22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017

Readings: Homily: Hans Zimmer is one of the most well-known and well-to-do composers of our time.  You might recognize his work in the soundtracks of the Lion King, Pirates of the Caribbean, Gladiator, and more recently flicks like Interstellar and Dunkirk.  His collection of Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy awards points to a single fact:  […]

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21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017

Readings: Homily: Growing up, today’s Gospel verse was one of my family’s absolute favorites.  We celebrated it every three years when it would come around:  “Who-do-you-say-that-I-am? Sunday”.  A high feast day of celebration in the Miserendino household.  You might think it was for some pious and holy reason like our devotion to Christ’s divinity, as […]

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20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings: Homily: Wait.  Did Jesus just call that woman (and all the Canaanites with her) dogs? Yes. Wasn’t that mean?  Eh. Kind of.  But it’s also kind of playful, and it’s definitely meant to drive home a point, both to her and to us.  We’re supposed to be struck by it too, like a slap […]

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