Monthly Archives: February 2016

Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Second Sunday in Lent, February 21, 2016

•Genesis 15:5-12, 17-18 • Philippians 3:17—4:1 • Luke 9:28b-36• Weekly Scripture Readings: Second Sunday in Lent For a printable PDF of the homily, click here. A dear friend who worked hard on Saturdays always came to Saturday evening liturgy.  You know what … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, First Sunday in Lent, February 14, 2016

•Deut 26: 4-10; Romans 10: 8-13; Luke 4: 1-13• Weekly Scripture Readings:First Sunday in Lent To print a PDF version of the homily, click here. Every year the season of Lent invites us to imitate the desert experience of Jesus. … Continue reading

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Two Articles of Interest on the Up-coming Meeting Between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill

Below are links to two different articles on the up-coming meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill tomorrow in Havanna.  The first is from Crux Now, the Boston Globe site set up in conjunction with John Allen, formerly of the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis & Patriarch Kirill: Diplomatic ‘Controversies,’ Ecumenical Concerns

I think it will be good if folks keep aware of and pray for this upcoming meeting.  This is something Pope Francis has wanted since he became the pope.  He has had an open invitation out to Kirill basically saying … Continue reading

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Gustavo Gutiérrez assesses the current state of liberation theology and Francis’ papacy

Gustavo Gutierrez has always been a strong voice in Latin America.  JP2 wanted this man silenced….he scared JP2 badly who saw a communist in anyone who truly preached the Gospel…..Reyanna by Cristina Fontenele (English translation by Rebel Girl) Adital February 5, … Continue reading

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The Greatness of a Nation

If you follow NCR you may have found this article in America anyway.  I am posting it here in case it has slipped by you.  Tom Roberts at NCR praised it as a “very important article” to think about in … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 7, 2016

•Isaiah 6: 1-2, 3-8; I Corinthians 15: 1-11; Luke 5: 1-11• Weekly Scripture Readings: 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time Click HERE to print a PDF version of the homily Current science tell us of the Big Bang and Evolution.  The … Continue reading

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Pope Francis urges world not to fear China’s rise

I am always amazed at PF’s knowledge of the world, society, the human endeavor.  This is an interesting interview to read….Reyanna By Francesco Sisci         February 2, 2016                   … Continue reading

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