Daily Archives: September 18, 2012

Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross

September 14 Num 21:4-9; Phil 2:6-11; Jn 3:13-17 OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: Have you ever wondered about the difference between the cross and the crucifix? The cross is the symbol of pain and suffering, trials, tribulation and even death. People wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows

READINGS (September 15): Reading 1: 1 Cor 10:14-22 My beloved ones, avoid idolatry. I am speaking as to sensible people; judge for yourselves what I am saying. The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a participation in the … Continue reading

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Our Lady of Sorrows

September 15 Luke 2:33-35/John 19:25-27 I read this story from the written homily of a priest that the great preacher, Dr. G. Campbell Morgan had four sons all of whom grew up to become preachers. One day, a visitor arrived … Continue reading

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Saturday of the 24th Week of the Year

Luke 8:4-15 The Parable of the Sower The image which Jesus uses to explain the effectiveness of the Word of God is easy for in the city, I grew up on the farm. The land on our farm varied. One … Continue reading

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Saturday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1: 1 Cor 15:35-37, 42-49 Brothers and sisters: Someone may say, “How are the dead raised? With what kind of body will they come back?” You fool! What you sow is not brought to life unless it … Continue reading

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Friday of the 24th Week of the Year

Luke 8:1-3 Galilean Women follow Jesus OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: Tony Castle narrates of an old tower called the “Faith of women” crowning the fort in the German town of Weissberg. It was said that Emperor Conrad attacked the fortress, and … Continue reading

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Friday of the Twenty Fourth Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year II): Reading 1 1 COR 15:12-20 Brothers and sisters: If Christ is preached as raised from the dead, how can some among you say there is no resurrection of the dead? If there is no resurrection of the dead, … Continue reading

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