Monthly Archives: August 2013

Homily no. 42 – ‘Prayers of Jesus — Prayer of the Church’ (CCC 2598–2649)

Last Sunday we embarked on our analysis of the 4th main part of the Catechism, the section on prayer.  And we looked last week at some of the traditions of prayer in the Old Testament, the beautiful prayers coming from … Continue reading

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Homily no. 41 – ‘The Call to Prayer’ (CCC 2258–2597)

I am lucky to have been able to spend much of my holiday in a very prayerful place — a place which, while busy with guests, has a beautiful and cool chapel, where one can retreat to away from the … Continue reading

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Homily no. 40 – ‘Ninth & Tenth Commandments’ (CCC 2514–2557)

[homily given at St Mary of the Snows, Palazzola, Albano, Italy] In this ‘Year of Faith,’ I’ve chosen in my parish to follow a pattern of preaching on the Catechism.  I have been continuing that cycle here also at Palazzola.  We … Continue reading

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Homily no. 39 – ‘Eighth Commandment’ (CCC 2464–2513)

[homily given at St Mary of the Snows, Palazzola, Albano, Italy] In this ‘Year of Faith,’ I’ve chosen in my parish to follow a pattern of preaching on the Catechism.  So I will continue that here also at Palazzola, even though … Continue reading

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