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Homily for the Nativity of The Lord, (Christmas) December 25, 2016, Year A

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)My dear brothers and sisters, all of our ideals, all of our dreams of what we want to be, and of what our world can be… all of our visions and understandings of God,...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 18, 2016

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2016, Year A

Joseph and Mary arrive at the inn. 14th century illuminationFr. Thomas J. Lane S.T.D.Associate Professor of Sacred ScriptureMt. St. Mary's SeminaryEmmitsburg, MD(Click here for today’s readings)We are all busy preparing for Christmas. A lot of prep...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 16, 2016

Homily for the 4th Sunday of Advent, December 18, 2016, Year A

St. Joseph’s Dream, illuminated manuscript, T’oros Roslin, c. 1260.Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Nazareth was one of the most insignificant villages in Judah. When Jesus was first assembling Hi...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 11, 2016

Homily for the Third Sunday of Advent, December 11, 2016, Year A (Gaudete Sunday)

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Director, La Salette ShrineEnfield, NH(Click here for today’s readings)We are in Cycle A of the Sunday readings, in which the majority of the Gospel readings are from Matthew. In a few weeks we will be reading his account o...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 9, 2016

Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Advent, December 11, 2016, Year A (Gaudete Sunday)

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)“Are you the one who is to come, or do we look for another?”As you live out life as a Christian, trying to make the life of Jesus a reality in your own life, many...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 4, 2016

Fr. Irvin's Homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 11, 2016, Year C

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Is there a more familiar parable of Jesus than this one? Hardly! You know it well with the younger son treating his father as if he were dead and demanding his share o...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Sep 5, 2016

Homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 11, 2016, Year C

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, ConnecticutThe Return of the Prodigal Son,Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, 1667/1670.(Click here for today’s readings)Let’s make one thing perfectly clear.
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Sep 4, 2016

Fr. Irvin's Homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 4, 2016, Year C

Christ offered Himself unto death for our salvation. We are to "hate" ourold lives, renouncing all the earthly things we rely upon, to follow Him.   Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s re...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 31, 2016

Homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 4, 2016, Year C

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, Connecticut(Click here for today’s readings) About 3,350 years ago an Egyptian Pharaoh named Akhenaten decided to make worship of the Sun God the only...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 28, 2016

Fr. Butler's Homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 28, 2016, Year C

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, Connecticut(Click here for today’s readings)I lived a total of twenty-three years outside of the USA, mostly in an international community of Europeans,...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 22, 2016

Homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 28, 2016, Year C

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)“Well, Father,” I was asked, “what’s wrong with being proud of yourself? Aren’t we supposed to have some pride? Why are we supposed to be humble – what goo...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 21, 2016

Fr. Butler's Homily for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 21, 2016, Year C

Fr. René J. Butler, M.S.Provincial Superior, La Salette Missionaries of North AmericaHartford, Connecticut(Click here for today’s readings)Often enough in families people can feel they are taken for granted. They do so much, and others don’t see...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 19, 2016

John Chrysostom’s Christmas Homily

Image via Wikipedia I have come to admire the Golden Mouth, John Chrysostom, from a homiletic standpoint as well as an interpretative standpoint. He is sound in many of this thoughts, and although we may arrive at a different view of the Godhead, it...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Dec 25, 2015

Trinity Sunday 2015 – Hymns, Sermon, Anthems, Music, Quotes, SMS, Messages, Images

If you really searching for best information on Trinity Sunday 2015, if yes then we must say are on the right place. Here we have best collection of Trinity Sunday 2015 Festival, you all are going to love this post. Here we have Trinity Sunday 201...
by All Festival Wishes on May 30, 2015

CBCP president calls on priests to leave politics alone and stop 'homily abuse'

The president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines called on his "brother priests" on Maundy Thursday to stop "homily abuse," or delivering "unorganized, unprepared" sermon before their congregation.In a Facebook post, Lingayen-Dagup...
by Tech Pinoy on Apr 2, 2015

John Chrysostom’s Christmas Homily

Image via Wikipedia I have come to admire the Golden Mouth, John Chrysostom, from a homiletic standpoint as well as an interpretative standpoint. He is sound in many of this thoughts, and although we may arrive at a different view of the Godhead, it...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Dec 25, 2014

An Ancient Homily – The Lord’s descent into the underworld

The Lord’s descent into the underworld Something strange is happening – there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and is still beca...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Apr 19, 2014

Cardinal Tagle's analysis of present political realities: What Hiya Really means and why it does not exist anymore in Phil society

Manila archbishop Cardinal Tagle hit it in the nail when he says that our leaders have lost all forms of hiya.We lost this valuable pamana of our ancestors, because for us, everything legal is moral.This concept is definitely alien to our leaders sch...
by New Philippine Revolution on Jan 10, 2014

NSSH HOMILY HIGHLIGHTS - OCTOBER 2013

NATIONAL SHRINE OF THE SACRED HEARTHOMILY HIGHLIGHTS - OCTOBER 2013Oct. 2 6:00 PM Mass - Fr. Gerard ReyesSa mata ng Diyos, and maliliit ay ikinalulugod. Siya'y may tagatanod at patuloy silang pinanonood.Oct. 3 7:30 AM Mass - Monsignor Romeo VioletaTh...

Melito of Sardis: The Old Testament and the New Testament

I am reposting Melito for Easter. I have posted on Melito some before, and find myself returning to him for a bit especially his homily on the Passover. He provides us with an accurate manner in using the Old Testament, and it is an example that is w...
by The Church of Jesus Christ on Apr 1, 2013


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