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September 2017 archive of Msgr. Pat's Homilies

September 2017 archive of Msgr. Pat's Homilies

9-24-2017 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Alex Chan on 9/25/17

 

Homily

25th Sunday in OT / A / 2017

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

Today’s Gospel is confounding for most of us—we struggle with it, wondering what the point is, feeling that an injustice has taken place, that someone got cheated and others got what they did not deserve. ... Read More »

9-17-2017 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Alex Chan on 9/18/17

 

Homily

24th Sunday In OT / A / 2017

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

I don’t often preach on St. Paul, but today I want to say a few words about our short second reading, taken from St. Paul’s letter to the Romans. Paul’s letter is full of pithy ... Read More »

9-10-2017 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Alex Chan on 9/11/17

 

Homily

23rd Sunday in OT / A / 2017

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

A couple of weeks ago we heard that Jesus would build his new community on the rock solid confession of Peter, that "Jesus is the Christ, the Messiah of God." This Church, this new community, ... Read More »

9-3-2017 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Alex Chan on 9/05/17

 

Homily

22nd Sunday in OT / A / 2017

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

The Gospel today is a continuation of last week’s Gospel, the scene in which Peter calls Jesus "the Christ, the Son of the living God." In turn, Jesus calls Peter "the Rock," and on that ... Read More »

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