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Fr. Alan Wharton

Fr. Alan WhartonGriswold, CTHomily
September 15, 2011

Sep 15 – Homily – Fr Alan Bernardino: The Sorrows of Mary

Homily #110915 ( 13min) Play - This is a Mass of thanksgiving offered by Fr. Alan Bernardine Wharton, F.I., a newly ordained Priest for the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate. Fr. Alan is in…
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October 20, 2014

Oct 20 – Homily – Fr Alan: How does one Possess?

Homily #141020b ( 11min) Play - Fr. Alan Bernardino Wharton gives his first homily at Bloomington after having arrived from our mission in Brazil. He reflects on the need to be detached from things…
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October 27, 2014

Oct 26 – Homily – Fr Alan: The Old and the New

Homily #141026b ( 17min) Play - New remains hidden in the old. And the old is revealed in the new. Fr. Alan explains this in the context of today readings where Jesus responds to…
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October 29, 2014

Oct 29 – Homily – Fr Alan: Possibility not Probability

Homily #141029b ( 10min) Play - Fr. Alan on the Gospel message that only a few will be saved and that we must strive to enter the narrow gate. He says we must not…
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October 31, 2014

Oct 31 – Homily – Fr Alan: Becoming Hallowed

Homily #141031b ( 10min) Play - On All Hallows Eve, that is Halloween or the Eve of the Solemnity of All Saints Day, Fr. Alan points out all the pointers toward becoming saints contained…
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November 3, 2014

Nov 03 – Homily – Fr Alan: To Whom much is Given

Homily #141103b ( 10min) Play - Today the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate commemorate the Franciscan Deceased who are in purgatory and need our prayers. Fr. Alan highlights how there are many spiritual blessings…
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November 9, 2014

Nov 09 – Homily – Fr Alan: Lateran, Symbol of Christ, Mary and Unity

Homily #141109b ( 17min) Play - Fr. Alan on the Feast of the Dedication of the Basilica of St John Lateran which is the Cathedral of the Church of Rome. Fr. Alan emphasizes how…
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November 11, 2014

Nov 11 – Homily – Fr Alan: God’s Order of Virtue

Homily #141111b ( 09min) Play - Fr. Alan on how God has established order in the universe and if we live a virtuous life with a real desire for doing God's will, to follow…
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November 13, 2014

Nov 13 – Homily – Fr Alan: St. Cabrini and Culture of Life

Homily #141113b ( 13min) Play - Fr. Alan on the life St. Frances Xavier Cabrini who was a missionary nun to the Americas only one hundred years ago. He focuses on her virginity which…
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November 17, 2014

Nov 17 – Homily – Fr Alan: Putting Our Trust in God

Homily #141117b ( 12min) Play - Fr. Alan referring to the blind man of Jericho and the life of St. Elizabeth to tell us that we must put our trust in God. Ave Maria! Mass: St.…
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November 19, 2014

Nov 19 – Homily – Fr Alan: St Agnes, Poor Clare with many Coins

Homily #141119b ( 13min) Play - Fr. Alan connects the Gospel parable of the gold coins with the story of St. Agnes' life who was the sister of St Clare, the founder of the Poor…
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November 21, 2014

Nov 21 – Homily – Fr Alan: Presenting Ourselves for Service

Homily #141121b ( 15min) Play - Fr. Alan gives the background of the feast of the Presentation of Mary where the elderly parents of Mary presented her as a young child to the priests…
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November 24, 2014

Nov 24 – Homily – Fr Alan: Vietnamese Martyrs

Homily #141124b ( 12min) Play - Fr. Alan on the story of the St. Andre Dung Lac and his 116 companions during the persecution of the Christians in Vietnam in the early 1800's. Ave Maria!…
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