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April 2018 archive of Msgr. Pat's Homilies

April 2018 archive of Msgr. Pat's Homilies

4-29-2018 Fifth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Alex Chan on 4/30/18

 

Homily

Easter V / B / 2018

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

As you know, the first reading during the Easter season is taken from the Acts of the Apostles—a kind of history and treatise of the founding of Christianity. I know that Acts is not everyone’s "cup of ... Read More »

4-22-2018 Fourth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Alex Chan on 4/23/18

 

Homily

Easter IV / Good Shepherd / B / 2018

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

Today is Good Shepherd Sunday—a Sunday to consider the image of Jesus as the Good Shepherd. If you visit the ancient catacombs in the Rome, you will find that the most common image of ... Read More »

4-15-2018 Third Sunday of Easter

Posted by Alex Chan on 4/16/18

 

Homily

Easter III / B / 2018

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

For the past two weeks, in our readings, we have been hearing about the Easter appearances of Jesus and the post-Easter preaching of the disciples. Central to both of these is an important theme—but a theme that ... Read More »

4-8-2018 Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy)

Posted by Alex Chan on 4/09/18

 

Homily

Easter II / Divine Mercy / B / 2018

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

Perhaps no Sunday in the entire liturgical year has had more names than this Second Sunday of Easter (or, the Sunday within the Octave of Easter). 1) In the old missal, it was the ... Read More »

4-1-2018 Easter Sunday

Posted by Alex Chan on 4/02/18

 

Homily

Easter I / B / 2018

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

A welcome to all, and a Happy Easter! Christ is risen. He is risen, Indeed! We put behind us the 40 days of Lent, the sadness of Holy Week, the darkness of the tomb—and we rise with ... Read More »

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