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“Just a Little While Longer…” – A Meditation on the Brevity and Urgency of Life.

May 10, 2018 0 Comments
“Just a Little While Longer…” – A Meditation on the Brevity and Urgency of Life.

There is a passage in John 16 that is unusual for its repetition. This past Sunday it was the assigned Gospel in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. The expression “in a little while” is repeated seven times in the brief passage. Its repetition is almost to the point of being annoying, such that […]

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A Portrait of Jesus the Preacher – A Homily for the 4th Sunday of the Year

January 27, 2018 2 Comments
A Portrait of Jesus the Preacher – A Homily for the 4th Sunday of the Year

In Sunday’s Gospel Jesus models four aspects of powerful and effective preaching. In using the word “preaching” we ought to be careful not to limit it to what takes place in a church. All Catholic parents should learn from Jesus’ example here for they have the church of their home in which to preach; they […]

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