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 20:7-9 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9 Second Reading: Romans…

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, 2:23-24 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11, 12, 13 Second Reading: Second Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15 Gospel: Mark 5:21-43 or…

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, 44-46 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 32:1-2, 5, 11 Second Reading: First Corinthians 10:31–11:1…

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, 6-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 147:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 Second Reading: First Corinthians 9:16-19, 22-23 Gospel: Mark 1:29-39 Recording Transcript (Apologies, beginning of homily missing) …we find Jesus going from place to place. And what Mark…