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The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus ~ What wondrous love is this?

THE FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS ~ Friday, June 19, 2020 This is a Feast for our present moment when we are harried and frustrated and hurting from the fallout of Covid 19 upon all of us,  and all of what has been going on the past few weeks with the racial tension […]

Advent Day 19 ~ What wondrous love is this?

Wednesday of the third week of Advent  O Come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel, That mourns in lonely exile here, Until the Son of God appear, Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel! Emmanuel, they tell us you are “God-with-us.” Where are you, Emmanuel? Are you here? Are you here in […]

The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus ~ What wondrous love is this?

THE FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS ~ Friday, June 8, 2018 The church tells us “the term ‘Sacred Heart of Jesus denotes the entire mystery of Christ, the totality of his being and his person. . . . Devotion to the Sacred Heart calls for a fundamental conversion and reparation, of love and gratitude, […]

What wondrous love is this?

Wednesday of the third week of Advent  O Come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel, That mourns in lonely exile here, Until the Son of God appear, Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel! Emmanuel, they tell us you are “God-with-us.” Where are you, Emmanuel? Are you here? Are you here in […]

The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus ~ What wondrous love is this?

THE FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS ~ Friday, June 23, 2017 The church tells us “the term ‘Sacred Heart of Jesus denotes the entire mystery of Christ, the totality of his being and his person. . . . Devotion to the Sacred Heart calls for a fundamental conversion and reparation, of love and […]

What wondrous love is this?

Holy Thursday / Good Friday 2017 Dear Friends, I share with you one of my finest homilies given to the people of St. Bartholomew’s Parish, Miramar, Florida on Good Friday 1992. . . . (Though this is a long text, it deals with the issue of how to deal with personal pain as well as […]

What Wondrous Love is this?

Thursday of the Fourth Week of Advent O Come, O come, Emmanuel, And ransom captive Israel, That mourns in lonely exile here, Until the Son of God appear, Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel Shall come to thee, O Israel!  (My Advent Wreath)  Emmanuel, they tell us you are “God-with-us.” Where are you, Emmanuel? Are you here? Are […]

What Wondrous Love is This?

  Jesus the Lover Like a sapling he grew in front of us,                                                                                     […]

The Fifth Sunday of Lent ~ See, I am doing something new! It’s Mercy! It’s Forgiveness!

The Fifth Sunday of Lent ~ April 7, 2019 “See, I am doing something new!” says Isaiah. What is this “new thing” that is promised? It is mercy. It is compassion. It is forgiveness. It is Jesus our Lord! We saw this in the wondrous story of the Prodigal Son proclaimed last week. That story […]

What wondrous love is this?

THE FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS ~ Friday, June 12, 2015 The church tells us “the term ‘Sacred Heart of Jesus denotes the entire mystery of Christ, the totality of his being and his person. . . . Devotion to the Sacred Heart is a wonderful historical piety for Christ. . . . […]