Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sent Out

All of us are sent by Jesus to go into the world and proclaim the Kingdom of God. We know it, but most of the time we don’t do it.  I guess we are too busy with the addictions that drive … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again!

Ugh.  Today’s gospel passage from Luke invariably raises questions (mostly by our Protestant friends) about how Jesus could have had brothers and sisters (or were they cousins?) since the Blessed Virgin remained a virgin after the birth of Jesus. The mother of … Continue reading

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Saint Matthew

Matthew is my favorite apostle by far.  Why?  Because he is the only one of the twelve whose life and heart was completely transformed in one instant by an encounter with Jesus. Yes, the other apostles were sinners in need … Continue reading

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Jealousy and Selfish Ambition

Click on the link below to hear today’s homily. Homily for Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 20, 2015 +7

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The Noble Confession

What is the noble confession that Paul demands that we make in today’s first reading? Nothing less than professing with our lips that Jesus is Lord and there is no other and to live our days in holiness derived from … Continue reading

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Women Disciples

Luke reveals to us in todays gospel that Jesus had many followers and disciples who were women.  Mary Magdalene, Joanna and Susanna are mentioned by name, showing that they were important disciples that were recognized as part of the inner … Continue reading

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Mercy and Forgiveness


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