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May 2018 archive of Msgr. Pat's Homilies

May 2018 archive of Msgr. Pat's Homilies

5-27-2018 The Most Holy Trinity

Posted by Alex Chan on 5/29/18

 

Homily

OT / Trinity Sunday / B / 2018

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

Trinity Sunday is sometimes called "a preacher’s nightmare" because the topic Trinity is a difficult one to explain—or to preach. But over the years, I’ve discovered that there are two sides to this Trinity coin: ... Read More »

5-20-2018 Pentecost Sunday

Posted by Alex Chan on 5/21/18

 

Homily

Pentecost / B / 2018

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

Today is Pentecost, the Feast of the Holy Spirit, and with St. Paul in our second reading, I want to speak about the "works of the flesh" and the "works of the Spirit." St. Paul is very concrete ... Read More »

5-13-2018 The Ascension of the Lord

Posted by Alex Chan on 5/14/18

 

Homily

Easter / Ascension / B / 2018

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

I would be the first to admit that the Ascension is difficult to explain. Fitting between the Resurrection of Jesus and the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, it is hard to understand its place ... Read More »

5-6-2018 Sixth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Alex Chan on 5/07/18

 

Homily

Easter VI / B / 2018

Msgr. Patrick S. Brennan

Sometimes, embedded in our readings, is a key that opens up a whole new world of thought. Today’s Gospel contains one of those keys, and it tells us something important about Christian spirituality.

And it is this: ... Read More »

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