Homilies

 

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.
Cycle A : Twenty-third Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
Today’s Gospel raises a very practical question, namely: how to react when you see a person doing something wrong?
Cycle A: Twenty-second Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
The liturgy of today reminds us about some very hard sayings of the Gospel. When we hear these sayings, we get the impression that Jesus is too demanding. We may even find it difficult to hear such severe demands regarding renouncement and the cross. Yet, when we are in good health and everything goes well in our lives, it is good to remember that other people suffer and we can do something to lighten their burden.

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