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October 1, 2020
The Discalced Carmelite community will share their spirituality with a new social media outreach.
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September 28, 2020
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September 22, 2020
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Homily for the Mass for 26TH Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A

Music is beauty made of air. Plato said it gives “soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything”. Shakespeare called it “the food of love”. Einstein said he daydreamed, thought, even lived in music. Billy Joel says music expresses and heals our humanity.

HOMILY FOR THE STATE FUNERAL AND PONTIFICAL MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL FOR Hon. JOHN JOSEPH FAHEY AC GCSG

So runs the chorus of an old English folk song that compares human life to a leaf changing with the seasons.[1] It seems rather fatalistic, with its promise of ageing and afflictions – the ‘frost’ after a relatively brief period of green.

HOMILY FOR THE MASS FOR 25TH SUNDAY ORDINARY TIME A

It’s just not fair! When we hear this morning’s parable of the workers in the vineyard (Mt 20:1-16), the shop steward deep within each one of us irks with sympathy for those who’ve laboured all day under the hot sun. Why do those who worked only an hour, in the cool of the evening, get the same wages and even get paid first!

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