Tag Archive | HolySpirit

The Holy Spirit: The life of the Church

Homily for Pentecost Sunday year C 2013 When I was in the seminary in Melbourne, I was once appointed as the Chapel Convenor, which means I had to look after the day to day celebrations of the Liturgy, making Rosters for liturgical celebrations and setting up for big religious events. Part of it was to […]

Getting to know Jesus in faith and in love

Homily for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 In my college years in the seminary, we had this music director who is quite a person to put up with in terms of music. Among his special skills and genius is writing and playing music. We couldn’t get away with him because going […]

To Whom shall we go?

Homily for Sunday XXI B 2012 I will begin tonight by saying something about the passage we’ve just heard from the letter to the Ephesians. At first hearing you might think the apostle Paul is trying to keep women in their place, but it is not that at all. It is an extended metaphor about […]

Seeing God through our neighbours…

6th Sunday of Easter B 2012 It was as a result of a vision that Peter agreed to go to the house of the centurion Cornelius. In the vision he had seen a huge sheet lowered from heaven, filled with all sorts of animals and birds, and he’d heard a voice telling him to kill and […]