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Pastoral Sharings: "Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time"

Homily from Father Alex McAllister SDS   28th Sunday in Ordinary TimePosted for October 11, 2015   We have for our Gospel today the wonderful account of the rich young man and his encounter with Jesus. This incident is common to … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings: "Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time"

Homily from Father Alex McAllister SDS   27th Sunday in Ordinary TimePosted for October 4, 2015  In this Sunday’s Gospel we are presented with the  essential elements of Christ’s teaching on marriage. He  stresses that this unique union is a sign … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings: "Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time"

Homily from Father Alex McAllister SDS   24th Sunday in Ordinary TimePosted for September 13, 2015 Jesus puts to his closest disciples a crucial question, “Who do people say that I am?” and then another even more to the point, “Who … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings: "Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time"

Homily from Father Alex McAllister SDS   23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Posted for September 6, 2015  The miracles of Jesus never cease to make us wonder. If  we were in the place of the onlookers on that day we too  … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings: "Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time"

Homily from Father Alex McAllister SDS   22nd Sunday in Ordinary TimePosted for August 30, 2015 We should regard the readings today as an extended  meditation on the role of law in our lives. We are talking  of course of religious … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings: "Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time"

Homily from Father Alex McAllister SDS   21st Sunday in Ordinary TimePosted for August 23, 2015 Because of the relatively short extracts in the lectionary from the Gospel sometimes, like today, we have to look at the text which occurs immediately … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings: "Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time"

Homily from Father Phil Bloom  Dimensions of the Eucharist Week 4: Fission Posted for August 16, 2015  Message: As Pope Benedict says, the Eucharist is like  inducing nuclear fission in the very heart of being. Last weekend we had a … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings: "Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time"

Homily from Father Alex McAllister SDS  Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Posted for August 9, 2015 In the New Testament we often see two contrasting  attitudes among the people. On the one hand they are the  grateful recipients of Christ’s … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings: "Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time"

  Homily from Father Alex McAllister SDS Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary TimePosted for August 2, 2015 Today we continue with our meditation on the Eucharist as presented to us in the Gospel of John. As a preamble we are given … Continue reading

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Pastoral Sharings: "Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time"

Homily from Father Alex McAllister SDS  Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Posted for July 26, 2015  All through this particular year we take our readings from  the Gospel of Mark but because it is much shorter than  the Gospels of … Continue reading

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