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Sermons to the Papal Household

  • Second Advent Sermon 2018 - THE LIVING GOD AND THE LIVING TRINITY

    • Friday December 14th, 2018

    When it comes to the knowledge of living God, an experience is more valuable than many arguments, so I would like to begin this second meditation precisely with an experience. Once I received a letter from a person I was accompanying in her spiritual journey, a married woman who died some years ago. The authenticity[...]

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  • First Advent Sermon 2018 - GOD IS!

    • Friday December 7th, 2018

    Introduction In the Church we are so pressed with tasks to perform, problems to confront, and challenges to respond to that we risk losing sight of, or leaving in the background, the “porro unum necessarium,” the “one thing is needful” of the gospel (Lk 10:42), which is our personal relationship with God. Moreover, we know[...]

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  • “HE WHO SAW IT HAS BORNE WITNESS” - Good Friday, 2018, St. Peter’s Basilica

    • Friday March 30th, 2018

    When they came to Jesus and saw that he was already dead, they did not break his legs. But one of the soldiers pierced his side with a spear, and at once there came out blood and water. He who saw it has borne witness—his testimony is true, and he knows that he tells the[...]

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  • Fifth Lent Sermon 2018 - “PUT ON THE ARMOR OF LIGHT” - Christian Purity

    • Friday March 23rd, 2018

    In our commentary on the exhortations in the Letter to the Romans, we have now come to the passage that says, The night is far gone, the day is at hand. Let us then cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light; let us conduct ourselves becomingly as in the[...]

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  • Fourth Lent Sermon - “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities”

    • Friday March 16th, 2018

    1. The Center Thread That Comes Down In outlining the traits, or the virtues, that should shine in the life of those who are reborn in the Spirit, St. Paul, after speaking about charity and humility, now speaks of obedience in chapter 13 of the Letter to the Romans: Let every person be subject to[...]

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