The Beatitudes: What We Really Are

The Beatitudes: What We Really Are In this beautiful homily for 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly tells us the Beatitudes are not a new set of rules for us to follow, but a statement of what we really are. Readings for Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A First Reading: Zephaniah…

Sent Out Into The World

In Father Hanly’s homily for Pentecost, Year C, he talks about the meaning of Confirmation, he explains the Laying On of Hands and the Anointing, and he finishes with the beautiful poem “Hope” by Charles Peguy.

Why All This Pain?

In this very moving talk, Father Hanly looks at the pain in the world and God’s awe-inspiring response to it.

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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…