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Homily - Friday 16th Week in Ordinary Time
Jul 30, 2020
| discipleship, freedom, God's Word, homily, parable, reality, reflection, sower, spiritual life, union with God
James Tissot / Public domainOf the different kinds of soil presented in the parable of the sower I would like to focus on the rocky ground. This is the person who welcomes the Word of God and it begins to sprout in his heart, but because of lack of perseverance in the face of challenges it cannot grow deep roots and dies. This is a fairly common scenario. We have an encounter with
Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Oct 02, 2018
Readings:1st Reading: Numbers 11:25-29Resp.: Psalm 19:8, 10, 12-13, 14 (9a)2nd Reading: James 5:1-6Gospel: Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48 This Sunday's readings remind us that we live for the next world, not for this one. What does it matter if we don't have things in our lives the way we would prefer? If we suffer these losses for the sake of God's Kingdom, that is,
Second Sunday of Advent 'A' Homily – Part 1
Dec 09, 2016
| Advent, Bernard of Clairvaux, conversion, Eschatology, Holy Spirit, homily, Isaiah, Joel, John the Baptist, Mary, Messiah, Scripture, Second Coming, St. Paul
Bernard of Clairvaux Introduction: How Time flies! Here we are already at the Second Sunday of Advent! And "the world as we know it is passing away" faster than we would like, with ourselves moving right along with it! We move with this Sunday of Advent deeper into the Final Age of the World that announces the absolute End Time, when the Kingdom of God will be definitely
Homily for Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Jun 12, 2015
"The following homily was given to the friars of the province gathered in San Antonio for our annual provincial assembly on Tuesday, June 9. It is by Fr. Jorge Cabrera, OCD." The readings of the day were FIRST READING 2 Corinthians 1:18-22 Brothers and sisters:As God is faithful, our word to you is not “yes” and “no.”
Epiphany Sunday - Homily 2015
Jan 10, 2015
Epiphany Sunday ABC - Homily 2015 Marylake Novitiate by Sam Anthony Morello, OCDDear Brothers and Sisters in Christ ~Today we celebrate the oldest and the original Christmas Feast, the Epiphany, meaning the Manifestation of the Lord. With the help of the fine German historian of the liturgy, Adolf Adam, I want in you hearing to look at the origins of the Feast of