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Fr. Jacinto

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. 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. 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. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
September 30, 2017

Sep 30 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Knowledge of Scripture

  St. Jerome said, "Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ." As catechists we know Scripture. We get a good dose of Scripture at Mass. We should make Scripture reading a part of…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
September 24, 2017

Sep 24 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Our Catholic Roots

  The Jews were the first called. We are people of nations called much later. Regardless of how long you are a Christian we are all to receive the same reward: God Himself…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
September 23, 2017

Sep 23 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: St Pio of Pietrelcina

  Padre Pio is the first priest to receive the stigmata, which he bore for 50 years shedding a pint of blood a day. Padre Pio shared in the victimhood of Christ to…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
September 10, 2017

Sep 10 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Fraternal Correction

  Christian watchfulness sometimes requires fraternal correction, condemning not persons but harmful behavior. If you fail to correct you might share in the guilt. Ask your Guardian Angel to inspire you to say…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
September 3, 2017

Sep 03 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Think as God Thinks

Peter was at his best when he professed Jesus as Christ, but it doesn't last. When Peter followed the promptings of the Father he did well; when he followed worldly wisdom he did…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
September 2, 2017

Sep 02 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: The Parable of the Talents

  We will render an account to Our Lord. We must not only avoid doing evil but must actively do good. Give our gifts to Our Lady so that they bear the most…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
August 27, 2017

Aug 27 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Jesus Chose Peter as the basis of Unity

  Jesus would not be visibly present with us so he chose Peter as vicar. Peter was not without faults, yet Our Lord chose him as the basis of unity. We should not…
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Fr. JacintoGriswold, CTHomily
August 26, 2017

Aug 26 – Homily – Fr Jacinto: Seven Joys of Our Lady

  Fr. Jacinto explains the story of the revelation of the Rosary of the Seven Joys of Our Lady as well as an introduction on how to pray this beautiful and powerful chaplet.…
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