Nov 28th, First Sunday Of Advent Year C

Introduction The first reading today reminds us of the promised Saviour. In advent we prepare for the momentous birth of the Christ. And in doing so we prepare also for his second coming. In the meantime the gospel tells us to stay spiritually awake. Lets confess any ways we become careless about our religious duties.. … [Read more…]

The Blackbird

Dear reader, it’s a while since my last communication with my beloved readers and world-wide flock. In this time of global warming and ecological concern for disappearing flora and fauna all over the world, I offer you this little poem and painting from my new collection of poems (look up my collection Poems from Heartlands … [Read more…]

Nov 14th Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time B

Introduction Our scripture at this dark end of the year naturally deals with the end things, death & judgment. The first reading deals with the end of the world and so does the Gospel. Let’s confess any ways we fail to prepare by good deeds and faith for our end. Homily Recently, I said to … [Read more…]

Nov 7th, Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Introduction Readings today focus on widows. In the first we have the widow who succours Elijah. In the second we’ve the widow who gives all she has to the temple. Both deal with generous giving to God and others. Let’s confess ways we fail in such love and generosity.. Homily In the early church Christians … [Read more…]