CANTICLE OF TOBIT

CANTICLE OF TOBIT (TOBIT CHAPTER 13) One thing we may have observed about canticles is that most of them are songs of praise and thanksgiving to God for one miracle or another. In writing about canticles, I am not following a particular order, but I follow them as they occur in the divine office. The canticle […]

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THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD

THE END IS THE BEGINNING: A HOMILY ON THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD According to the tradition of the Church, today marks the end of the Christmas season, but it also marks the beginning of the ordinary time. We end one reason today and we begin a new season. BETWEEN THE BOOKS Comfort, comfort my […]

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THE SONG OF MOSES AND ISRAEL

CANTICLE OF MOSES AND ISRAEL (EXODUS 15:1-18) One of the biggest events, perhaps the biggest event of the Old Testament is the crossing of the Red Sea. It is such a big miracle that it is cited not just in the book of Exodus but also in other books. It is an event that gives […]

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HOLY FAMILY, YEAR C

IT IS NOT ABOUT YOU: A HOMILY ON THE HOLY FAMILY, YEAR C In the movie ‘Star Wars’, Han Solo was begging his son, Kylo Ren to come back hom, but his son said to him “I am not your son, your son is gone. He was weak and foolish like his father, so I […]

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