Daily Archives: February 16, 2012

Marriage is a School of Love and Forgiveness

Homily for the Twenty-Seventh Sunday Year B by Fr. Tommy Lane It is the wish of young people in school and college to complete school and get a job. But there is a sense in which we are in school … Continue reading

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Jesus the Bridegroom loves the Church his Bride

Homily for the Eighth Sunday of Year B by Fr. Tommy Lane We know they ran out of wine during the wedding in Cana. Many people may not be aware of the reason why they ran out of wine. Wedding … Continue reading

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Bear with one another charitably and love your Children

Homily for the Seventeenth Sunday of Year B by Fr. Tommy Lane Earlier I explained that we interrupt our reading of Mark for six Sundays to read John 6 – the Eucharistic Chapter – and explained that the multiplication of … Continue reading

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St. Joseph, Man of Faith, and Patron of the Church

Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Advent Year A by Fr. Tommy Lane We are all busy preparing for Christmas. A lot of preparation had to be made for the first Christmas also by Mary and Joseph. They had to … Continue reading

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The Holy Family – held together by Love through all their problems

Homily for the Sunday in the Octave of Christmas by Fr. Tommy Lane The Holy Family of Nazareth, Jesus, Mary and Joseph are put before us by the Church this weekend as a model for our families. We call them … Continue reading

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God’s Plan for the Family – a Reflection of God’s Love

Homily for the Sunday in the Octave of Christmas by Fr. Tommy Lane At this time of year when families are re-united again and as we celebrate The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, we reflect on what it … Continue reading

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The Holy Family and Encouragement for the Family from Pope John Paul II

Homily for the Sunday in the Octave of Christmas by Fr. Tommy Lane Christmas is a family time. Families have re-united once again. During this time when families have the grace and privilege to spend much time together, to enjoy … Continue reading

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The Church’s unchanging teaching on Marriage

A Homily on the Sacrament of Marriage by Fr. Tommy Lane Sometimes we hear people say about the Church’s teaching on the family and marriage, “The Church must modernize itself”, “The Church must bring itself up to date”, “The Church … Continue reading

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“What God has joined together man must not divide”

Homily for the Twenty-Seventh Sunday Year B by Fr. Tommy Lane Most of the pop songs we hear are about love. Much poetry is about love. And in our first reading today we find the first love poetry in the … Continue reading

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Wedding Homilies

by Fr. Tommy Lane All the following excerpts which I have used in Wedding homilies, are on this page for your convenience. Clicking on the link below will bring you immediately to the appropriate place on this page. You can … Continue reading

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Funeral Homilies

by Fr. Tommy Lane All the following excerpts, which are linked with Christian Death and which I have used in funeral homilies, are on this page for your convenience. Clicking on the link below will bring you immediately to the … Continue reading

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Contents

CATECHISM FOR FILIPINO CATHOLICS PREFACE                                                                             1 Why a New Catechism……………………………………………… 1 Characteristics of this Catechism…………………………………. 3 For Whom the Catechism Is Intended…………………………… 4 Basic Structure of the Catechism…………………………………. 5 Using This Catechism………………………………………………. 7 Synthesis ……………………………………………………………… 8 Foundations   1        … Continue reading

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Title and Letter

CBCP Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines Catechism for Filipino Catholics   New Edition with expanded Subject Index and Primer   ECCCE Word & Life Publications MANILA Philippines from the beginning of the Christianization of the Philippines to the end … Continue reading

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