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October 2018 archive of Msgr. Pat's Homilies

October 2018 archive of Msgr. Pat's Homilies

10-28-2018 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Alex Chan on 10/29/18

 

Homily

30th Sunday in OT / B / 2018

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

Our first reading today from Jeremiah presents one of the most important themes of the Bible: exile and return. The other major motif that flows through the Bible is Exodus: the liberation of Israel from ... Read More »

10-21-2018 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Alex Chan on 10/26/18

 

Homily

29th Sunday in OT / B / 2018

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

A recent survey of first-year college students across the United States asked the question, What does success mean to you? The responses, not surprisingly, focused on three things: money, sex, and power. Most equated success ... Read More »

10-14-2018 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Alex Chan on 10/15/18

 

Homily

28th Sunday in OT / B / 2018

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

Today’s first reading from the Book of Wisdom, and the Gospel from Mark, are closely tied and give us a fundamental principle of the spiritual life—not an easy principle, because it deals with possessions and ... Read More »

10-07-2018 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Alex Chan on 10/08/18

 

Homily

27th Sunday in OT / B / 2018

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

This morning I would like to comment on our first reading, from the Book of Genesis, regarding creation—and, in particular, the place of marriage in creation. Only in recent years have I come to see ... Read More »

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