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Fr. Ignatius Manfredonia

Aug 27 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Monica

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
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Homily #150827 ( 05min) Play – Today we celebrate the memorial of St. Monica, model of a virtuous woman and powerful intercessor for those who have children who have fallen away from the faith.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Monica – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Thursday 21st Week of Ordinary Time
1st: 1th 3:7-13
Resp: psa 90:3-4, 12-13, 14, 17
Gsp: mat 24:42-51

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Aug 26 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: 7 Joys of Our Lady

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Homily #150826 ( 02min) Play – Our Lady found all Her joy in God, Her Savior and Son.  We should do the same.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Seven Joys of the BVM – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: son 2:1-14
Gsp: luk 1:26-38

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Aug 25 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Dedication of the Church

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
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Homily #150825 ( 05min) Play – Today in Griswold, we celebrate the anniversary of the dedication of the church and we pray that it may remain a place of pure worship and fullness of redemption.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Common of the Anniversary of the Dedication of a Church – Form: OF
Readings:
Gsp: John 2:13-22

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Aug 24 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Bartholomew, Apostle

Monday, August 24th, 2015
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Homily #150824 ( 09min) Play – The episode from the Gospel for today’s feast teaches us that we don’t necessarily have to have the best arguments on hand to convert souls, but we can simply invite them to “come and see” Our Lord, truly present in the Blessed Sacrament.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Bartholomew the Apostle – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: rev 21:9-14
Resp: psa 145:10-11, 12-13, 17-18
Gsp: joh 1:45-51

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Aug 23 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Religious Liberty

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
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Homily #150823 ( 12min) Play – In today’s first reading, Joshua gives the Israelites the freedom to choose to serve the one, true God or demons.  Similarly, in the Gospel, Our Lord gives His disciples the freedom to be partakers of the table of the Lord or of the table of demons. (cf. 1 Cor 10:21)
Ave Maria!
Mass: 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jos 24:1-2, 15-17, 18
Resp: psa 34:2-3, 16-17, 18-19, 20-21, 22-23
2nd: eph 5:21-32
Gsp: joh 6:60-69

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Aug 18 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: The New Eve

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
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Homily #150818 ( 03min) Play – Today we honor Our Lady with this votive Mass under the title the “New Eve”.  “The knot of Eve’s disobedience was loosed by Mary’s obedience.  The bonds fashioned by the virgin Eve through disbelief were untied by the virgin Mary through faith.” – St. Irenaeus, 200 AD
Ave Maria!
Mass: Tuesday 20th Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jdg 6:11-24
Resp: psa 85:9, 11-12, 13-14
Gsp: mat 19:23-30

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Aug 15 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Assumed Into Heaven

Saturday, August 15th, 2015
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Homily #150815 ( 06min) Play – Today we celebrate the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, body and soul, into Heaven.  This privilege granted to Our Lady is so fitting that it is difficult to imagine it could have been otherwise.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Solemnity – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: rev 11:19, 12 1-6, 10
Resp: psa 45:10, 11, 12, 16
2nd: 1co 15:20-26
Gsp: luk 1:39-56

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Aug 14 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Maximilian M. Kolbe

Friday, August 14th, 2015
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Homily #150814 ( 07min) Play – What would it look like if someone were to consecrate themselves entirely to the Blessed Virgin Mary, unlimitedly, unconditionally and irrevocably, and to live that consecration to its fullness?  Look no further than the life and death of St. Maximilian.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Maximilian Kolbe – Solemnity – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: wis 3:1-9
Resp: psa 116:10-17
2nd: 1jo 3:13-18
Gsp: joh 15:12-17

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Aug 13 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: 10,000 Talent Debt

Thursday, August 13th, 2015
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Homily #150813 ( 07min) Play – One mortal sin, because it offends an infintely good God, incurs infinite guilt and punishment, and yet God forgives us.  Should we not be willing to forgive those who sin against us?
Ave Maria!
Mass: Pontian and Hippolytus – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Thursday 19th Week of Ordinary Time
1st: jos 3:7-10, 11, 13-17
Resp: psa 114:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Gsp: mat 18:21-19:1

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Aug 12 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Jane Frances de Chantal

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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Homily #150812 ( 03min) Play – Wife, mother, widow and religious, St. Jane Frances de Chantal sanctified herself in all of these states by faithfully fulfilling the will of God.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Jane Frances de Chantal – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Wednesday 19th Week of Ordinary Time
1st: deu 34:1-12
Resp: psa 66:1-3, 5, 8, 16-17
Gsp: mat 18:15-20

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Aug 11 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Clare of Assisi

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
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Homily #150811 ( 05min) Play – Today we celebrate the poor and humble virgin of Assisi, the perfect imitator of the poor and humble Virgin of Nazareth.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Clare of Assisi – Solemnity – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: hos 2:16, 17, 21-22
Resp: psa 45:11-12, 14-16
2nd: 2co 4:6-10, 16-18
Gsp: joh 15:4-10

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Aug 10 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Lawrence, Deacon & Martyr

Monday, August 10th, 2015
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Homily #150810 ( 03min) Play – Those who now shall bless the poor, shall themselves find blessing.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Lawrence – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 2co 9:6-10
Resp: psa 112:1-2, 5-6, 7-8, 9
Gsp: joh 12:24-26

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Aug 08 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Allow Us To Praise You

Saturday, August 8th, 2015
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Homily #150808 ( 08min) Play – The Immaculate Mother of God granted the privilege of promoting Her Immaculate Conception to the Franciscans via Bl. John Duns Scotus and that of the Rosary to the Dominicans via St. Dominic.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Holy Father Dominic – Form: OF
Readings: Saturday 18th Week of Ordinary Time
1st: deu 6:4-13
Resp: psa 18:2-3, 3-4, 47, 51
Gsp: mat 17:14-20

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Aug 07 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Bl. Agathangelus & Cassian

Friday, August 7th, 2015
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Homily #150807 ( 06min) Play – Today’s readings encourage us to remember the mighty works of God in order to keep our Faith strong and to persevere in good works.  The Blesseds we celebrate are marvelous examples.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Bls. Agathangelus and Cassian – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Friday 18th Week of Ordinary Time
1st: deu 4:32-40
Resp: psa 77:12-13, 14-15, 16, 21
Gsp: mat 16:24-28

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Aug 06 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Feast of the Transfiguration

Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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Homily #150806 ( 05min) Play – The Father says, “This is my beloved Son.  Listen to Him.”  The Mother says, “This is my beloved Son.  Do whatever He tells you.”  The Son says to the Church, “He who hears you, hears me.”  Therefore, let us listen to the Church and do whatever She tells us.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Transfiguration of the Lord – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: dan 7:9-10, 13-14
Resp: psa 97:1-2, 5-6, 9
2nd: 2pe 1:16-19
Gsp: luk 9:28-36

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