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Homily

Sep 22 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Radiate Charity

Monday, September 22nd, 2014
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Homily #140922 ( 03min) Play - The light we need to radiate to others is charity.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday in the 25th Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: pro 3:27-34
Resp: psa 15:2-3, 3-4, 5
Gsp: luk 8:16-18

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Sep 22 – Homily – Fr Joachim: Light of the World

Monday, September 22nd, 2014
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Homily #140922b ( 05min) Play - Based on the readings, Fr. Joachim tells us we are the light of the world and we must shine for those who live in darkness.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday in the 25th Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: pro 3:27-34
Resp: psa 15:2-3, 3-4, 5
Gsp: luk 8:16-18

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Sep 21 – Homily – Fr. Wade Menezes: Living a Trinitarian Life

Sunday, September 21st, 2014
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Homily #140921b ( 23min) Play – Fr. Wade Menezes, CPM gives the homily this Sunday as the final conference for his retreat called “Working Out Your Salvation”. He first gives the context by outlining all five of his conferences:

  1. Be faithful to daily duty
  2. Be Other-centered, Not Self-centered
  3. Understand Reality of Vice and Virtue
  4. Practice and Live the Sacraments
  5. Live a Trinitarian life

He then describes what he means by living a Trinitarian life with the maxim, Ad Patrem, Per Filius, In Spiritu Sancto, (To the Father, through Christ, in the Holy Spirit) and by defining God as the infinitely perfect being who is the most Holy Trinity whom we must love with all our hearts.

Ave Maria!
Mass: 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 55:6-9
Resp: psa 145:2-3, 8-9, 17-18
2nd: phi 1:20-24, 27
Gsp: mat 20:1-16

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Sep 21 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Catholic Humility

Sunday, September 21st, 2014
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Homily #140921 ( 10min) Play - As Catholics we have been given many great graces from God. To keep from falling into pride, we need to ask God for a spirit of humility, for “the first shall be last, and the last shall be first.”
Ave Maria!
Mass: 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 55:6-9
Resp: psa 145:2-3, 8-9, 17-18
2nd: phi 1:20-24, 27
Gsp: mat 20:1-16

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Sep 20 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Persevering in the Christian Life

Saturday, September 20th, 2014
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Homily #140920 ( 04min) Play - The Christian life can be difficult, but God gives us the strength to make it through. We need only to work with Him and constantly ask for His grace.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang and Comp. – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Saturday in the 24th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: 1co 15:35-37, 42-49
Resp: psa 56:10-12, 13-14
Gsp: luk 8:4-15

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Sep 20 – Homily – Fr Louis Maximilian: Death is a Passage

Saturday, September 20th, 2014
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Homily #140920b ( 09min) Play – Fr. Louis Maximilian explains that death is not an end. It is, rather, a beginning, a passage into eternity. We must live life to be prepared and store up for eternity by striving to grow closer to God each day, working with the grace we receive.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang and Comp. – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Saturday in the 24th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: 1co 15:35-37, 42-49
Resp: psa 56:10-12, 13-14
Gsp: luk 8:4-15

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Sep 19 – Homily – Fr Dominic: At Your Service

Friday, September 19th, 2014
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Homily #140919 ( 04min) Play - Jesus came to serve and set the example for the Apostles, bishops, priests, and for all. Our ambition should always be to serve.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Januarius – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Friday in the 24th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: 1co 15:12-20
Resp: psa 17:1, 6-7, 8, 15
Gsp: luk 8:1-3

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Sep 19 – Homily – Fr Louis Maximilian: Resurrection of the Body

Friday, September 19th, 2014
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Homily #140919b ( 06min) Play – Fr. Louis Maximilian explains how the belief that our bodies will be resurrected is a great incentive to treat ourselves and each other with dignity.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Januarius – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Friday in the 24th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: 1co 15:12-20
Resp: psa 17:1, 6-7, 8, 15
Gsp: luk 8:1-3

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Sep 18 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Simplicity and Humility

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Homily #140918n ( 07min) Play – The Gospel for today’s Mass underscores simplicity and humility, the two outstanding virtues of St. Joseph of Cupertino.  This holy 17th century friar showed an aptitude for neither his studies nor for almost anything else, and he had many difficulties in entering religious life, but he finally attained to great heights of holiness.  A man of intense prayer, God endowed him with mystical gifts, particularly that of being raised above the ground by supernatural means.  Many trials and persecutions came his way, but the lowly friar always preserved that simplicity and humility which enabled him to bear all with serenity.  St. Joseph of Cupertino is a great example to us of the meekness and humility we should exhibit in carrying the daily crosses which come our way.  Let us follow his lead.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Joseph of Cupertino – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1co 12:31, 13:1-10, 13
Resp: psa 25:1-3, 4-5, 8-9, 10
Gsp: mat 11:25-30

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Sep 18 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Simple, Humble, and Absorbed in God

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Homily #140918 ( 05min) Play – St. Joseph of Cupertino was well known for often being lifted up in the air in ecstasy, but more importantly, his mind was detached from the things of the world and absorbed in God.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Joseph of Cupertino – Form: OF
Readings: Thursday in the 24th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: 1co 15:1-11
Resp: psa 118:1-2, 16-17, 28
Gsp: luk 7:36-50

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Sep 18 – Homily – Fr Joachim: Holy Flying Friars

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Homily #140918b ( 10min) Play – Fr. Joachim on one of the most interesting saints of the Church who became so enamored with God that he would often be lifted off the ground in bodily levitation. Father highlights his extraordinary devotion and penances that lead to his holiness.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Joseph of Cupertino – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1co 12:31, 13:1-10, 13
Resp: psa 25:1-3, 4-5, 8-9, 10
Gsp: mat 11:25-30

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Sep 17 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Stigmata of St. Francis

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Homily #140917 ( 08min) Play - God gave St. Francis this visible miracle because of the example of his life which was so filled with the love of Christ and conformed to Jesus Crucified.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Stigmata of St. Francis – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gal 6:14-18
Resp: gal 2:16, 20
Gsp: luk 9:23-26

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Sep 17 – Homily – Fr Joachim: Stigmata of St. Francis, Seal of Devotion

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Homily #140917b ( 08min) Play – Fr. Joachim gives an account of how St. Francis received the Stigmata, the visible wounds of Christ Crucified imprinted on his flesh. He then explains that this miraculous event is God’s way to give public attention to how much our devotion to the Cross and Christ Crucified is pleasing to Him.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Stigmata of St. Francis – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gal 6:14-18
Resp: gal 2:16, 20
Gsp: luk 9:23-26

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Sep 16 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: The Vocation to Sacrifice

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Homily #140916n ( 05 min) Play – Our Lord shows His compassion for His people in today’s Gospel by driving out demons and ordering His followers to implore God for more ministers to labor in the harvest — that is, in the care of souls.  Fr. Maximilian notes the divinity of Christ as shown by his power over evil spirits, and then reflects on how necessary are vocations to the priesthood and religious life.  This is a difficult calling, entailing great self-sacrifice.  Today’s martyrs, Cornelius and Cyprian, martyrs of the early Church, show us how to answer this call of Christ in a radical way, even to the point of giving up their lives.  Let us imitate their spirit of sacrifice, and pray for more faithful souls who will do the same.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sts Cornelius and Cyprian – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Tuesday in the 24th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: 1co 12:12-14, 27-31
Resp: psa 100:1-2, 3, 4, 5
Gsp: luk 7:11-17

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Sep 16 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Support Each Other by Prayer

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Homily #140916 ( 05min) Play - As members of the One Body, the Church, we are called to support each other for its proper functioning, especially by prayer.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sts Cornelius and Cyprian – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Tuesday in the 24th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: 1co 12:12-14, 27-31
Resp: psa 100:1-2, 3, 4, 5
Gsp: luk 7:11-17

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