I, too, must forgive

I, too, must forgive In this beautiful homily for 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly reminds us to forgive those who hurt us, as Jesus asked his Father to do, for they know not what they do. Readings First Reading: Sirach 27:30–28:7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 103:1-2, 3-4, 9-10, 11-12 Second Reading: Romans…

Love Your Enemies

Love Your Enemies In this beautiful homily for 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly tells us why we must love our enemies. Readings First Reading: Leviticus 19:1-2, 17-18 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 103:1-2, 3-4, 8, 10, 12-13 Second Reading: First Corinthians 3:16-23 Gospel: Matthew 5:38-48 Recording Transcript The subject of today’s Mass is…

Be Good!

Be Good! In this beautiful homily for 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly shows us how easy it is to be good! Readings First Reading: Isaiah 58:7-10 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 112:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 Second Reading: First Corinthians 2:1-5 Gospel: Matthew 5:13-16 Recording Transcript I’m sure you remember last week we had the…

The Parable of the Dishonest Steward

The Parable of the Dishonest Steward In his homily for 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Father Hanly helps us understand the Parable of the Dishonest Steward. This beautiful homily builds and builds to the most wonderful conclusion. Readings First Reading: Amos 8:4-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 113:1-2, 4-6, 7-8 Second Reading: First Timothy 2:1-8…

The Response To Tragic Loss

The Response To Tragic Loss In his very moving homily for 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Father Hanly is responding to the killing of Hong Kong hostages in Manila in 2010, but this beautiful homily would help anyone trying to deal with any tragic loss. Readings First Reading: Sirach 3:17-18, 20, 28-29 Responsorial…

The Mothering God

The Mothering God Father Hanly’s beautiful homily for 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, is entitled “The Mothering God.” Readings First Reading: Isaiah 66:10-14 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 66:1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 16, 20 Second Reading: Galatians 6:14-18 Gospel: Luke 10:1-12, 17-20 or 10:1-9 Recording Transcript This reading from Isaiah the prophet has got to be one…

What Does It Mean To Be A Disciple Of Jesus?

What Does It Mean To Be A Disciple Of Jesus? In his homily for 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Father Hanly looks at what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. Readings First Reading: First Kings 19:16-21Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 16:1-2, 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11Second Reading: Galatians 5:1, 13-18Gospel: Luke 9:51-62 Recording Transcript When I…