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Homily

Mar 05 – Homily – Fr Alan: Cursed or Blessed

Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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Homily #150305b ( 18min) Play – Fr. Alan on today’s Gospel of the parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus and how we have a choice to include God in our lives and be blessed for all eternity or not and be cursed.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Thursday 2nd Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jer 17:5-10
Resp: psa 1:1-2, 3, 4, 6
Gsp: luk 16:19-31

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Mar 05 – Homily – Fr Joachim: Even If One Should Rise From the Dead

Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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Homily #150305n ( 04min) Play – Father comments on the words of Our Lord today, “If they will not listen to Moses and the prophets, neither will they be persuaded if someone should rise from the dead.” He tells us that this was fulfilled in those who refused to believe from after the Resurrection even to our day. Of these, many respond to the teachings of Christ with hatred and scorn, and we now see various laws being put into place to criminalize the teachings of Christ and His Church. We must stand for the Truth, regardless of what it may cost us.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Thursday 2nd Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jer 17:5-10
Resp: psa 1:1-2, 3, 4, 6
Gsp: luk 16:19-31

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Mar 05 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Only God is Trustworthy

Thursday, March 5th, 2015
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Homily #150305 ( 08min) Play – Put all your trust in God – not people, your bank account, or anything else.
Ave Maria!

Mass: Thursday 2nd Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jer 17:5-10
Resp: psa 1:1-2, 3, 4, 6
Gsp: luk 16:19-31

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Mar 04 – Homily – Fr Maximilian W: Humility and Martyrdom

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Homily #150304n ( 05min) Play – Father Maximilian reflects on two of the themes in today’s gospel, humility and martyrdom.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday 2nd Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jer 18:18-20
Resp: psa 31:5-6, 14, 15-16
Gsp: mat 20:17-28

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Mar 04 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Training in Love

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Homily #150304 ( 05min) Play – Life is a training in charity. We are called to have a sacrificial love of our neighbor as Jesus did.
Ave Maria!

Mass: Wednesday 2nd Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jer 18:18-20
Resp: psa 31:5-6, 14, 15-16
Gsp: mat 20:17-28

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Mar 04 – Homily – Fr Joseph M.: Suffering and Growth in Holiness

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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Homily #150304b ( 05min) Play – Fr. Joseph McShane focuses on two points in the rich Gospel of today, one, that suffering has been raised by Our Lord to something of value and, two, that this value is the growth of holiness which is shown by the apostles’ lack of holiness in this reading and their subsequent holiness after the sufferings of Our Lord.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday 2nd Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jer 18:18-20
Resp: psa 31:5-6, 14, 15-16
Gsp: mat 20:17-28

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Mar 03 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Humility, Humility, Humility

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
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Homily #150303 ( 07min) Play – Our Lord had to teach the Apostles how to be humble. Let us aspire to always be humble in thought, speech, and action.
Ave Maria!

Mass: St. Katharine Drexel – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Tuesday 2nd Week of Lent
1st: isa 1:10, 16-20
Resp: psa 50:8-9, 16-17, 21, 23
Gsp: mat 23:1-12

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Mar 03 – Homily – Fr Joseph M.: Humility, the most Important Virtue

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
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Homily #150303b ( 04min) Play – Fr. Joseph McShane on the importance of humility as highlighted in the Gospel and the lives of the saints.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Tuesday 2nd Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 1:10, 16-20
Resp: psa 50:8-9, 16-17, 21, 23
Gsp: mat 23:1-12

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Mar 02 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Be Merciful, as Your Father is Merciful

Monday, March 2nd, 2015
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Homily #150302 ( 04min) Play – As we grow in holiness, we become more like God, Who is infinite mercy.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday 2nd Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: dan 9:4-10
Resp: psa 79:8, 9, 11, 13
Gsp: luk 6:36-38

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Mar 02 – Homily – Fr Alan: Be Merciful as I Am

Monday, March 2nd, 2015
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Homily #150302b ( 12min) Play – Fr. Alan on the need to be merciful to others in imitation of Our Lord who is merciful to us. In so doing we will receive more mercy form Our Lord and do much to resolve conflict in our lives.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Bl. Agnes of Prague – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Monday 2nd Week of Lent
1st: dan 9:4-10
Resp: psa 79:8, 9, 11, 13
Gsp: luk 6:36-38

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Mar 01 – Homily – Fr Matthias: A Glimpse at Heaven

Sunday, March 1st, 2015
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Homily #150301n ( 20min) Play – Father Matthias speaks to us today of heaven, so that seeing the glory like the apostles saw the glory of the Glorified Lord in today’s gospel, we may be strengthened to persevere in our Lenten observances.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sunday 2nd Week of Lent – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gen 22:1-2, 9, 10-13, 15-18
Resp: psa 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19
2nd: rom 8:31-34
Gsp: mar 9:2-10

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Mar 01 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Live by Faith, Not Signs

Sunday, March 1st, 2015
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Homily #150301 ( 06min) Play – Don’t focus on seeking extraordinary signs and miracles, but rather live by faith.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sunday 2nd Week of Lent – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gen 22:1-2, 9, 10-13, 15-18
Resp: psa 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19
2nd: rom 8:31-34
Gsp: mar 9:2-10

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Mar 01 – Homily – Fr Joseph M.: Refulgent Reflections

Sunday, March 1st, 2015
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Homily #150301b ( 08min) Play – Fr. Joseph McShane how reflecting on the glorious Transfiguration of Our Lord on Mount Tabor is a very rich and fruitful way to bring light into our lives in times of darkness and prepare us for the everlasting light of heaven.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sunday 2nd Week of Lent – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gen 22:1-2, 9, 10-13, 15-18
Resp: psa 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19
2nd: rom 8:31-34
Gsp: mar 9:2-10

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Mar 01 – Homily – Fr Louis Maximilian: “The Mirrored Faith of Abraham and Mary”

Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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Homily #150301a ( 13min) Play – This is reflection given by Fr. Louis Maximilian M. Smith on the readings for the 2nd Sunday in the liturgical season of Lent
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sunday 2nd Week of Lent – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gen 22:1-2, 9, 10-13, 15-18
Resp: psa 116:10, 15, 16-17, 18-19
2nd: rom 8:31-34
Gsp: mar 9:2-10

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Feb 28 – Homily – Fr Giles: “What God Wants”

Saturday, February 28th, 2015
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Homily #150228a ( 13min) Play – This is reflection given by Fr. Giles M. Atherton on the readings for the 2nd Sunday of Lent.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Saturday 1st Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: deu 26:16-19
Resp: psa 119:1-2, 4-5, 7-8
Gsp: mat 5:43-48

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