Homilies

 

Cycle A: Mission Sunday
Hervé Morissette csc
A fundamental question we may ask ourselves today is: should the Church continue to evangelize the world, when we see what happened in India and in other parts of Asia, where Christians have been harassed recently and some even put to death?
Cycle A: Twenty-ninth Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
As citizens of a particular country, we have civil duties to perform. It is not because we are Christians that we are exempt from these duties. We have no reason to despise them or be indifferent to them.
Cycle A: Twenty-eighth Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
We should not be surprised to see that Jesus made use of the parable of the banquet to speak about the kingdom of heaven. He had a purpose in mind, but what was it?
Cycle A: Twenty-seventh Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
Fortunately, the Father does not give up His plan of salvation because we are ungrateful. He always remains faithful to His promises. He even makes use of the wrong we do to bring a greater good out of it.
Cycle A: Twenty-sixth Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
For “there is more joy in heaven over one repentant sinner than for ninety-nine just who have no need of repentance.”
Cycle A: Twenty-fifth Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
All of us may wonder what we are going to feel at the moment of death. Will we be afraid to leave this world, or will we die in peace and confidence? And to those of us who have deep faith, the Gospel text of today suggests another insight into what we are going to see after death.
Cycle A: Twenty-fourth Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
There is no family without a problem. Perfect families do not exist. Yet there is always a temptation to hide the truth and give others the impression that everything goes perfectly well at home. We may be justified to keep our family problems to ourselves. Yet, there are crisis situations that arise at times.

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