Tag Archives: Mary

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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Homily no. 14 – ‘Communion of Saints’ (CCC 946–987)

Last year, in 2012, apart from all the other amazing things like the Golden Jubilee, and the Olympics, it was also a century since the sinking of the ocean liner, the Titanic.  The sinking of that ship on its maiden … Continue reading

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Homily no. 8 – ‘Life of Jesus’ (CCC 511–70)

Following the sequence of the Catechism in this ‘Year of Faith’ does mean that sometimes there will be occasions when the season and the readings are covering very different aspects of our faith.  Nevertheless, I think that it’s important to … Continue reading

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Homily no. 7 – ‘Son of God / Mary’ (CCC 422–483 / 484–511)

It’s Advent, as you know — but today/yesterday is also the feast of the Immaculate Conception of Our Lady — and so it’s very fitting to be thinking about the Son of God, and Our Lady too, and how their … Continue reading

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