Monthly Archives: November 2013

Homily no. 54 – ‘Vatican II: Gaudium et Spes’

The readings of this penultimate Sunday of the year certainly are of the nature of proclaiming ‘The End of the World.’  It’s typical of the end of the Church year to hear such readings … Jesus speaks of “wars and … Continue reading

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Homily no. 53 – ‘Vatican II: Sacrosanctum Concilium’

[Its being Remembrance Sunday, and with our remembrance, too, before God, of our parish’s deceased loved ones this/last evening, the readings at Mass speak volumes.  They speak directly of Israel’s growing faith in the Resurrection (“relying on God’s promise that … Continue reading

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Homily no. 52 – ‘Vatican II: Lumen Gentium’

We began last week our quick survey of the major documents of the Second Vatican Council, in recognition of the fact that this ‘Year of Faith’ is also a 50th-anniversary celebration of the Council, which is the greatest Council of … Continue reading

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