Homilies

 

Cycle A: Christ, the King
Hervé Morissette csc
When we profess our faith at Mass, we say: “And he will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead.” Does it mean that we are not yet judged right after we die?
Cycle A: Thirty-third Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
In the Bible, the Hebrew word used to speak of laziness means “to stoop.” As you can see, to be lazy, according to the Bible, does not imply that no work is done, but it refers to an attitude, a way of behaving.
Cycle A: Thirty-second Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
If there is anything in the world we don’t like to hear about, it is certainly the reality of death. Not only we don’t like to hear about it, but we are even afraid of it.
Cycle A: Thirty-first Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
The words that we just heard from the Gospel constitute a kind of critical appraisal of the behaviour of the religious leaders of Israel in the time of Christ. Jesus could not bear their pride and hypocrisy
Cycle A: Thirtieth Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
If we were to conduct a survey among Christians to find out what is the most important demand of our faith, we would probably get many answers.
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.

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