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July 2017 archive of Msgr. Pat's Homilies

July 2017 archive of Msgr. Pat's Homilies

7-30-2017 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Alex Chan on 7/31/17

 

Homily

17th Sunday in OT / A / 2017

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

Our short Gospel today gives us two parables. One speaks of a "treasure." And one speaks of a "pearl." Both words are evocative, expansive, pleasing, mysterious—like the Kingdom itself, they "tickle our minds," as all ... Read More »

7-9-2017 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Alex Chan on 7/10/17

 

Homily

14th Sunday in OT / A / 2017

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

We sometimes refer to Christ as "king," but what do we mean by that? What kind of "king" is Jesus Christ? Does it mean "domination" on his part, or "subservience" on our part? And when ... Read More »

7-2-2017 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Alex Chan on 7/03/17

 

Homily

13th Sunday / OT / A / 2017

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

I want to say a few words today about our second reading, taken from St. Paul’s letter to the Romans—his first letter listed in the NT. The letter was written in the mid-50’s, only twenty ... Read More »

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