July 23rd Sixteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time C

Introduction Our readings this week feature godly hospitality. Abraham’s hospitality is rewarded by his wife’s pregnancy. Martha feeds and cares for Christ and Mary cares more so by listening to him. Lets confess any failure to have open hearts and hospitable homes. Homily We Irish are proud of our hospitality but are we as open … [Read more…]

June 11th The Most Holy Trinity

Introduction The Trinity is the great mystery of faith, what the old Celtic church called “the three in one and one in three”. Our readings deal with each person of the Trinity in turn. The first describes the majesty of God the Father. The second the power of the spirit in us, and the third … [Read more…]

June 18th Corpus Christi

Introduction Today’s first reading reminds us that the Eucharist feeds us in the wilderness of the world as the Israelites were in the desert. Paul in the second reading says it unites us with and makes us the body of Christ. And Christ tells us that through it we’re already part of eternal life. Lets … [Read more…]

June 4th Pentecost Sunday C

Introduction Today we celebrate the Spirit’s coming to begin the church. We pray that we will all go out like the apostles from reception of that Spirit at baptism and confirmation to bring the world to Christ. We ask forgiveness for any indifference to that call. Homily Today is the Spirit’s age. Once a ghostly … [Read more…]

May 21st Sixth Sunday of Easter A

Introduction Our readings this week tell us that faith must be lived out in everyday life. Its no use saying the creed if we go out and live the opposite. We pray for a living active faith and confess any ways we may have failed to live out our Christian calling.. Homily What’s the most … [Read more…]