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Homily – Be Reconciled Luke 15;1-32

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It’s been another big week in International relations.   We had our first visit of an Indonesian head of state – President  Yudhoyono – who made a magnanimous gesture of condolence to the families of the Balibo five – expressing that the Indonesians feel their pain and grief . It was a small but important step […]

Homily –Christ our King – Matt 25 : 31-46

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Two broad themes emerge from our  readings today- the issues of governance and allegiance; and issues of Christian pastoral care. This is the last week of Ordinary time in year A of our liturgical cycle .  Interestingly it was only in 1925 that the church gave this Sunday the title of “Christ – the King” […]

Homily- I have come to serve (Mk 10:44)

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Today’s readings give us an insight into the concept of service.  It flows naturally from our reflection last week on mission, and our concern for justice and peace for the poor in the world.  In the Gospel, particularly, Jesus wants to teach us about servant leadership. Who here is familiar with that term of servant […]

Homily Psalm 53 –

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Today’s readings hold some scary news for the reader.  The book of wisdom, warns us that the Godless lie in wait for the virtuous.  They would seek to test us with cruelty and put our endurance to the test . St. James warns about the disharmony that comes from jealousy and envy.  He talks about […]