Tag Archives: Homilies

Searching for the Lord

At this season, we often sing “Silent Night, Holy Night.” Christmas is a holy day, the day of the Lord’s birth, the day on which we celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary’s giving birth to the only-begotten Son of the Father. … Continue reading

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The Right Words

Growing up in an old French town, one would often hear people make a statement like “Throw me down the stairs my coat”.  Anyone from that town knew clearly what the person was saying. However, if someone were an outsider, … Continue reading

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What is covenant?

Abraham was brought into a covenant with God. What is a covenant? A covenant is a relationship between two people, but it is much more than

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Rules, rules, rules

The Gospels relate an incident in which Jesus’ disciples are criticized by the Pharisees for plucking and eating heads of grain on the Sabbath. Jesus defends His disciples and says that the Sabbath was made for man and not man … Continue reading

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Forgive Your Enemies

God’s Hand is in all that happens. It is not a coincidence that the Gospel reading for September 11 was this passage from Luke in which Jesus talks about forgiving our enemies. Seven years ago, the unimaginable, horrific thing happened … Continue reading

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