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Browsing the August 2020 archive of Father's Homilies

Browsing the August 2020 archive of Father's Homilies

Homily for August 30, 2020

Posted by marguerite noga on 8/31/20

  There’s No Going Back!

Homily for the Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 30, 2020

Many years ago (1959) there was a novel by Muriel Spark called Memento Mori, which tells of a group of friends, all over the age of sixty-five, who one by one receive anonymous ... Read More »

Homily August 23, 2020

Posted by marguerite noga on 8/24/20

  Who Do You Say I Am?

Homily for the Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 23, 2020

An ancient story is told about a Japanese tea master who was a traveling companion of one of the greatest samurai on a journey to a distant city. The samurai was ... Read More »

Homily for August 16, 2020

Posted by marguerite noga on 8/17/20

  “I do believe, help my lack of trust!”

Homily for the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 16, 2020

Let me begin by saying that today’s gospel passage is disconcerting, and difficult to read, because it goes against the usual image we have of Jesus. Jesus goes to ... Read More »

Homily for August 9, 2020

Posted by marguerite noga on 8/10/20

 

Afloat on a Stormy Sea

Homily for the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 9, 2020

  One of the ancient symbols for the Church is a boat. I suppose this is appropriate, given that the first disciples Jesus called were fishermen. Jesus would often teach from a ... Read More »

Homily for August 2, 2020

Posted by marguerite noga on 8/03/20

  Companions for the Journey

Homily for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 2, 2020

 

A story is told of two brothers who worked together on a family farm. One was married and had a large family. The other was single. At the day’s end, the brothers ... Read More »