A Homily – Mark 8:27-35 ©

The Gospel According to Mark – 2018.09.16 The Authority to Teach The Gospel for today provides to the reader the most profound message concerning the teaching authority of the church. This is a lesson that all Christians should bear in mind at all times, but especially in those moments when any Christian presumes to understand […]

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A Homily – Mark 7:31-37 ©

The Gospel According to Mark – 2018.09.09   Miracle No Miracle In the gospel reading for today we are given an example of Jesus’ healing power. The narrative constructed in such a way as to have the reader believe that what is important is the story of Jesus’ healing power, that he is able to […]

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A Homily – John 6:60-69 ©

The Gospel According to John – 2018.08.26 Faith and The Way The Gospel reading for today gives us an example of just where the early church went astray, beginning to deviate from the teaching of Jesus, and the lived experience of the way he taught. In the final paragraph we are given the thoughts of […]

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A Homily – John 6:51-58 ©

The Gospel According to John – 2018.08.19 The Gospel Reading John 6:51 – 58 Gospel Acclamation John 8:56 Ephesians 5:15 – 20 Psalms 33(34):2 – 3, 10 – 15 Proverbs 9:1 – 6 The Way and the Message The reading for today is instructive. It speaks to us of the way of life that all […]

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A Homily – John 6:41-51 ©

The Gospel According to John – 2018.08.12   The Way and the Message The gospel reading for today is replete with theological errors, it could be a case study in the misapplication of metaphor. The reading uses the metaphor suggesting that Jesus is the bread of life, like the mana that fell from heaven when […]

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