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Fr. Ignatius Manfredonia

Mar 31 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Greatest Saints or Worst Damned Souls

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015
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Homily #150331 ( 05min) Play – Satan, Judas, and Luther all fell from great heights.  To prevent this in ourselves, we must strive daily to make spiritual progress with the Immaculate.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Tuesday Holy Week – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 49:1-6
Resp: psa 71:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 15, 17
Gsp: joh 13:21-33, 36-38

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Mar 21 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: No One Ever Spoke

Saturday, March 21st, 2015
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Homily #150321 ( 05min) Play – In today’s Gospel, Our Lord’s words have a profound effect on everyone.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Saturday 4th Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jer 11:18-20
Resp: psa 7:2-3, 9-10, 11-12
Gsp: joh 7:40-53

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Mar 09 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: A Valiant Man, But a Leper

Monday, March 9th, 2015
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Homily #150309 ( 06min) Play – Naaman’s leprosy is an image of the soul in mortal sin.  All of man’s talents and accomplishments mean very little if he lives and dies in mortal sin.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday 3rd Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 2ki 5:1-15
Resp: psa 42:2, 3, 43:3, 4
Gsp: luk 4:24-30

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Mar 08 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Jesus Cleanses the Temple

Sunday, March 8th, 2015
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Homily #150308 ( 15min) Play – With zeal for His Father’s house, Our Lord cleanses the Temple.  So too, does He have great zeal to cleanse our souls and make them fitting dwelling places for God.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sunday 3rd Week of Lent – Solemnity – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: exo 20:1-17
Resp: psa 19:8, 9, 10, 11
2nd: 1co 1:22-25
Gsp: joh 2:13-25

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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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Feb 27 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Ezekiel & Alessandro Serenelli

Friday, February 27th, 2015
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Homily #150227 ( 10min) Play – The prophet Ezekiel tells us that God does not desire the death of the wicked, neither did St. Maria Goretti.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Friday 1st Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: eze 18:21-28
Resp: psa 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8
Gsp: mat 5:20-26

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Feb 25 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Those Given Much, Much is Required

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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Homily #150225 ( 07min) Play –  In todays Gospel, Our Lord upbraids that evil generation because so much had been given to them in the words and deeds of the Savior.  The same can be said of unfaithful Christians, who have been given the fullness of the truth and of the means of salvation, and even more so of priests and religious.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday 1st Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jon 3:1-10
Resp: psa 51:3-4, 12-13, 18-19
Gsp: luk 11:29-32

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Feb 24 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: The Our Father

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Homily #150224 ( 10min) Play – Our Lord gives special attention to the petition of forgiveness because it is necessary for our salvation.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Tuesday 1st Week of Lent – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 55:10-11
Resp: psa 34:4-5, 6-7, 16-17, 18-19
Gsp: mat 6:7-15

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Feb 22 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Baptism Saves Us

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
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Homily #150222 ( 06min) Play – Noah, the ark and the flood prefigured the waters of baptism by which we are cleansed of sin and saved.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sunday 1st Week of Lent – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gen 9:8-15
Resp: psa 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9
2nd: 1pe 3:18-22
Gsp: mar 1:12-15

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Feb 18 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Homily #150218 ( 05min) Play –  “Penance! Penance! Penance!” was Our Lady’s message at Lourdes and the avenging Angel’s message in the third secret of Fatima.  Now is the time to respond.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Ash Wednesday – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: joe 2:12-18
Resp: psa 51:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14, 17
2nd: 2co 5:20-6:2
Gsp: mat 6:1-6, 16-18

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Feb 14 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Enmity Between the Serpent & the Woman

Saturday, February 14th, 2015
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Homily #150214 ( 09min) Play – Today’s reading from Genesis contains the Protoevangelium, the First Gospel, the promise that God made shortly after the Fall of the coming of the Redeemer & the Coredemptrix.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sts. Cyril and Methodius – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Saturday 5th Week of Ordinary Time
1st: gen 3:9-24
Resp: psa 90:2, 3-4, 5-6, 12-13
Gsp: mar 8:1-10

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Feb 13 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Eve Doubts, Mary Believes

Friday, February 13th, 2015
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Homily #150213 ( 08min) Play – Eve sins against Faith by voluntarily doubting and then against Charity by disobeying.  Our Lady, instead, has an unshakeably firm, certain and penetrating Faith, coupled with unboundless Charity and unconditional obedience to God.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Friday 5th Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gen 3:1-8
Resp: psa 32:1-2, 5, 6, 7
Gsp: mar 7:31-37

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Feb 12 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Suitable Partners

Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Homily #150212 ( 03min) Play – We should humbly accept the Word of God and His plan for marriage and the family, because it can save our souls. (cf. 1 Cor 6:9)
Ave Maria!
Mass: Thursday 5th Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: gen 2:18-25
Resp: psa 128:1-2, 3, 4-5
Gsp: mar 7:24-30

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Feb 11 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Our Lady of Lourdes

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Homily #150211 ( 06min) Play – The Marian Apparition at Lourdes played a role in the life, theology and spirituality of St. Maximilian Kolbe.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Our Lady of Lourdes – Feast – Form: OF
1st: isa 60:1-5
Resp: jth 13:22-23
Gsp: luk 1:26-38

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Jan 31 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Faith is Certain

Saturday, January 31st, 2015
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Homily #150131 ( 10min) Play – Let us not entertain any doubts or confuse Faith with Hope, but let us imitate the Faith of the Ancients, like Abraham, and God will not be ashamed to be called our God and will prepare for us a city, a heavenly homeland.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. John Bosco – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Saturday 3rd Week of Ordinary Time
1st: heb 11:1-2, 8-19
Resp: luk 1:69-70, 71-72, 73-75
Gsp: mar 4:35-41

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