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Homilies: 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

My homily for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B) as preached during the 5pm Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings were Amos 7:12-15; Ephesians 1:3-14; Mark 6:7-13. "Disciples of Jesus are not meant to stick together for the sake of staying together. We are sent out by Jesus to preach the… Continue reading Homilies: 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

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Homilies: 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

My homily for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B) as preached during the 5pm Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings were Wisdom 1:13-15, 2:23-24; 2 Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15; Mark 5:21-43. "Human touch is a very powerful and symbolic act. How much more powerful is the touch of Jesus Christ? When… Continue reading Homilies: 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

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Homilies: The Solemnity of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, Year B

My homily for the Solemnity of the Nativity of St John the Baptist (Year B) as preached during the 5.30pm Saturday evening Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings were Isaiah 49:1-6; Acts 13:22-26; Luke 1:57-66, 80. "The giving of a name also gives an identity. John's identity before God is found in his… Continue reading Homilies: The Solemnity of the Nativity of St John the Baptist, Year B

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Homilies: The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Year B

My homily for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Year B) as preached during the 5pm Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings for today Exodus 24:3-8; Hebrews 9:11-15; Mark 14:12-16, 22-26. "Our 'Amen' at Communion is a dangerous word because it is not only a profession of faith… Continue reading Homilies: The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Year B

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Homilies: The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Year B

My homily for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity (Year B) as preached during the 5pm Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings for today Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40; Romans 8:14-17; Matthew 28:16-20. "We might struggle to grasp the philosophy and theology that has come to explain the mystery of the Trinity, but we… Continue reading Homilies: The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Year B

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Homilies: The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, Year B

My homily for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (Year B) as preached during the 9am Mass at St Joseph's Church, The Junction. The readings for today were Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:17-23; Mark 16:15-20. "With the Ascension of Jesus to the Father, our mission to preach the Good News of the Kingdom to… Continue reading Homilies: The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, Year B