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Homilies: Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

My homily for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord as preached during the 9.30 am Mass in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings were Isaiah 60:1-6; Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-5; Matthew 2:1-12. "Like the Magi, many people know they are seeking something 'more' because of something within themselves, or because of their own 'wisdom',… Continue reading Homilies: Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

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Homilies: Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Year C

My homily for the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (Year C) as preached during the 9.30 am Mass in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The scriptures readings proclaimed were 2 Samuel 5:1-3; Colossians 1:12-20; Luke 23:35-43. "The kingship of Jesus is rooted not in a political settlement but in a covenantal… Continue reading Homilies: Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Year C

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Homilies: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

My homily for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C) as preached during the 5.30 pm Saturday evening Mass in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings proclaimed were Malachi 3:19-20; 2 Thessalonians 3"7-12; Luke 21:5-19. "If we focus on trying to interpret the 'signs and wonders' in the world and their connection to the… Continue reading Homilies: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

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Homilies: 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

My homily for the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C) as preached during the 9.30am Mass in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton, and featuring the musical skills of Dr Anne Millard, the Cathedral's Director of Music. The readings proclaimed were Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10; Hebrews 12:1-4; Luke 12:49-53. "The dissonance in today's Gospel reminds us that… Continue reading Homilies: 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

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Homilies: 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C

My homily for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C) as preached during the 5.30pm Saturday evening Mass in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings proclaimed were Wisdom 18:6-9; Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19; Luke 12:32-48. "Our Gospel reminds as to always be ready to be held accountable for the way we have lived our Christian… Continue reading Homilies: 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C