September 25th, Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time C

Introduction This Sunday continues the theme of materialism and greed as the enemies of godliness. Amos condemns the lavish sprawlers who are indifferent to the poor, and Christ’s tale of Dives and Lazarus has the same message. Lets confess ways we too ignore the poor.. Homily “You can’t serve God and money”. We’ve an example … [Read more…]

September 18th Twenty-fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time C

Introduction The prophet Amos was a simple shepherd who demanded justice for the poor. In our first reading he condemns the wealthy swindlers who cause the ordinary people’s ruin. This links with the Gospel where Christ says, “you cannot serve God and money”. Lets confess ways we let lust for money undermine our love of … [Read more…]

September 11th Twenty-Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time C

Introduction Scripture this week features mercy and forgiveness. In the first reading Moses prays for mercy for the people. And in the Gospel a kindly father, an image of God, readily forgives the prodigal son. Lets confess ways we may fail to forgive those who hurt us.. Homily One of the most inspiring films of … [Read more…]

September 4th, Twenty-third Sunday of Ordinary Time C

Introduction “Anyone who does not carry his cross and come after me cannot be my disciple”. Scripture asks us to bear unavoidable crosses for Christ and the world’s salvation, especially those that stem from keeping the faith, despite opposition, and giving to the poor. Lets confess ways worldliness hinder us in such service. Homily You … [Read more…]

28th August, Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time C

Introduction Our scripture this weeks about Humility. The first reading says the greater we are the more we should behave humbly. Christ in the Gospel says that he who humbles himself will be exalted. Lets confess any ways we let false pride and arrogance rule us.. Homily I was listening to TV the other night … [Read more…]

August 21st Twenty-first Sunday of Ordinary Time C

Introduction Indifference to the salvation of one’s soul is an evil prevalent in every age. Many wrap themselves up the world and little consider their larger purpose and destiny after death. The Gospel this Sunday warns us not to fall into that trap. Lets confess any ways we neglect to nourish our soul’s welfare.. Homily … [Read more…]

Aug. 15th Saturday, The Assumption of Mary

Introduction The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary body and soul into heaven, was the only doctrine of the church proclaimed not by churchmen but the unanimous voice of the faithful, vox populi. For its so important; confirming Christ’s resurrection and prefiguring our resurrection body and soul on the last day. So lets confess any … [Read more…]

August 14th Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time C

Introduction Christ mentions division in the gospel, not to say we should be divisive but warn that in serving God we’ll experience attack from the world. The prophet Jeremiah was thrown in the well and Christ was crucified for witnessing to God. Similarly, we must be prepared to suffer even the pain caused by unbelievers … [Read more…]

August 7th Nineteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time C

Introduction Scripture this Sunday is a mixture hope and warning. Christ tells us not to be afraid, we’re part of his kingdom. Yet on the other hand he warns us not to be complacent, the Son of Man will come in Judgement. To be ready for his coming we must stay spiritually awake. Lets confess … [Read more…]