Posts from July 2015

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Homily for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

The Miracle of Sharing Once, a long time ago, at the end of a terrible winter, a tired and hungry hunter witnessed a strange sight. In the deep woods, he came upon a large, black bear sharing meat with an injured old dog. The hungry hunter said to himself, “If God cares for that dog, […]

Homily for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

GET SOME REST! In today’s first reading from the prophet Jeremiah, “lack of care” is called “evil deeds.” Carelessness is passiveness regarding responsibilities. It is evil. Jeremiah accuses the religious leaders of his time of incompetence. They are inept in their religious supervision of the people of God. It is that failure of religious leadership […]

Homily for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

Two by Two Don’t you think it’s kind of fun to be famous? Have you all seen the front page of the Beacon? You probably know that the New York Times has a motto: “All the news that’s fit to print.” Well, the Times missed the big story about us. “Igniting Parishioners.” The Beacon is […]