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St Philip Neri Says – 17 August: "When God infuses extraordinary sweetnesses into the soul, a man ought to prepare for some serious tribulation or temptation." | Fr Andrew Doohan, Catholic Priest … See MoreSee Less
St Philip Neri Says – 15 August: "Let us think of Mary, for she is that unspeakable virgin, that glorious lady, who conceived and brought forth, without detriment to her virginity, Him whom the width of the heavens cannot contain within itself." | Fr Andrew Doohan, Catholic Priest … See MoreSee Less
What rubbish! You know how you can be certain the search warrant was justified? Ultimately because a federal judge issued it after being convinced there were sufficient grounds to do so. … See MoreSee Less
Homilies: 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C: My homily for the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, as preached during the 8am Mass at St Patrick’s Church, Clarence Town.
The readings proclaimed were Jeremiah 38:4-6, 8-10; Hebrews 12:1-4; Luke 12:49-53. Today’s psalm is Psalm 39: "Lord, come to my aid!"
"Hearing Jesus speak about fire, division and the like seems odd, particularly when his birth was announced wishing peace on those of good will. Yet for those who hear the words of Jesus, and the call to conversion that comes with it, we are aware that not everyone will like what they hear or answer the call to change of heart. They may prefer Christians to remain silent, but having heard the Good News of the Reign of God, we have no other choice than to live that word, and speak that word into the world."
St Philip Neri Says – 14 August: "They who have been exercised in the service of God for a long time, may in their prayers imagine all sorts of insults offered to them, such as blows, wounds, and the like, and so in order to imitate Christ by their charity, may accustom their hearts beforehand to forgive real injuries when they come." | Fr Andrew Doohan, Catholic Priest … See MoreSee Less