Homilies tagged with ‘Ordinary Time’

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August 19, 2018 – Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Have you ever sent a message to someone hastily, only to realize later that it wasn’t what you really meant to say?  I think it’s happened to just about everyone.  Especially in today’s day and age, with the oh-so-fickle invention we call AutoCorrect.  If you don’t know, AutoCorrect is a software feature that is supposed […]

June 10, 2018 – Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)

    In our second reading today, St. Paul breaks into perhaps his most sublime enunciation of the human condition and the glory for which we are destined.  He says that our momentary afflictions are producing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison.  So, in order to expound on this idea, I will be […]

    November 5, 2017 – 31st Sunday of Ordinary Time (A)

    Practice what you preach.  It’s one of those Biblical phrases that has worked its way into our language and culture, and we repeat it, whether or not we realize where it came from.  Although it’s a slight reworking of Jesus’ exact words, it’s undeniable that the phrase comes from this gospel that we have just […]

    October 8, 2017 – 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time (A)

    We are nearing the end of harvest time, and it’s very fitting that, for the past several weeks, the Church’s cycle of readings has given us several parables about harvesting.  We have been hearing parables about workers in a vineyard quibbling over their pay.  We have heard about two sons, one who says he will […]