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17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B 2 Kings 4:42-44 Psalm 145:10-11, 15-16, 17-18 (16) Ephesians 4:1-6 John 6:1-15 July 29, 2018 During the time Elisha served as a prophet of the Lord, there was a famine in the land.  So, food was scare.  A man brings twenty barley loaves and Elisha directs that it […]

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily “The Lord is My Shepherd”

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Jeremiah 23:1-6 Psalm 23:1-3, 3, 4, 5, 6 (1) Ephesians 2:13-18 Mark 6:30-34 July 22, 2018 God has always cared for his people.  He had appointed people as kings and priests to be shepherds over his people but many of them misled and scattered his flock.  Through the […]

Homily on “Freedom” for July 2018 Holy Hour

Homily for July 2018 Holy Hour Jeremiah 29:8-14 Psalm 123:1-2, 2, 3-4 Phil 2:5-11 John 15:9-17 Two weeks ago, we celebrated the Fourth of July as our national holiday.  As far as I know, we are the only country that celebrates July 4th as a holiday. That’s because of its significance to us.  Of course, […]

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Ezekiel 2:2-5 Psalm 123:1-2, 2, 2-4 (2cd) 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Mark 6:1-6 July 8, 2018 One might think that people from Jesus’ “native place” would welcome him with great fanfare as the hometown boy.  If somebody becomes famous today, their hometown often puts up a big welcome sign […]

Some Insights on Our Catholic Understanding of Mary

Today, July 4th, I used my “independence” to do some spiritual reading.  The insights I am about to share are not my own but come from Dr. Edward Sri.  I had the opportunity to attend a presentation by him in March.  I enjoyed his presentation so I picked up two or three of his books. […]

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Wisdom 1:13-15, 2:23-24 Psalm 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11, 12, 13 (2a) 2 Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15 Mark 5:21-43 July 1, 2018 Today we hear of Jesus doing two great healings.  One is for a twelve-year-old girl who, by the time Jesus’ arrives at the home, has “died”.  The […]