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Fr. Ignatius Manfredonia

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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Jan 29 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: The Haves and the Have Nots

Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Homily #150129 ( 05min) Play – In today’s Gospel, Our Lord says, “To the one who has, more will be given;
from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away.”  What does that mean?
Ave Maria!
Mass: Thursday 3rd Week of Ordinary Time – Wkdy – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: heb 10:19-25
Resp: psa 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6
Gsp: mar 4:21-25

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Jan 28 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: The Parable of the Sower

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
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Homily #150128 ( 07min) Play – Let us strive to good soil and to bear a hundred fold.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Thomas Aquinas – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Wednesday 3rd Week of Ordinary Time
1st: heb 10:11-18
Resp: psa 110:1, 2, 3, 4
Gsp: mar 4:1-20

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Jan 27 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Brethren of the Lord & the Will of God

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Homily #150127 ( 10min) Play – Whenever we hear “brethren of the Lord”, we should think of St. Jerome and that impure heresiarch, Helvidius.  We should also know that doing the will of God is necessary for salvation and sanctification.
Ave Maria!
Mass: St. Angela Merici – Opt Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Tuesday 3rd Week of Ordinary Time
1st: heb 10:1-10
Resp: psa 40:2, 4, 7-8, 10, 11
Gsp: mar 3:31-35

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Jan 26 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: Stir Into Flame

Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Homily #150126 ( 05min) Play – St. Paul reminds St. Timothy of something that applies to all of us, namely, that we must continually stir up the flame of the grace received from God.
Ave Maria!
Mass: Sts. Timothy and Titus – Mem – Form: OF
Readings: Monday 3rd Week of Ordinary Time
1st: heb 9:15, 24-28
Resp: psa 98:1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6
Gsp: mar 3:22-30

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Jan 25 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: The World is Passing Away

Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Homily #150125 ( 16min) Play – Given the vanity of all things, everyone who can, should abandon the world and become a religious.
Ave Maria!
Mass: 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Sunday – Form: OF
Readings: 
1st: jon 3:1-5, 10
Resp: psa 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9
2nd: 1co 7:29-31
Gsp: mar 1:14-20

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