God Has Chosen You

In this beautiful homily for 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, Father Hanly reminds us that it is not we who have chosen God, but God who has chosen us. God is the one who says, “Come and follow me.” And then you stop and you have to say either “yes” or “no.” It’s a great moment and a terrific moment and a difficult moment.

A Sacred Banquet

A Sacred Banquet In this beautiful homily for 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly helps us understand the meaning and importance of the miracle of the loaves and the fishes. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 55:1-3 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 145:8-9, 15-16, 17-18 Second Reading: Romans 8:35, 37-39 Gospel: Matthew 14:13-21 Recording Transcript This…

The Way God Loves

In this beautiful homily for Holy Thursday, Year C, Father Hanly shows us how the washing of the feet models the total emptying of anything except the willingness and the desire to reach out to others: to heal them, to care for them, to love them, to bring them out of the cold and into the warmth of God’s love.

“Do you also want to leave?”

“Do you also want to leave?” “Do you also want to leave?” Father Hanly’s excellent homily for 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, is telling and to the point. Readings First Reading: Joshua 24:1-2, 15-17, 18 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 34:2-3, 16-17, 18-19, 20-21, 22-23 Second Reading: Ephesians 5:21-32 Gospel: John 6:60-69 Recording Transcript Someone…

The Bread of Life

The Bread of Life In this beautiful homily for 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, Father Hanly gives the most wonderful talk on The Bread of Life. Readings First Reading: Proverbs 9:1-6 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 34:2-3, 10-11, 12-13, 14-15 Second Reading: Ephesians 5:15-20 Gospel: John 6:51-58 Recording Transcript “I am the living bread that…

Angels In Our Lives

Angels In Our Lives In Father Hanly’s lovely homily for 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, he looks at Elijah the Prophet and the role of angels in our lives.  Readings First Reading: First Kings 19:4-8 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 34:2-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 Second Reading: Ephesians 4:30–5:2 Gospel: John 6:41-51 Recording Transcript This is…

What The Heart Hungers For

What The Heart Hungers For In Father Hanly’s wonderful homily for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, he looks at the hunger in our hearts and how to satisfy it. Readings First Reading: Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 78:3-4, 23-24, 25, 54 Second Reading: Ephesians 4:17, 20-24 Gospel: John 6:24-35 Recording Transcript…