Category Archives: Homilies

The Sarced Triduum – Pascha I

Triduum Sacrum Pascha I: Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Psalm 118; 1 Corinthians 5:6b-8; Matthew 28:1-10 Are you scared during this pandemic?  I expect we all are to some degree. Afraid of catching the … Continue reading

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The Sacred Triduum – Good Friday

Triduum Sacrum: Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion Isaiah 52:13 – 53:12; Psalm 31; Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9; John 18:1 – 19:42   Coronavirus. Did you know that “corona” is the Latin word for “crown”?  Like the crown of thorns woven … Continue reading

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The Sacred Triduum – Holy Thursday

Triduum Sacrum: Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper Exodus 12:1-8; 11-14; Psalm 116; I Corinthians 11:23-26; John 13:1-15 How utterly strange this year that on the night, this night, in which Jesus took bread and wine and handed over to … Continue reading

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Lent VI Palm Sunday

Lent VI: Palm Sunday in the Lord’s Passion 2020 – Cycle A Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22; Philippians 2:6-11; Matthew 26:14 – 27:66 אלוהי, אלוהי, מדוע עזבת אותי There are no enthusiastic crowds following along today. …no shouts of “Hosanna to … Continue reading

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Lent V

The Fifth Sunday of Lent 2020 – Cycle A Ezekiel 37:12-14; Psalm 130; Romans 8:8-11; John 11:1-45 “Master, the one you love is ill”. How true that is. For humanity is ill and Christ, “the lover of humanity” is just … Continue reading

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Lent IV

The Fourth Sunday of Lent 2020 – Cycle A 1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a; Psalm 23; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41 What is wrong with everyone in the Gospel today? All everyone is concerned about is… …whether a man who was … Continue reading

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Lent III

The Third Sunday of Lent 2020 – Cycle A Exodus 17:3-7; Psalm 95; Romans 5:1-2, 5-8; John 4:5-42 Did you ever consider that to know the truth about God, we must first recognize, admit and accept the blunt and honest … Continue reading

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