Monthly Archives: August 2016

The Natural Man

In today’s scripture from Corinthians, Paul teaches us that we have to focus our attention on the Spirit who animates our relationship with our Father. Paul contrasts those in the Spirit with an unbeliever, whom he refers to as the “natural man.”  Why … Continue reading

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Know Your Place

Homily for 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 28, 2016 +5

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Consider Your Own Calling

What is your calling?  It is what God wants you to do with your life so as to glorify his son Jesus Christ.  Each of us has a distinct calling suited to our individual gifts and talents. Perhaps you are … Continue reading

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Preach the Gospel

Not all of us are called to do active ministerial service for the church, but all of us are called like Saint Paul to preach the gospel of Jesus.  In fact, preaching the gospel is our primary responsibility as Christians. … Continue reading

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Singing the Psalms

Did you know that the psalms were intended to be sung?  During the celebration of the Mass we sing both the psalm and the psalm responses.  In doing so, we honor the Lord’s special relationship with the people of Israel, and … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa’s Apostolic Darkness

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Glorify the Lord

We sometimes spend a large part of our energies on making sure that we follow the rituals of our faith. We say grace before meals, we pray the rosary, we make the sign of the cross. All of these things can … Continue reading

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