Suffering

Suffering In his homily for 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly tells two stories about the theme of today’s Mass: that Jesus, in grief, confronts life’s pain and life’s suffering. It’s all about the mystery of suffering. Readings First Reading: Jeremiah 20:7-9Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9Second Reading: Romans 12:1-2Gospel: Matthew…

Death and Faith and Miracles

Death and Faith and Miracles In Father Hanly’s beautiful homily for 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, he examines what Jesus teaches us about death and faith and miracles. Readings First Reading: Wisdom 1:13-15, 2:23-24Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11, 12, 13Second Reading: Second Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15Gospel: Mark 5:21-43 or 5:21-24, 35-43 Recording…

Alienation

Alienation Father Hanly’s wonderful homily for 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, on The Leper, is important, because, as he reminds us, “one way or another, all of us, in some way, shape or form, are alienated.” Readings First Reading: Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 32:1-2, 5, 11Second Reading: First Corinthians 10:31–11:1Gospel: Mark 1:40-45…

Healing

Healing Father Hanly’s beautiful homily for 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, is all about healing. Readings First Reading: Job 7:1-4, 6-7Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 147:1-2, 3-4, 5-6Second Reading: First Corinthians 9:16-19, 22-23Gospel: Mark 1:29-39 Recording Transcript (Apologies, beginning of homily missing)…we find Jesus going from place to place. And what Mark wants us to understand…