HOMILY – 26th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YE…

Published on September 29, 2019.

  The Gospel presented us with the story of the rich man and Lazarus. This parable is found only in the Gospel of Luke.  The Lucan Gospel has noticeable concern for the care of the poor in the society.  We recall that in narrating the […]

HOMILY, 25th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR C

Published on September 22, 2019.

    Links between passages are important; they help hold otherwise apparently disconnected episodes in thematic groupings.  The opening parable in today’s Gospel, (Luke 16:1-13), is linked both to the main parable in last Sunday’s Gospel reading, (Luke 15:1-32), and to next Sunday’s, (16:19-31).  The […]

HOMILY FOR 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR C

Published on September 15, 2019.

The First Reading, (Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14), narrated Israelite idolatry and Moses’ intercession to God on their behalf. Moses had gone up the mountain for a protracted period to have a conversation with God, (to pray). It was during this period of close encounter with God […]

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