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…

The Response To Tragic Loss

The Response To Tragic Loss This very moving homily by Father Hanly for 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, would help anyone trying to deal with a tragic loss. It is a response to the killing of Hong Kong hostages in Manila in 2010. Readings for Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C First…

“But who do you say that I am?”

“But who do you say that I am?” In this excellent homily for 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Father Hanly looks at the question posed by Jesus: “But who do you say that I am?” It’s a question we’d do well to ask ourselves. Readings for Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C First…

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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