As a Child

As a Child In this beautiful homily for 2nd Sunday of Advent, Year B, Father Hanly explains that the only people who understand Christmas, and will always understand Christmas, is helpless little children. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14 Second Reading: Second Peter 3:8-14 Gospel: Mark 1:1-8 Recording Transcript This…

Christmas Is For Children

Christmas Is For Children In his homily for Christmas Day, Year A, Father Hanly tells us we must become like little children or we will never know what the love of the Kingdom is all about. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 52:7-10 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 98:1, 2-3, 3-4, 5-6 Second Reading: Hebrews 1:1-6 Gospel: John 1:1-18…

It’s All About The Child

It’s All About The Child Father Hanly’s beautiful homily for Midnight Mass, Year A, is all about the Christmas child. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 9:1-6 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 96:1-2, 2-3, 11-12, 13 Second Reading: Titus 2:11-14 Gospel: Luke 2:1-14 Recording Apologies: due to problems with the recorder the recording is in 2 parts. Transcript I’ve…

Two Special Christmases

Two Special Christmases In this touching homily for 4th Sunday of Advent, Year A, Father Hanly talks about two Christmases which were very special to him. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 7:10-14 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 24:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Second Reading: Romans 1:1-7 Gospel: Matthew 1:18-24 Recording Transcript I’m looking down at the four candles that are already…