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 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 First Reading: Zephaniah 2:3; 3:12-13 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10…

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

Hope in Times of Darkness

Hope in Times of Darkness Father Hanly’s beautiful homily for 1st Sunday of Advent, Year B, is about hope in times of darkness. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 63:16-17, 19 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 80:2-3, 15-16, 18-19 Second Reading: First Corinthians 1:3-9 Gospel: Mark 13:33-37 Recording Transcript When I was a child I used to long for…