Subscribe to "In the News" and Hogans Homilies"
Welcome to CCMT!
"Solidarity does not assume that our struggles are the same struggles, or that our pain is the same pain, or that our hope is for the same future. Solidarity involves commitment, and work, as well as the recognition that even if we do not have the same feelings, or the same lives, or the same bodies, we do live on common ground." - Sarah Ahmed
Monthly Archives: October 2015
Yesterday was a very busy day for me. I was up at 6 a.m. to get ready to be at the Paul VI Hall at 8 a.m. I took a cab down. I noticed that after he took off with … Continue reading
In the wake of the settlements with victims of clerical sex abuse in the Diocese of Helena, MT, Bishop George Leo Thomas has begun Healing Services in the various deaneries of the diocese. Below is the text of his homily, … Continue reading
Pope Francis is devoted to Mary, Untier of the Knots. You can read about that here. I have seen a picture of him working at his desk with this image right above him. He certainly must be taking recourse in … Continue reading
Many of you may have heard news that 13 cardinals wrote a letter to PF complaining about the procedures and methods of the Synod. You can access the text of the letter here. Bear in mind that this journalist has … Continue reading
There are some places we have all had chance to visit that call us back and, if we are wise, we go. Certainly, Rome itself is such for me, but particular places that I visited last year have tugged my … Continue reading
There was a press conference this morning, even though it was a Saturday. Fr. Lombardi, the Vatican Spokesperson, made some mention of an apology for holding one on Saturday, but only a mention!. It was rather well-attended, although I did … Continue reading
Because Francis says very little, if anything, to report from the Synod, I thought it might be helpful to hear what he does have to say in other venues. Below is my translation of his “Catechesis” at the General Audience … Continue reading
Tomorrow marks the end of week one of the Synod here in Rome. At the news conference today, we were told that the small groups have wrapped up their work with Part 1 of the Instrumentum laboris (IL), their name … Continue reading
•Wisdom 7:7-11 • Hebrews 4:12-13 • Mark 10:17-30• Weekly Scripture Readings:28th Sunday in Ordinary Time I think it will be helpful to clarify the meaning of the word “ego” at the very beginning of this homily. The word is taken directly from Latin … Continue reading