Oct. 1st, Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Introduction Keeping one’s promises seems a simple thing. Yet we all fail in this duty to our children or whoever is depending on us. Lets confess any ways we hurt others by not keeping our word.. Homily The woods are lovely dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before … [Read more…]

Sept. 24th Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Introduction My thoughts are not your thoughts, my ways are not your ways, God says. The main threat to faith is human twisting of it to narrow ideology. The North is an example of that. Lets confess any ways we use the faith to close our hearts to others.. Homily There’s a story from the … [Read more…]

Sept. 17th Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Introduction Forgiveness isn’t as easy as we think. Many of us carry grudges against others even into the grave. Many families have estranged members who won’t forgive or whom we wont forgive. Lets confess any ways we lack forgiving Christian hearts.. Homily A story from the last war illustrates our gospel. In Auschwitz, the terrible … [Read more…]

10th of Sept, Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time,

Introduction “The eyes of the blind shall be opened, the ears of the deaf unsealed”. Our readings envisage the cleansing of the earth and the coming of justice in Christ. James shows this was needed even in the early flock where distinctions are made between the poor and rich at mass. Christ in the Gospel … [Read more…]

Sept 3rd, Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Introduction The cross is our faith. Christ is king on Calvary. His victory over evil on our behalf redeems all suffering. When God raised Jesus he raised us to glory too. Let’s be faithful through life’s sufferings, and confess if we fail to carry our cross with Him.. Homily Do you remember the old stations … [Read more…]