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Fr. Angelo GeigerGriswold, CTHomily
May 21, 2017

May 21 – Homily – Fr Angelo: We are Not Orphans, But Witnesses

  Today's Gospel links love and obedience, and this is fingernails on chalkboard, Fr. Angelo tells us, to the modern world enamoured with rights without obligations and love without commitment. The words of…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
April 23, 2017

Apr 23 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: To Live Divine Mercy, FINCH and ABC

  In the Gospel reading, we see two appearances of Jesus to the disciples, first without Thomas, who doubted when he was told that Jesus was risen, and then while Thomas was there,…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
April 22, 2017

Apr 22 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Impossible!

  In today's Gospel, Jesus rebukes the disciples for their slowness to believe. But their doubt and weakness is our certainty and strength. For the proofs Jesus offered the disciples ground our faith…
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Fr. Dominic MurphyGriswold, CTHomily
April 16, 2017

Apr 16 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Easter Sunday 2017

  Father Dominic gives the Easter Sunday homily at Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine in Griswold, CT. Ave Maria! Mass: Easter Sunday (Opt 1) - Solemnity Readings:  1st: act 10:34, 37-43 Resp: psa…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
April 9, 2017

Apr 09 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Holy Week Homework

  This week we remember the week that was the culmination of human history, and changed the world forever. Through the liturgy, we are brought into contact with these events and enabled to…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
April 8, 2017

Apr 08 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: A Sign of Contradiction

  Simeon prophesied that Jesus would be a sign of contradiction, and we see that in today's Gospel. The raising of Lazarus lead some to believe in Him, but others to harden their…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
April 2, 2017

Apr 02 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: We are Lazarus

  On the fifth Sunday of Lent, it is customary in many places to veil the sacred images in order to focus all our attention on Jesus and His upcoming death and resurrection.…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
March 19, 2017

Mar 19 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Living Thirsts

  On the Third Sunday of Lent, the readings focus on water and thirst on human and spiritual levels. These readings are directed towards those preparing for baptism, and invite us to renew…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
March 12, 2017

Mar 12 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Journey From Tabor to Calvary

  The Second Sunday of Lent is called Transfiguration Sunday because the Gospel reading is the account of this mystery. But why have this at beginning of Lent? It is a great source…
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Fr. Dominic MurphyGriswold, CTHomily
March 5, 2017

Mar 05 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Be A Fighter

  Today's theme is temptation, and we have an example of Jesus fighting temptation and Eve given in to it. Temptation has three steps - external tempting, internal delight, and consent. Jesus fought…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
March 4, 2017

Mar 04 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Not the Healthy but the Sick

  Jesus came not to heal the healthy, but to sick; not to call the righteous, but sinners. These consoling words from today's Gospel reading apply to us who are deathly sick and…
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Fr. Angelo GeigerGriswold, CTHomily
February 26, 2017

Feb 26 – Homily – Fr Angelo: Pray, Hope, and Don’t Worry

  The poem "Lead, Kindly Light" by Cardinal Newman was written at a moment of crisis and expressed a serene trust in God. Today's gospel expresses this hope that God will take care…
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