26th September 2021

Homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time B (Mk 9, 38-43. 45. 47-48) As every Sunday, also today Jesus wants to invite us to pause for a moment in our constantly busy lives, and to reflect on the Word of God which inspires us and gives us a very valuable lesson, especially for the […]

19th September, 2021

Fr Gregory holding his niece Laura on the day of her baptism, 12th September 2021 Homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B ‘Anyone who welcomes one of these little children in my name, welcomes me…’ (Mk 9, 30-37) I am pretty sure that all of us, including myself, just like the Apostles […]

5th September, 2021

 Homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Mk 7: 31-37 I think you will agree with me that although today’s Gospel is very short, it contains a very moving and inspiring story about the healing of a deaf and dumb man with a beautiful message for us all. I found in this […]

29th August, 2021

Homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Mk 7:1-8. 14-15. 21-23 Two things came to my mind as I read and meditated on today’s Gospel, but before we get to that, I’d like to recall the beginning of that very interesting conversation between Jesus and the Jews that we heard about in today’s Word […]

22nd August, 2021

Homily for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Today’s Gospel is a continuation of the previous Gospels about the Bread of life that we have heard and meditated on for several Sundays before the feast of the Assumption. Then we heard about people who enthusiastically followed Jesus and gathered around him listening to […]

15th August, 2021

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 2021 I think that many of us – including myself – are very pleased that this year we can celebrate this feast of the Assumption of Mary on Sunday. It is a very special day mainly for those of us who have a great devotion to Mary who […]