Monthly Archives: January 2017

Ordinary 4

The Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 – Cycle A Zephaniah 2:3, 3:12-13; Psalm 146; 1 Corinthians 1:26-31; Matthew 5:1-12 You probably don’t know Ruby Turpin.  But you do know Ruby Turpin. Ruby is a middle aged woman of 47 … Continue reading

Posted in Homilies | Leave a comment

Ordinary 3

The Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 – Cycle A Isaiah 8:23-9:3: Psalm 27; 1 Corinthians 1:10-13, 17; Matthew 4:12-23 Why is so much of the human experience marked by discord and division? Consider the feuds and ruptures within our … Continue reading

Posted in Homilies | Leave a comment

Ordinary 2

The Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017 – Cycle A Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72; Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12 Do you get annoyed when people are speaking, usually quite loudly, on their cell phones in public places?  Especially an enclosed … Continue reading

Posted in Homilies | Leave a comment

Christmas III – Epiphany

Christmas III – Epiphany 2017 – Cycle ABC Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72; Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12    Can you resist the soft light of a candle? Are you not drawn to a window and look up on the greyest … Continue reading

Posted in Homilies | Leave a comment