Homily Archive

  • Faith is a gift

    Long before I began to study Scripture in the seminary, I wondered and often questioned, upon hearing the gospel passage of today, about Jesus’ response to the Canaanite woman. Anyone not

  • Lord, save me

    As a little child, I am sure many of us would have asked our parents or even teachers the question, ‘Where is God?’ It is quite likely that we were pointed to the clouds and the sky beyond or

  • Transformed and transfigured for Christ

    The feast of the transfiguration that we celebrate today marks the second visible manifestation to humankind of God (theophany) as recorded in the gospels. The first manifestation was at the

  • Your kingdom come

    Our gospel this Sunday forms the final paragraphs of Matthew chapter 13 where Jesus had been teaching the crowds that had gathered by the lakeside to listen to Him. He had just concluded speaking

  • Omnia vincit amor

    In the early 1990s, there was a song that captured the attention of the world and was being played by most radio stations. It was the song ‘Heal the World’ by Michael Jackson. The first two

  • Time to water the seeds

    The parable of the Sower, among the many parables of Jesus must have been an important one because all three, Matthew, Mark and Luke, have recorded them (cf. Matt 13:3-23; Mk 4:3-25; Lk 8:5-18).