of Week 2 in Ordinary Time - Cycle I
A priest is called to be a mediator between God and humanity. He is a bridge which spans the gap between God and us. Jesus Christ is our priest, our...
Be Wise To Know When To Make Changes
Monday of Week 2 in Ordinary Time - Cycle II
God commanded King Saul to wage a holy war against the Amalekites. Not one of their possessions was to be spared. But Saul made the mistake of...
Obedience Is Better Than Sacrifice
Tuesday of Week 2 in Ordinary Time - Cycle I
When speaking about the virtue of hope, hope in the promises of God, the author of today’s first reading uses a nautical comparison, an anchor. Not...
Demonstrate Our Hope In God's Promises By Serving People In Need
Tuesday of Week 2 in Ordinary Time - Cycle II
Those of us who are the youngest in the family can take heart from today's first reading! When Samuel was looking for a future king from the sons of...
Don't Judge By Appearances
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Year C Cycle II
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