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Griswold, CT

Oct 31 – Homily – Fr Benedict: Lk 14:1-6 Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

Friday, October 31st, 2014
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Homily #141031 ( 05min) Play –  A hallmark of false religion is a hardened heart towards the poor, those poor in material goods as well as those poor in their sins.  St. Paul provides a “recipe” for us to be immaculate, as Our Mother Mary is Immaculate.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Friday in the 30th Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: phi 1:1-11
Resp: psa 111:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Gsp: luk 14:1-6

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Oct 29 – Homily – Fr Benedict: “Will Many Be Saved?” Give the Rosary!

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Homily #141029 ( 06min) Play – Today there is a widespread error among Catholics that the mere possibility of  being saved, for those who are in invincible ignorance of the Gospel of Christ, is, in fact, a probability that all will be saved.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday in the 30th Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: eph 6:1-9
Resp: psa 145:10-11, 12-13, 13-14
Gsp: luk 13:22-30

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Oct 27 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Is Swearing a Sin?

Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Homily #141027 ( 04min) Play –  In today’s first reading, St. Paul exhorts us to avoid filthy speech and obscenities, which are out of place.  See also Sir. 23:13; Col. 3:8.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday in the 30th Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: eph 4:32-5:8
Resp: psa 1:1-2, 3, 4, 6
Gsp: luk 13:10-17

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Oct 26 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Love God First, Then Neighbor

Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Homily #141026 ( 09min) Play – Strive to love God first with all your heart and with all your life, then you can properly love your neighbor in a total self-giving and sacrificial love.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: exo 22:20-26
Resp: psa 18:2-3, 3-4, 47, 51
2nd: 1th 1:5-10
Gsp: mat 22:34-40

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Oct 25 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Not All Have Faith

Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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Homily #141025 ( 05min) Play – Without Faith we cannot please God.  And so we turn to Our Lady, Queen and Mother of Mercy, to intercede for those with no Faith, that they might obtain it, be pleasing to God, and be saved.
Ave Maria!
Mass: The BVM, Queen and Mother of Mercy, I – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: est 0:0C:12, 14-15, 25, 30
Resp: luk 1:46-55
Gsp: joh 2:1-11

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Oct 20 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: From Death to Life

Monday, October 20th, 2014
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Homily #141020 ( 09min) Play – Through the riches of God’s mercy, we have passed from death (mortal sin) to life (sanctifying grace).
Ave Maria!
Mass: Bl. James of Strepar – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Monday in the 29th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: eph 2:1-10
Resp: psa 100:2, 3, 4, 5
Gsp: luk 12:13-21

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Oct 19 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: God, Sovereign Ruler of All

Sunday, October 19th, 2014
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Homily #141019 ( 08min) Play – Let us render to God what is God’s, viz., our entire selves.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 45:1, 4-6
Resp: psa 96:1, 3, 4-5, 7-8, 9-10
2nd: 1th 1:1-5
Gsp: mat 22:15-21

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Oct 18 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Luke, the Evangelist

Saturday, October 18th, 2014
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Homily #141018 ( 06min) Play – God is the Author of Sacred Scripture and, as such, it teaches us the truth, without error, for the sake of our salvation.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Luke the Evangelist – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 2ti 4:9-17
Resp: psa 145:10-11, 12-13, 17-18
Gsp: luk 10:1-9

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Oct 17 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Be Not Afraid

Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Homily #141017 ( 10min) Play – Our Lord teaches us to see clearly the value of eternal life and that nothing, not even torture and death, should hinder us from attaining it.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Ignatius of Antioch – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Friday in the 28th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: eph 1:11-14
Resp: psa 33:1-2, 4-5, 12-13
Gsp: luk 12:1-7

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Oct 16 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Margaret Mary Alacoque

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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Homily #141016 ( 06min) Play – May she teach us, and obtain for us the grace, to love the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus as we ought, as He deserves, and as He desires.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Margaret Mary Alacoque – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Thursday in the 28th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: eph 1:3-10
Resp: psa 98:1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6
Gsp: luk 11:47-54

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Oct 15 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Teresa of Avila

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Homily #141015 ( 08min) Play – St. Teresa, Doctor of the Church, teaches us to pray and hope.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Teresa of Jesus – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Wednesday in the 28th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: gal 5:18-25
Resp: psa 1:1-2, 3, 4, 6
Gsp: luk 11:42-46

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Oct 14 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Spiritual Hygiene

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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Homily #141014 ( 04min) Play – Priorities, priorities.  First the soul, then the body.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Callistus I – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Tuesday in the 28th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: gal 5:1-6
Resp: psa 119:41, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48
Gsp: luk 11:37-41

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Oct 13 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Columbus Day

Monday, October 13th, 2014
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Homily #141013 ( 04min) Play – Today we celebrate the Mass for Evangelization of Peoples.  Are you doing your part to bring the one, true Faith to all peoples?
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday in the 28th Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gal 4:22-24, 26-27, 31-5:1
Resp: psa 113:1-2, 3-4, 5, 6-7
Gsp: luk 11:29-32

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Oct 12 – Homily – Fr Benedict: Mt 22:1-14 The Parable of the Wedding Banquet

Sunday, October 12th, 2014
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Homily #141012 ( 16min) Play – The wedding banquet given for the son is Jesus Himself, truly and substantially present in the Most Blessed Sacrament. Consecrated life, specifically the evangelical counsel of chastity, makes us spouses of Christ.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 25:6-10
Resp: psa 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6
2nd: phi 4:12-14, 19-20
Gsp: mat 22:1-14

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Oct 11 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Pillar of Faith

Saturday, October 11th, 2014
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Homily #141011 ( 07min) Play – Today we consider 3 things: Our Lady’s Faith, how She unites in Her person the Christian Faith, and how She supports the Faith of all of Her children.
Ave Maria!
Mass: The BVM, Pillar of Faith – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings:
1st: gal 3:22-29
Resp: psa 105:2-3, 4-5, 6-7
Gsp: luk 11:27-28

 

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