Monthly Archives: November 2012

Homily no. 6 – ‘Creation of Human Beings’ (CCC 355–421)

“Yes, I am a King, says Jesus, I was born for this, I came into the world for this …”  As we hear Jesus’s words to Pilate, we are struck by the awesomeness of the Truth: that Jesus’s mission to … Continue reading

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Homily no. 5 – ‘God the Creator’ (CCC 268–354)

“Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away,” says Jesus in that Gospel passage.  Indeed, we know from our observations of the universe, that even scientifically, the world will one day come to an end … Continue reading

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Homily 4 – ‘God the Father / The Trinity’ (CCC 198–267)

After three weeks of introductions, we launch today into the Creed.  An explanation of the Creed takes up the first of the Catechism’s 4 sections, and will take us till February to study.  The texts of the creeds which we … Continue reading

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Homily no. 3 – ‘Faith’ (CCC 142–197)

Last Sunday, and the Sunday before, in this cycle of homilies on the Catechism, I have begun to examine what it means to profess the Catholic faith.  We began not with ourselves, but with God, the origin and source of … Continue reading

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