Category Archives: Homilies

Ordinary 6

The Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 2020 – Cycle A Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18; Psalm 103; 1 Corinthians 3:16-23; -10; Matthew 5:38-48 Do you consider yourself holy or at least on the way toward being holy? Or is true holiness OK … Continue reading

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Ordinary 6

The Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2020 – Cycle A Sirach 15:15-20; Psalm 199; 1 Corinthians 2:6-10; Matthew 5:17-37 Do you think that freedom means you can do anything you want? Are there qualities that filter through freedom placing qualifiers … Continue reading

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Ordinary 5

The Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time 2020 – Cycle A Isaiah 58:7-10; Psalm 112; 1 Corinthians 2:1-5; Matthew 5:13-16 Do you like it when “the tables are turned” on you? I suppose only if the advantage is in your favour, … Continue reading

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The Presentation of the Lord

The Presentation of the Lord 2020 – Cycle A Malachi 3:1-4; Psalm 24; Hebrews 2:14-18; Luke 2:22-40 A young couple, first – time parents, a new beginning filled with unanswered questions. Do you remember what it was like?  Is being … Continue reading

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Ordinary 3

The Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 2020 – Cycle A Isaiah 8:23-9:3: Psalm 27; 1 Corinthians 1:10-13, 17; Matthew 4:12-23 A stranger walks up to you and says, “Follow me”. Would you?  How would you respond? I expect many of … Continue reading

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Christmas V Baptism

Christmas V – The Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord 2020 – Cycle ABC Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7; Psalm 29; Acts 10:34-38; Matthew 3:13-17 For almost 20 years now we have found ourselves mired in, embarrassed and dispirited by the … Continue reading

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Christmas IV Epiphany

Christmas IV – The Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord 2020 – Cycle ABC Isaiah 60: 1-6; Psalm 72; Ephesians 3:2-3a, 5-6; Matthew 2:1-12 We live in a period that some scholars have called Post – Christian.  The term … Continue reading

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