Browsing the July 2017 archive of Father Hager Homilies

LATIN MASS-Seventh Sunday After Pentecost July 23rd, 2017

Posted by Patti Kehoe on 7/25/17

     If I were to combine the Epistle with the Gospel today, I would be compelled to speak on the virtue of holy purity.  For the Epistle stated, "just as you presented the parts of your bodies as slave to impurity and lawlessness for lawlessness, so now present ... Read More »

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time-July 23rd

Posted by Patti Kehoe on 7/25/17

     Holland is famous for its fields of flowers, especially its tulips, as times stretching as far as the eye can see.  Their delicate and varying colors are a delight for everyone to behold.  There is one though especially beautiful scene to be found mainly in the south ... Read More »

Latin Mass-Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

Posted by Patti Kehoe on 7/25/17

     We have all heard of the concept to "conquer evil with goodness."  This in reality is not for a select few of us to do, but it is the place of every Christian, isn't it?

     For the Hallmark of Christianity is to love those who ... Read More »

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Patti Kehoe on 7/25/17

     Just a couple of days ago we celebrated the Fourth of July.  Many of us watched the fireworks explode to burst of color and sound.  We got together with family and friends at picnics and barbecues maybe even a family reunion.

     With all the terrorist ... Read More »

LATIN MASS- Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Posted by Patti Kehoe on 7/18/17

     This Gospel from St. Mark paints Jesus among a needy crowd.  They could not feed themselves or each other.  They could not heal themselves or each other.  Jesus was moved with pity and was ready to provide them with all they needed.  The Apostles wanted to send ... Read More »

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Patti Kehoe on 7/18/17

     Folks, we are all called to not only hear God's Word, but to act upon it.  You and I are called upon to express our Faith through all we say and do.Jesus Christ gives us His Truths-or seeds- which we are to plant in our own minds ... Read More »

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Patti Kehoe on 7/06/17

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time There are many paradoxes in Christianity and today we are reminded of another one. Jesus in today’s gospel reminds us that the one who seeks only himself will bring himself to ruin; whereas, he who forgets himself for the Lord discovers who he is.Have ... Read More »