God’s Love Is For Everybody

God’s Love Is For Everybody In this beautiful homily for 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly helps us understand that it no longer matters to Jesus which group you have come from, the only things that matter to him are your faith and your love. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 56:1, 6-7Responsorial Psalm:…

“Do Not Be Afraid”

“Do Not Be Afraid” In this beautiful homily for 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly says Matthew is telling us the story of our own lives, because we, too, very often, are driven by fear and doubt, and he wants us to know that in these times of terrible storm, terrible difficulty, fear,…

The Monk and The Lion

The Monk and The Lion In this beautiful homily for 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly looks at this week’s wonderful readings and helps us really understand them. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 49:14-15Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 62:2-3, 6-7, 8-9Second Reading: First Corinthians 4:1-5Gospel: Matthew 6:24-34 Recording Transcript These are two nice readings and…

The Barque of Peter

The Barque of Peter In this beautiful homily for 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly talks about Christian Unity. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 8:23–9:3Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 27:1, 4, 13-14Second Reading: First Corinthians 1:10-13, 17Gospel: Matthew 4:12-23 or 4:12-17 Recording Transcript Today, as once a year, we gather together to pray for Christian…

Drawing Back The Veil

Drawing Back The Veil In his homily for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, Year A, Father Hanly examines the mysteries revealed when God draws back the veil in the Epiphany. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 60:1-6Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 72:1-2, 7-8, 10-11, 12-13Second Reading: Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6Gospel: Matthew 2:1-12 Recording Transcript Christmas offers us…

Pondering With Mary

Pondering With Mary In his homily for the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God, Year A, Father Hanly asks us to ponder, with Mary, the implications of the coming of the Christ. Readings First Reading: Numbers 6:22-27Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8Second Reading: Galatians 4:4-7Gospel: Luke 2:16-21 Recordings Introduction to Mass…

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 9:1-6Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 96:1-2, 2-3, 11-12, 13Second Reading: Titus 2:11-14Gospel: Luke 2:1-14 Recording Apologies: due to problems with the recorder the recording is in 2 parts. Transcript I’ve all kinds of…