July 30th Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary Time C

Introduction Scripture today features the greatest of all prayers, the our Father. Christ only gave us one prayer because it says everything we need to say. Lets confess if we pray without meaning it Homily The Our Father is the gospel. The perfect prayer, it tells what we, children, should ask of a loving father. … [Read more…]

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…]

July 16th Fifteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time C

Introduction This is Good Samaritan Sunday, calling us to charitable love of all, especially those in need. Not just avoiding hurting them but lifting them up in their suffering. Lets confess any ways we fail to help fellow human beings fallen by side of life’s road.. Homily One day in Calcutta Mother Theresa saw a … [Read more…]

July 9th Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time C

Introduction Our readings this week are about God’s love. The first reading depicts that love as an intimate one; His affection for us is like that of a mother suckling her child at her breast. The Gospel prays that all will come to those nurturing loving arms. Lets confess if we fail to appreciate his … [Read more…]