Nov. 1st Feast of All Saints

Introduction Today we remember not only the canonized saints but all the ordinary saints we have all known. It is a reminder to us that our central Christian call is to be holy as our heavenly Father is holy. Let’s confess any ways we fail in this witness.. Homily This time of year, as the … [Read more…]

October 31st Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time B

Introduction Today’s very beautiful readings sum up our faith. We’re to love the Lord with all our heart and soul and love our neighbour as Christ loved us. Let’s confess any fail to love in our lives.. Homily Love is our vocation. What do is love? It’s a much abused world today, meaning anything from … [Read more…]

Oct 24th, Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Introduction Scripture today features blindness and seeing. The first reading sees the Israelites returning to the Lord, “all of them, the blind and the lame”. Similarly, Christ heals the blind man in body and soul. Let’s confess if we’re blind to the truth in our lives.. Homily Before I begin the homily, let’s close our … [Read more…]

Oct 17th, Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

Introduction Redemptive suffering features in today’s reading. The first, a prophecy about Christ, says: “by his suffering shall my servant justify many”. And in the gospel He tells the power-hungry apostles they must embrace the cross. Let’s face our crosses and humbly serve God and others so as to help Him redeem a fallen world.. … [Read more…]

Oct 10th, Twenty-Eight Sunday in Ordinary Time B

Introduction Today’s readings touch our times, they ask us to put our trust in God rather than wealth. That, as our first reading says, is where true riches is. In the gospel the rich young man rejects Christ’s call because he’s a wealthy man. Let’s confess ways we too put money or worldly concerns before … [Read more…]