Posts tagged Homily

’Twill guide thee to a better home

Sunday 4 September 2022

Christ has shown us the way. True divine love lies in the Way of the Cross. Divine wisdom reveals the paradox that to live we must die, to be first we must be last and servant of all. To obtain heaven we have to let go of all earthly possessions and glory.

Humility before God

Sunday 28 August 2022

Humility in coming into the presence of God allows us to be open to receive the gift of the body, soul and divinity of Christ in the sacrament of the Mass. This is our encounter with the living God, who calls us to life that we might be prepared to enter into the fullness of the heavenly Jerusalem, prepared for us since the foundation of the world.

Strait is the Gate, Jan Luyken (1649–1712), date unknown; published in the Bowyer Bible 1791–5

Strait is the gate and narrow is the way

Sunday 21 August 2022

Christ insists that we “strive to enter by the narrow door.” The way isn’t easy, as to follow Christ into eternal life is to walk the way of the cross, to deny ourselves and follow him.

Where is your treasure?

Sunday 31 July 2022

If our life is hidden with Christ in God and we can own our true identity as children of God, then nothing in the world can take that away.

Not a scorpion, but the Holy Spirit

Sunday 24 July 2022

Only as children of God can we — with wonderful assurance — seek, knock and find the very presence and gifts of God that he longs to give us.

Go and do likewise

Sunday 10 July 2022

Let us follow Christ’s calling and create a little bit of heaven on earth, seeing the example he gave and going to do likewise.