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Fr. Ignatius Manfredonia

Sep 15 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Our Lady of Sorrows

Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Homily #140915 ( 07min) Play - The Second Vatican Council contains a wonderful explanation of Our Lady’s role in the redemption in #55-59 of the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, Lumen Gentium.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Our Lady of Sorrows (Alt Gspl) – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: heb 5:7-9
Resp: psa 31:2-3, 3-4, 5-6, 15-16, 20
Gsp: luk 2:33-35

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Sep 14 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: The Cross & Bl. Jacinta

Monday, September 15th, 2014
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Homily #140914 ( 13min) Play - Let us learn to love the Cross and live the Cross in our daily lives in the school of Bl. Jacinta Marto of Fatima.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Triumph of the Holy Cross – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: num 21:4-9
Resp: psa 78:1-2, 34-35, 36-37, 38
2nd: phi 2:6-11
Gsp: joh 3:13-17

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Sep 13 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Homily on the Readings

Saturday, September 13th, 2014
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Homily #140913 ( 08min) Play - Today’s readings speak to us about the Eucharist and the need to put Our Lord’s words into practice.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. John Chrysostom – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Saturday in the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time
1st: 1co 10:14-22
Resp: psa 116:12-13, 17-18
Gsp: luk 6:43-49

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Sep 12 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Most Holy Name of Mary

Friday, September 12th, 2014
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Homily #140912 ( 06min) Play - We should be in the habit of invoking Our Lady’s holy name often and with attention and love, in order to arrive at union with Her and obtain Her help and protection, even in unforeseen dangers.
Ave Maria!
Mass: The Most Holy Name of Mary – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gal 4:4-7
Gsp: luk 1:39-47

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Sep 11 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Abortion: Abominable Crime

Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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Homily #140911 ( 11min) Play - In this Mass, we pray “For Our Oppressors”, in particular for those who continue to oppress the unborn by means of legalized abortion.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Thursday in the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1co 8:1-7, 11-13
Resp: psa 139:1-3, 13-14, 23-24
Gsp: luk 6:27-38

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Sep 10 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Velcro Spirituality

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Homily #140910 ( 04min) Play - We must remain detached from the things of this passing world and attached only to the Will of God, through the Immaculate.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday in the 23rd Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1co 7:25-31
Resp: psa 45:11-12, 14-15, 16-17
Gsp: luk 6:20-26

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

Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Homily #140825 ( 07min) Play - Upon entering the church, we should sense that we are in the consoling presence of Our Lady, in Her embrace, in Her womb with Jesus.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Common of the Anniversary of the Dedication of a Church - Form: OF
Readings:
1st: 1 Kings 8:22-23, 27-30
Resp: 1 Chron 29:10, 11abc, 11d-12a, 12bcd
2nd:  Heb 12:18-19, 22-24
Alleluia: 2 Chron 7:16
Gsp: John 2:13-22

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Aug 24 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Providence & the Church

Sunday, August 24th, 2014
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Homily #140824 ( 09min) Play – We must accept God’s inscrutable ways with Faith, humility and loving resignation, within the bosom of Holy Mother Church, who alone can guarantee us true biblical doctrine.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 22:15, 19-23
Resp: psa 138:1-2, 2-3, 6, 8
2nd: rom 11:33-36
Gsp: mat 16:13-20

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Aug 23 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Trials, Patience & Grace

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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Homily #140823 ( 08min) Play - Jesus and St. Rose of Lima teach us about the hidden treasure and the pearl of great price, i.e., of the Kingdom of Heaven in the soul, in the world, and in the next life
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Rose of Lima – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Saturday in the 20th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: eze 43:1-7
Resp: psa 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14
Gsp: mat 23:1-12

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Aug 22 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Singular Grace = Singular Glory

Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Homily #140822 ( 09min) Play - To say Our Lady’s glory in Heaven is unimaginable, is an understatement.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Queenship of Blessed Virgin Mary – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 9:1-6
Resp: psa 112:1-8
Gsp: luk 1:26-38

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Aug 21 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: The Wedding Feast

Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Homily #140821 ( 05min) Play -  Let us draw close to the Mother of the Bridegroom in order to secure ourselves a good place at the table.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Pius X – Form: OF
Readings: Thursday in the 20th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: eze 36:23-28
Resp: psa 51:12-13, 14-15, 18-19
Gsp: mat 22:1-14

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Aug 20 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Remember the Memorare

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Homily #140820 ( 06min) Play - The Memorare is a powerful prayer to Our Lady that we should pray everyday, but especially in times of trial.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Bernard of Clairvaux – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Wednesday in the 20th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: eze 34:1-11
Resp: psa 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6
Gsp: mat 20:1-16

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Aug 08 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Dominic

Friday, August 8th, 2014
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Homily #140808 ( 05min) Play - Born in a holy family and gave birth to a holy family.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Holy Father Dominic – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1co 2:1-10
Resp: psa 96:1-2a, 2b-3, 7-8a, 10
Gsp: luk 9:57-62

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Aug 07 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: From the Father to Satan

Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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Homily #140807 ( 05min) Play - St. Peter goes from being enlightened by the Father, to being decieved by Satan.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Bls. Agathangelus and Cassian – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Thursday in the 18th Week in Ordinary Time
1st: jer 31:31-34
Resp: psa 51:12-13, 14-15, 18-19
Gsp: mat 16:13-23

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Aug 06 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Transfiguration

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014
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Homily #140806 ( 05min) Play - We will share His glory if we listen to Him during our sojourn in this vale of tears.
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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