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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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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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Fr. Dominic MurphyGriswold, CTHomily
October 29, 2017

Oct 29 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Love is Perfection

  Christ teaches that loving God first and loving our neighbor are more important than temple sacrifices and he stresses the totality of our love of God. Love takes effort to do good…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
October 28, 2017

Oct 28 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: St Simon and St Jude

  St Simon was known for his zeal and St Jude was known as amiable or loving. Little else is known about them but we may be inspired by their self-effacing humility. We…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
October 24, 2017

Oct 24 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: The Need for Vigilance

  Today's Gospel instructs us to be vigilant for the Lord's return. We need to "gird our loins" and keep our "lamps alight", spiritualy speaking. Christ's return in glory could happen at any…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
October 23, 2017

Oct 23 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: True and Everlasting Treasure

  We need to avoid all greed. Be rich in the things of the spirit. Do not see money as the end of life, but only as a means. Holy Communion is our…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
October 22, 2017

Oct 22 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Christian Citizens

  Citizens are obliged to support the Common Good, including paying taxes. St Paul commands that everyone be subject to the authorities. God made us social beings, we need to live in society.…
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Fr. Dominic MurphyGriswold, CTHomily
October 21, 2017

Oct 21 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Persevering in Good

  Rejecting religion, God and grace leads to the loss of salvation. Strong love makes us faithful to the end. Trust in God, not in ourselves. If we persevere in Charity to our…
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Fr. Dominic MurphyGriswold, CTHomily
October 20, 2017

Oct 20 – Homily – Fr Dominic: Bl. James of Strepar

  This missionary bishop to Russia had a great love of Our Lady so characteristic of his fellow Poles. Ave Maria! Mass: Bl. James of Strepar - Opt Mem Readings:  1st: ezr 34:11-16…
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Fr. Dominic MurphyGriswold, CTHomily
October 19, 2017

Oct 19 – Homily – Fr Dominic: The North American Martyrs

  The blood of the Jesuit martyrs of North America was the seed of the first fruits of the Gospel on this continent. Ave Maria! Mass: Sts Jean de Brebeuf, Isaac Jogues and…
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Fr. Dominic MurphyGriswold, CTHomily
October 15, 2017

Oct 15 – Homily – Fr Dominic: A Personal Relationship with God

  Heaven is a wedding. Cradle Catholics can reject the invitation or be without the wedding garment, that is, not be in the state of grace. There is no impersonal beatitude; Heaven is…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
October 14, 2017

Oct 14 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: The Greatest Blessing

  The greatest blessing is to do God's will. We should manifest our faith in our dress, our speach, and our deeds. The supreme witnesses are the martyrs. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Callistus…
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Fr. Alan WhartonGriswold, CTHomily
October 10, 2017

Oct 10 – Homily – Fr Alan: The Courage of Charity

  The courage of Christian martyrs in not ego-centric, but Christ-centered, born of love for Jesus the Savior, and for the souls He wants to save. Ave Maria! Mass: St. Daniel and companions…
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