Through Death Into New Life

Through Death Into New Life In this beautiful homily for Easter Sunday, Year A, Father Hanly explains that Jesus passes through death not alone but with us, every last one of us. Father then looks at what this means for us. Readings First Reading: Acts 10:34, 37-43Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23Second Reading: Colossians 3:1-4, or First…

Where Is Jesus?

Where Is Jesus? In this beautiful homily for the Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter, Year A, Father Hanly invites us to pause and marvel at the fact that Jesus rose from the dead to stay with us and walk with us on our way. Readings First Reading: Genesis 1:1–2:2 or 1:1, 26-31Responsorial Psalm: Psalms…

“Master, The One You Love Is Ill”

“Master, The One You Love Is Ill” In this wonderful homily for 5th Sunday of Lent, Year A, Father Hanly explains that the key to understanding the gospel about the raising of Lazarus can be found in the words “Master, the one you love is ill.” Readings First Reading: Ezekiel 37:12-14Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 130:1-2, 3-4,…

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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“Peace Be With You”

In his homily for 3rd Sunday of Easter, Year B, Father Hanly says: “This is a wonderful passage from Luke, because Luke lets us know that Jesus seeks us out when we are troubled with doubts about ourselves, the world in which we live, our painful lives, all of these things.When we don’t know what to do, when we feel maybe that even God has abandoned us, it is Jesus who comes to us. And he just appears.”