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WEEKLY HOMILY BLOGS

October 2015

Oct 26

10/25/15 Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. James

Today’s gospel is about a blind man who wished to regain his sight. When blind man shouted at Jesus to help him, many rebuked him, telling him to be silent. Because of his disability people rejected him and isolated him from the community and Jesus knew how painful this was. So Jesus stopped and told them to call him and cured of his...
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Oct 26

10/25/15 Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Reggie

Why does St Mark give so much attention to the blind man’s cloak? St Mark makes a point of explaining that Bartimaeus “threw aside his cloak, sprang up, and came to Jesus.” What’s the meaning of this seemingly insignificant detail? To get at it, we need first of all to understand the role...
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Oct 19

Deacon Tony Conti - Year of Mercy Talk - October 2015

Deacon Tony Conti October 2015 Be Merciful as your Heavenly Father is Merciful     This evening we’re going to focus in on two commands given by Jesus in the Gospels of Luke and Matthew… Specifically – Luke 6:36 and Matthew 5:48… These Gospels deal with Jesus’ discourse on love of one’s...
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Oct 19

10/18/15 Twenty Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon Tony

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time From today’s Gospel: “… whoever wishes to be great among you will be your servant; whoever wishes to be first among you will be the slave of all.  For the Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve and to give His life as a ransom for many." Who are the people that we...
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Oct 12

10/11/15 Twenty Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Reggie

St Mark makes a surprising observation as he tells us about this encounter between Jesus and the rich young man. After the young man explains that he has followed the commandments since his youth, St Mark tells us that: "Jesus, looking at him, loved him."St Mark makes a surprising observation as he tells...
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Oct 12

10/11/15 Twenty Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time - Deacon Ron

One of the most common themes in Sacred Scripture is the contrast between the rich and the poor. And one can easily get the impression that the poor have the advantage when it comes to entering the Kingdom of Heaven, whereas the rich have very little hope. Imagine, for the sake of illustration, that I am the holiest man you know—a...
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Oct 5

100415 Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. James

Today Pope opened the Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod in Rome. 270 Synod Fathers from all over the world have gathered to study and discuss on ‘the vocation and mission of the family in the Church and the contemporary world.’ Through the Scripture readings today we are invited to reflect on marriage and family.  In...
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Oct 4

100415 Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time - Fr. Reggie

Two thousand years ago, before the first Christmas, most religions were designed to keep the gods at a safe distance. In those times, pagan religions conceived of the gods as powerful, unpredictable, and dangerous. Your best bet was to lay low and hope the gods didn't notice you, because if they did, they...
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