Monthly Archives: April 2011

Homily: John Paul II and Divine Mercy Sunday

Homily for May 1, II Sunday of Easter, cycle A At this time of year ten years ago, I was still a seminarian in Rome. Although I didn’t know it at the time, I was going to be leaving Italy … Continue reading

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Saturday’s “Homilycast”

Here is the audio version of my homily today, recorded during the noon Mass. I posted the text earlier today. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying this URL: https://advenus.wordpress.com/category/podcast-2/feed/ and adding it to your favorite podcast client … Continue reading

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Becoming apostles through the experience of the risen Christ

Homily for April 30, Saturday of the Octave of Easter “It is impossible for us not to speak about what we have seen and heard.” With these words, St Peter sums up the reason why he and the other apostles … Continue reading

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Today’s “homilycast”

I posted the text of today’s homily in the morning, instead of waiting until I had the podcast version ready. Now,here is the audio version, recorded during the noon Mass today. You can hear all of my “homilycasts” by copying … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Round

Here are my responses to this week’s weekly photo challenge. They are 360×180 panoramas, stitched from multiple exposures and mapped with a stereographic projection that makes the scene look round – like a little planet. The panorama software I use … Continue reading

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Three readings of today’s Gospel

Homily for April 29, Friday of the Octave of Easter The Lord’s death and resurrection put an end to His ordinary public ministry. His new, transformed existence is only directly revealed to a select number of His apostles and disciples. … Continue reading

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Sunrise

I went from by bedroom into my office/living room at just the right time today… just seconds before the sun rose over the Hudson.

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Christ came to us, and we must go to others

Homily for April 28, Thursday of the Octave of Easter Click here for the podcast version of this homily. The encounter between Christ and the apostles that we heard described in today’s Gospel reading seems to have two fundamental goals. … Continue reading

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Can rainbows really be signs from God? (poll included at the end)

Today we had intermittent rain shows and sun… which means, a great opportunity for rainbows! I ran out with my camera and got some photos, including these: This one is a panorama, stitched together from three photos: Seeing this rainbow … Continue reading

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Discovering Christ Post-Resurrection

Homily for April 27, Wednesday of Easter Week Click here for the podcast version of this homily. Or, subscribe to this podcast RSS feed in iTunes or your favorite podcast downloading software. From what we hear in the Gospel readings … Continue reading

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