Monthly Archives: April 2013

Homily no. 26 – ‘Sacrament of Matrimony’ (CCC 1601–66)

I give you a new commandment: love one another; just as I have loved you … By this shall all men know that you are my disciples — if you have love, one for another.  How beautiful are these words … Continue reading

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Homily no. 25 – ‘Holy Orders’ (CCC 1533–1600)

The sheep that belong to Me listen to My voice: I know them and they follow Me.  These are really powerful words that Jesus speaks to us today.  When we stop and think about it: Almighty God is willing to … Continue reading

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Homily no. 24 – ‘Anointing of the Sick’ (CCC 1499–1532)

Have you noticed how bound up with Jesus’s death and resurrection are the sacraments?  From the Cross there flowed out blood and water (symbols of the Eucharist and of Baptism). Especially after the Resurrection, accounts of these two sacraments abound.  … Continue reading

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Homily no. 23 – ‘Eucharist (II)’ (CCC 1356–1419)

In the Gospel passage today, St Thomas expresses the only possible reaction to his experience of the sight of Jesus risen: “My Lord, and My God.”  As Catholics, many of us use this expression at the consecration in the Mass: … Continue reading

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