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Homily for Easter Sunday – Year C

Recall the scene of the Easter Vigil: the flickering light of the Paschal flame heralds first light into the dimly lit Church; the lector approaches the ambo to read the long creation narrative. Our mind wanders. Maybe we remain unmoved. Since remaining so would be a terrible thing, let us condense the narrative. In the beginning, God speaks, “Let there be!” and it is so. First, he establishes three realms: “God said, ‘Let there be…

Homily for Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion – Year C

Wow! Talk about the Feast Day of the suffering, self-sacrificing, Theology of the Body! Today we celebrate, and yes I mean celebrate, albeit with mourning and sadness the Crucifixion and Death of Our Love – Jesus. It is always difficult to watch one we love suffer, especially someone so good and innocent. Liturgically it is called “Good Friday of the Lord’s Passion.” Passion is from the Latin word passio, which suggests suffering and death, but…

Homily for Holy Thursday – Year C

Today we celebrate with great solemnity the Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper, commemorating the night when Our Lord Jesus Christ instituted the Paschal Sacrifice of Himself for the salvation of the world. It would take place in the “Upper Room,” the same upper room where He will institute four of the Church’s sacraments: Holy Eucharist, Holy Orders, Holy Confession and Holy Confirmation. Jesus would institute two of them at the Lord’s Supper: the Holy Eucharist…

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