Posts from October 2016

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Homily for the 31st Week in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

Jesus Came to Save Sinners! Zacchaeus was wealthy and successful.  He made money by theft and extortion.  He was the tax collectors’ tax collector.  And yet, there is something so appealing about his curiosity. There is something so funny about seeing a wealthy, probably well-dressed man of the world, try to see over the crowd, […]

Homily for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

by Fr. Hernan Cely

Our Gratitude to God Leprosy was the worst disease afflicting people in ancient times. It was highly contagious. It was grotesquely disfiguring. The leper did not die immediately. Lepers were forced to live outside the city’s gates without habitation or protection. They were driven out of their homes and away from their families to survive […]