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Fr. Ignatius Manfredonia

Sep 29 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: God Wants the War!

Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Homily #140929 ( 11min) Play - Deus vult! Deus vult! Deus vult!
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael (alt Reading) – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: rev 12:7-12
Resp: psa 138:1-2, 2-3, 4-5
Gsp: joh 1:47-51

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Sep 28 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Constancy

Monday, September 29th, 2014
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Homily #140928 ( 07min) Play - For better or for worse, we have the ability to change.  Let us be constant in doing good.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Solemnity – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: eze 18:25-28
Resp: psa 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9
2nd: phi 2:1-11
Gsp: mat 21:28-32

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Sep 26 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Time to Love God

Friday, September 26th, 2014
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Homily #140926 ( 04min) Play - Amidst all the variations that life presents us, it’s always time to love God and do His holy will.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Friday in the 25th Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: ecc 3:1-11
Resp: psa 144:1-2, 3-4
Gsp: luk 9:18-22

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Sep 25 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Vanity of Vanities!

Thursday, September 25th, 2014
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Homily #140925 ( 08min) Play - All is vanity, except to love God and to serve Him alone.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Thursday in the 25th Week in Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: ecc 1:2-11
Resp: psa 90:3-4, 5-6, 12-13, 14, 17
Gsp: luk 9:7-9

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Sep 24 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Mother of Mercy

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Homily #140924 ( 03min) Play - The entire order of mercy has been entrusted to Our Lady and it is manifested in Her being the Health of the Sick, the Refuge of Sinners, the Comfort of the Afflicted and the Help of Christians.
Ave Maria!
Mass: The BVM, Queen and Mother of Mercy, I – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: est 0:0C:12, 14-15, 25, 30
Resp: luk 1:46-55
Gsp: joh 2:1-11

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Sep 23 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Pio of Pietrelcina

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Homily #140923 ( 06min) Play – Padre Pio reminds us that God is in control of everything.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Pio of Pietrelcina 2 – Feast – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jer 7:22-23
Resp: psa 15:1-2, 5, 7-8, 11
2nd: gal 6:14-18
Gsp: mat 11:25-30

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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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