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Fr. Ignatius Manfredonia

Jul 15 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Charity Comes First

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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Homily #140715 ( 11min) Play – We should all do our best to use our God-given intelligence to understand the truths of Revelation, but love comes first.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Bonaventure – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: wis 8:2-7, 16-18
Resp: psa 16:5-5, 7-8, 9, 11
2nd: 1co 2:6-13
Gsp: mat 5:13-19

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Jul 14 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Baptism’s Necessity

Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Homily #140714 ( 13min) Play - On the memorial of St. Kateri, we consider the Church’s teaching on the necessity of baptism.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Kateri Tekakwitha – Mem – Form: OF
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Jun 28 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Immaculate Heart, the light of Fatima

Saturday, June 28th, 2014
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Homily #140628 ( 11min) Play We learn about devotion to the Immaculate Heart from the seers of Fatima.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Immaculate Heart of Mary – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 61:9-11
Resp: 1sa 2:1, 4-8
Gsp: luk 2:41-51

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Jun 25 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Mass “for Charity”

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Homily #140625 ( 10min) Play - Charity is superior to all the virtues; it is the source and the goal of their Christian practice.  (cf. CCC#1826-7)
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday 12th Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 2ki 22:8-13, 23:1-3
Resp: psa 119:33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 40
Gsp: mat 7:15-20

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Jun 24 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: John the Baptist Sanctified by Marian Mediation

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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Homily #140624 ( 09min) Play - All the virtues that St. John the Baptist practiced began with his sanctification by Marian mediation. Father explains some of these virtues which we can imitate while still living in the world.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Birth of St. John the Baptist – Solemnity – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: isa 49:1-6
Resp: psa 139:1-3, 13-14, 14-15
2nd: act 13:22-26
Gsp: luk 1:57-66, 80

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Jun 23 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Thou Shall Not Judge

Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Homily #140623 ( 03min) Play - St. Thomas Aquinas answers whether it is lawful to judge in ST II-II, q. 60, art. 2, citing St. Augustine and St. John Chrysostom.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Monday 12th Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 2ki 17:5-8, 13-15, 18
Resp: psa 60:3, 4-5, 12-13
Gsp: mat 7:1-5

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Jun 22 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Receiving the Eucharist

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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Homily #140622 ( 11min) Play - Father explains the true presence of Jesus in the Eucharist and how we should prepare ourselves to receive Him at each Mass.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Corpus Christi – Solemnity – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: deu 8:2-3, 14-16
Resp: psa 147:12-13, 14-15, 19-20
2nd: 1co 10:16-17
Gsp: joh 6:51-58

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Jun 04 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Truth, Unity, Protection from Satan and the World

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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Homily #140604 ( 08min) Play – St. Paul warns and prays for the bishops he is leaving behind, just as Our Lord did for the Apostles.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Wednesday 7th Week of Easter – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: act 20:28-38
Resp: psa 68:29-30, 33-35, 35-36
Gsp: joh 17:11-19

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Jun 03 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Being a Christian, Not Always Easy

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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Homily #140603 ( 05min) Play – From St. Paul to St. Charles Lwanga, being a Christian has never been easy.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sts. Charles Lwanga and Companions – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Tuesday 7th Week of Easter
1st: act 20:17-27
Resp: psa 68:10-11, 20-21
Gsp: joh 17:1-11

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Jun 01 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Preparing for Pentecost

Sunday, June 1st, 2014
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Homily #140601 ( 06min) Play – Father encourages us to prepare for Pentecost by praying a novena and looking to Our Lady.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sunday 7th Week of Easter – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: act 1:12-14
Resp: psa 27:1, 4, 7-8
2nd: 1pe 4:13-16
Gsp: joh 17:1-11

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May 17 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Paschal Baylon

Saturday, May 17th, 2014
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Homily #140517 ( 07:18 min) Play St Paschal Baylon was born of poor but devout and virtuous parents. He worked as as a sheep herder and as such was given over to prayer and contemplation. After becoming a Franciscan he was known to be greatly devoted to the blessed sacrament. As a saint he became patron saint of eucharistic congresses. His example of Eucharistic devotion is one we should all follow.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Paschal Baylon – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: 1co 1:26-31
Resp: psa 34:2-7, 9, 10-11
Gsp: mat 11:25-30

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May 16 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Be a Saint, According to the Strength Given by Christ

Friday, May 16th, 2014
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Homily #140516 ( 06:33 min) Play We are all called to be saints, but each in a different way and degree, according to the strength given us by Christ and the Will of the Father for us.

Ave Maria!

Mass: St. Margaret of Cortona – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: eze 18:21-23, 27-28
Resp: psa 103:1-4, 8, 11-12
Gsp: luk 15:1-10

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Be a Saint, According to the Strength Given by ChristBlurb:  We are all called to be saints, but each in a different way and degree, according to the strength given us by Christ and the Will of the Father for us.

May 15 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: We Can Merit Eternal Life

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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Homily #140515 ( 06:31 min) Play The Catechism of the Catholic Church #2010 and the Council of Trent (Can. 32 of the Canons on Justification) affirm that we can merit eternal life.  Let us strive to do so, through the Immaculate!
Ave Maria!
Mass: Thursday 4th Week of Easter – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: act 13:13-25
Resp: psa 89:2-3, 21-22, 25, 27
Gsp: joh 13:16-20

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May 14 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Remain In the Love of Jesus

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
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Homily #140514 ( 08min) Play – By remaining in the love and faith of Jesus Christ, one receives the unsurpassable joy that the world does not know and can never give.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Matthias the Apostle – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: act 1:15-17, 20-26
Resp: psa 113:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8
Gsp: joh 15:9-17

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Video – Harvard University “Black Mass”: Fr. Michael Drea – Variety 243

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
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Variety #243 – ( 05min) >>> Play

Ave Maria! Fr. Ignatius talks to Fr. Michael Drea, pastor of St. Paul’s and senior chaplain at Harvard University, after the success of the Solemn Eucharistic Procession down the streets of Cambridge and the Holy Hour in response to the satanic “black” Mass that was to be held on campus. Audio (MP3) +++