Tag Archives: The Word

Whoever keeps my Word will never die

Your commencement exercises take place in the week prior to the Holy Week, when we recall the suffering and death of our Lord, and its meaning for our lives. The Gospel for today contemplates Jesus locked in conflict with the … Continue reading

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In Keeping the Faith, Peace!

My intention is merely to unpack some of the rich content in today’s reading from the Gospel of St. John (14:23-29). I will focus on four points. First, the declaration of Jesus: “Those who love me will keep my Word, … Continue reading

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Hearers and Doers of the Word

[Homily: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, 9/2/12] Our readings for this Eucharist (Deut 4:1-8; Jas. 1:17-27; Mt 7:1-23) are very rich. For this homily, I thought I would focus only on two themes suggested by the letter of St. James: … Continue reading

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