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"The family that prays together stays together." - Venerable Patrick Peyton

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Embracing Childlike Faith - Weekday Homily Video

Today’s readings invite us to consider the surprising ways God reveals Himself. In the book of Isaiah, we encounter a powerful image of God's sovereignty over nations and rulers. Yet, amidst this powerful display, God's ultimate concern is for the humble and oppressed. This echoes the heart of today's Gospel, where Jesus praises His Father for revealing divine wisdom to the childlike.

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A Call to Return - Weekday Homily Video

Imagine a family dinner. Laughter fills the room as stories are shared, connections are made. But what happens when the conversation stops? When the busyness of life pushes family time aside? Today's reading from Hosea speaks to that reality, a reality where families drift apart, not just from each other, but also from their faith.

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Love thy Neighbor  |  Strengthening family unity

The Golden Rule - Weekday Homily Video

Today's Gospel offers a powerful yet simple message: the Golden Rule. "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you." This isn't just an ancient saying; it's a cornerstone for Christian living, with the potential to transform our families and our world.

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Living up to Challenging Ideals - Weekday Homily Video

The story in the first reading begins on a reasonable enough note. King Ahab wanted Naboth's vineyard, which was adjacent to his palace, to grow his vegetables. King Ahab asks Naboth to exchange his vineyard for another one or to be given its value in money. Fair enough. King Ahab, who was king of the Northern Kingdom of Israel in 874 BC, was described in the first book of Kings as "worse than all his predecessors." (1 Kings 16:30)

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Remembering God's Love - Weekday Homily Video

Going deeper in the faith is something we all hope for this Lenten season. At times, it involves praying over the Word of God and asking some questions. As I reflected on the first reading from the Book of Deuteronomy, I was drawn to Moses’ words of warning to “be earnestly on guard not to forget the things which your own eyes have seen, nor let them slip from your memory as long as you live.”

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Return to the Church  |  Strengthening family unity

God Before Everything - Weekday Homily Video

“Lord, we have sinned, done evil, rebelled, and departed from your laws. We have not obeyed your servants, the prophets.” - Daniel 9:5 Behold Blessed Franz Jägerstätter, a rebellious, sinful young man, whose wife, by God’s grace, helped him to repent and become a model husband, father, and heroic disciple of Christ, putting God first even before family, friends and country.

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