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Homily

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Bloomington, INFr. Ignatius ManfredoniaHomily
November 17, 2017

Nov 17 – Homily – Fr Ignatius: St. Elizabeth, Franciscan Queen

  Fr. Ignatius on the feast of St. Elizabeth of Hungary explains how she lived as a third order Franciscan despite being the Queen of Hungary. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Elizabeth of Hungary…
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Bloomington, INFr. Josemaria BarbinHomily
November 16, 2017

Nov 16 – Homily – Fr Josemaria: St. Gertrude the Faithful

  Fr. Josemaria on the firmness and security of the Catholic faith and how St. Gertrude the Great lived this faithfulness in a great way. Ave Maria! Mass: St Gertrude the Great -…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
November 14, 2017

Nov 14 – Homily – Fr Alan: Martyrdom and the Courage of Charity

  The memorial of Sts. Nicholas Tavelic and companion martyrs is a good occasion to reflect on the charity that underlies the courage of the martyrs. Faith and hope alone probably wouldn't have…
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Fr. Terrence ChartierHomilyNew Bedford, MA
November 13, 2017

Nov 13 – Homily – Fr Terrance: Thy Huddle Come, Thy Play Be Done

  Explaining today's reading from the book of Wisdom, Fr. Terrance begins with a football analogy to illustrate how we have to be harmonized in purpose with the will of God. He goes…
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Fr. Dominic MurphyGriswold, CTHomily
November 12, 2017

Nov 12 – Homily – Fr Dominic: The Wise and Foolish Virgins

  The Lamps are God's grace in us, God's life. What are we filling our time with, our life with. We should be filled with God through prayer. God is a person Who…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
November 11, 2017

Nov 11 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Fidelity in Small Matters

  Like Zacchaeus, who having gained dishonest wealth repented and used it honestly, Christians are called to "make friends for yourselves with dishonest wealth." We cannot live double lives, but must Christianize our…
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Bloomington, INGuest HomilistHomily
November 11, 2017

Nov 10 – Homily – Fr. Rooney: St. Leo, Seeing Past Contradiction

  Fr. James Rooney O.P., on the memorial of St. Pope Leo the Great and how he explained so well the doctrine or the Incarnation, that Jesus is both God and man united…
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Bloomington, INFr. Josemaria BarbinHomily
November 9, 2017

Nov 09 – Homily – Fr Josemaria: St. John Lateran, Catholic Basilica

  Fr. Josemaria on the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica in Rome underscores how this is the chief basilica of the Roman Church and thus the universal nature of the Catholic…
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Fr. Matthias SaskoHomilyNew Bedford, MA
November 7, 2017

Nov 07 – Homily – Fr Matthias: The simplicity of St. Didacus

  The virtue of simplicity makes us go promptly to God, without regard for human respect or our own interests.  This virtue characterized today's Franciscan Saint. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Didacus of Alcala…
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Fr. Alan WhartonHomilyNew Bedford, MA
November 6, 2017

Nov 06 – Homily: Jesus, God’s Irrevocable Gift and Call

  St. Paul tells us: "The gifts and the call of God are irrevocable" (Rm 11:29). He Himself is the greatest of these gifts, the Eternal Word made flesh. With the gift of…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
November 5, 2017

Nov 05 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Bad Example Among the Clergy

  Jesus preached against the hypocrisy of the Pharisees, but recognized their authority to teach. We must pray for holy priests, bishops and religious and heed their teaching. if a teaching sounds suspicious,…
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Fr. Dominic MurphyGriswold, CTHomily
November 4, 2017

Nov 04 – Homily – Fr Dominic: St Charles Borromeo

  At 23 St Charles was made governor of the Papal States by his uncle the Pope. Later put in charge of the diocese of Milan although not yet ordained a priest. He…
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