Homily on the Beatitudes – C, br. Daniel

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Jesus’ Sermon on the Mountain, with His famous Blessings, is usually associated with the Evangelist Matthew, who gives the most elaborated version. But also Luke has his version. According to Luke, Jesus is rather descending into a valley – or at least towards ‘a stretch of level ground’. Though being closer to the earth, it is especially Luke who stresses the hereafter. Jesus speaks his consolation words to all those who appear to be unfortunate in this life: the poor, the hungry, the mourning and the suppressed.

February 17, 2019 Read More

Our Lady of Lourdes, Homily by Fr Daniel

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In 1858 a young, simple and very poor girl had a series of experiences which became the origin of one of the greatest places of pilgrimage in the Christian world.

February 12, 2019 Read More

The Purifying and Healing Power of Grace

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HOMILY FOR THE 5th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR C,   Fr. Daniel

[Is 6:1-2a, 3-8 ;  1Cor 15:1-11 ;   Lk 5:1-11]

Isaiah is called by the Lord through an overwhelming vision in the Temple. God’s majesty is ineffable. A heavenly choir of angels loudly proclaims the praise of the Almighty: ‘Holy, holy, holy!’.

February 11, 2019 Read More

Homily Reflections on the Readings. Friday, February 8, 2019

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[Heb 13:1-8 ;  Mk 6:14-29]

King Herod is a coward with a vacillating heart. On the one hand he does have some interest in spiritual matters, on the other he is most eager to preserve his power position under all circumstances.

February 09, 2019 Read More

Homily for Monday, 4th Week of Ordinary Times

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In today’s First Reading the author of the Letter to the Hebrews refers to the great Old Testament hero’s and their mighty deeds. However, one sentence is eye-catching: ‘Out of weakness they were made powerful’.

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