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Fr. Ignatius Manfredonia

Jan 22 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Pray for Legal Protection of Unborn

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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Homily #150122 ( 05min) Play – Today, in America, there is no legal protection of unborn children!?
Ave Maria!
Mass: Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: heb 7:25-86
Resp: psa 40:7-8, 8-9, 10, 17
Gsp: mar 3:7-12

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Jan 17 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Word of God, Living and Effective

Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Homily #150117 ( 04min) Play – The Word of God has the power to change lives, as it did in the case of St. Matthew and St. Anthony the Great.  May we allow the Word to change us, as well, and make us Saints.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Anthony of Egypt – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Saturday 1st Week of Ordinary Time
1st: heb 4:12-16
Resp: psa 19:8, 9, 10, 15
Gsp: mar 2:13-17

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Jan 16 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Sin Causes Sickness

Friday, January 16th, 2015
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Homily #150116 ( 07min) Play – We know that sin can cause sickness (cf. Nm. 12:10; 1Cor 11:30).  St. Bede and St. Basil, Doctors of the Church, say the man in today’s Gospel was paralized because of his sins.  He received healing of both soul and body from Our Lord.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sts. Berard and companions – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Friday 1st Week of Ordinary Time
1st: heb 4:1-5, 11
Resp: psa 78:3, 4, 6-7, 8
Gsp: mar 2:1-12

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Jan 15 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Harden Not Your Hearts

Thursday, January 15th, 2015
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Homily #150115 ( 05min) Play – If we hear the Lord’s voice calling us to prayer, to Confession or to good works, we must not harden our hearts.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Thursday 1st Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: heb 3:7-14
Resp: psa 95:6-7, 8-9, 10-11
Gsp: mar 1:40-45

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Jan 14 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Rise & Pray

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Homily #150114 ( 03min) Play – In today’s Gospel, Our Lord rises early to spend time alone in prayer, giving us a good example of how to begin our day.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Bl. Odoric of Pordenone – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Wednesday 1st Week of Ordinary Time
1st: heb 2:14-18
Resp: psa 105:1-2, 3-4, 6-7, 8-9
Gsp: mar 1:29-39

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Jan 13 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Christ’s Authority and the Church’s

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015
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Homily #150113 ( 04min) Play – To the astonishment of the people, Christ taught with authority and had command over evil spirits.  The Church, His Mystical Body, continues to do the same, to the astonishment of many.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Hilary of Poitiers – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Tuesday 1st Week of Ordinary Time
1st: heb 2:5-12
Resp: psa 8:2, 5, 6-7, 8-9
Gsp: mar 1:21-28

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Jan 12 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: The Call of Christ

Monday, January 12th, 2015
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Homily #150112 ( 05min) Play – Our Lord makes a general call to all men to repent and believe in the Gospel.  He makes a particular call to some, to follow Him more closely and to work more intensely for the salvation and sanctification of souls.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Margaret Bourgeoys  – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Monday 1st Week of Ordinary Time
1st: heb 1:1-6
Resp: psa 97:1-2, 6-7, 9
Gsp: mar 1:14-20

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Jan 11 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Baptism of the Lord

Sunday, January 11th, 2015
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Homily #150111 ( 09min) Play – Our Lord’s baptism marks the beginning of His public ministry.  Likewise, our baptism marks the beginning of our life in Christ as adopted sons and daughters of the Father.  May we, like Christ, fulfill the Father’s will and be well pleasing to Him.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Baptism of the Lord – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 42:1-4, 6-7
Resp: psa 29:1-2, 3-4, 3, 9-10
2nd: act 10:34-38
Gsp: mar 1:7-11

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Jan 10 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Deadly Sin

Saturday, January 10th, 2015
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Homily #150110 ( 04min) Play – Canon Law, #960: Individual and integral confession and absolution constitute the sole ordinary means by which a member of the faithful who is conscious of grave sin is reconciled with God and with the Church.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sat After Epiphany or Jan 12 – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1jo 5:14-21
Resp: psa 149:1-2, 3-4, 5-6a and 9b
Gsp: joh 3:22-30

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Jan 09 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: The Testimony of God

Friday, January 9th, 2015
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Homily #150109 ( 00min) Play – Throughout the course of history, God has testified to His Son through the prophets, the apostles and the Church.  Those who have a living Faith, have this testimony within them and have life.  Those who do not are calling God a liar and do not have life within them.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Fri post Epiphany or Jan 11 – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1jo 5:5-13
Resp: psa 147:12-13, 14-15, 19-20
Gsp: luk 5:12-16

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Jan 08 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Good People Go To Hell

Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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Homily #150108 ( 08min) Play – People who are only naturally good go to Hell.  Only supernaturally good people go to Heaven.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Thur post Epiphany or Jan 10 – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1jo 4:19-5:4
Resp: psa 72:1-2, 14 and 15bc, 17
Gsp: luk 4:14-22

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Jan 07 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Love Casts Out Fear

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Homily #150107 ( 08min) Play – Perfect love (charity) casts out worldly and servile fear, but it makes filial fear increase.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Raymond of Pennafort – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Wed post Epiphany or Jan 9
1st: 1jo 4:11-18
Resp: psa 72:1-2, 10, 12-13
Gsp: mar 6:45-52

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Dec 31 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: The Last Hour

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014
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Homily #141231 ( 08min) Play – We are living in the last age of human history.  Let us hold fast to the Truth, so as to be numbered among the elect.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Sylvester I – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1jo 2:18-21
Resp: psa 96:1-2, 11-12, 13
Gsp: joh 1:1-18

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Dec 30 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Do Not Love the World

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
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Homily #141230 ( 04min) Play – St. John teaches us today not to love the world and the things of the world because they are passing away.  We need to love God and do the will of the Father.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 6th Day in Octave of Christmas – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1jo 2:12-17
Resp: psa 96:7-8a, 8b-9, 10
Gsp: luk 2:36-40

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Dec 29 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: To Know Christ Jesus

Monday, December 29th, 2014
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Homily #141229 ( 04min) Play – For this is eternal life, to know Christ Jesus.  But how can we be sure that we know Him?  St. John answers that question in today’s first reading.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Thomas Becket – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1jo 2:3-11
Resp: psa 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 5b-6
Gsp: luk 2:22-35

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