Homilies

 

Cycle A: Seventh Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
I spent a lot of time last week trying to see how I could interpret the Gospel message of today in a meaningful way. I was tempted to say that these words of Jesus are often taken for granted in our lives and that, with a bit of good will, we can always manage to practice them
Cycle A: Sixth Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
Today, the Lord Jesus shows us how to deal with conflicts in life. As we know, there are many armed conflicts going on in the world at present. However tragic these conflicts may be, we should not ignore the smaller conflicts in which we are personally involved. Each one of us should ask him/herself today: “Is there anyone whom I hate in my life?”
Cycle A: Fifth Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
The Evangelist Matthew tells us that Jesus had gone up the hill near Capernaum where a large crowd gathered with his disciples to listen to him. What he preached to them on that day was called later the Sermon on the Mount.
Cycle A: Fourth Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
The Gospel Beatitudes underline the fact that Jesus’ message is truly “good news”. Before being a set of precepts and directives that human beings must follow, Jesus’ message reminds us that God assumed the human condition. The Beatitudes indicate the places where God is present.
Cycle A: Third Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
This renewal of the Church was not the responsibility of the Council alone. It is the responsibility of each one of us.
Cycle A: Second Sunday of the Liturgical Year
Hervé Morissette csc
In the beginning of his public ministry, Jesus left Nazareth and came to river Jordan to be baptized by John. When John saw Jesus coming to him, he told the people who had already gathered there to be baptized: “Look, there is the Lamb of God.”
Cycle A: Feast of the Sacred Heart
Hervé Morissette csc
We are gathered here today to offer this sacrifice of thanksgiving for the many graces that have been bestowed on our parish community and our families in the course of years by the Sacred Heart of Jesus and for which we should be very grateful.

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