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August 2017 archive of Msgr. Pat's Homilies

August 2017 archive of Msgr. Pat's Homilies

8-27-2017 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Alex Chan on 8/28/17

 

Homily

21st Sunday in OT / A / 2017

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

Today’s Gospel marks a turning point in the Gospel of Matthew—the confession of Peter at Caesarea Philippi. Up to this point, Jesus has been teaching the disciples about the Kingdom. He has also given indication ... Read More »

8-13-2017 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Alex Chan on 8/14/17

 

Homily

19th Sunday in OT / A / 2017

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

Our readings today focus on two men of God: the prophet Elijah and the apostle Peter, both men very different, but both of them models for our faith.

The story of Elijah comes to us ... Read More »

8-6-2017 Transfiguration of the Lord

Posted by Alex Chan on 8/08/17

 

Homily

18th Sunday in OT / Transfiguration / A / 2017

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

Today we celebrate the great Feast of the Transfiguration. The feast gives us the opportunity to talk about a word we don’t use very often: deification. Becoming God or God-like. I know that ... Read More »

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