Sunday Homilies

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

I remember the story of a man who rang up to his mom and said, “Mom today I don’t want to go to church, because I have to two reasons. 1. It’s same old faces I see everyday and 2. They don’t like me anyway. And the mother said to him, “Son I have two reasons to tell...

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17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

YOU CAN MAKE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE I remember the story of a king who wanted to appoint a new Prime Minister. There were many applicants for the job from whom three were recruited. But only one is needed for the post. And the king wanted to give them a test. Next day...

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16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

One year back I took one month off from the parish and visited my native parish in India. I thought of having good rest and seeing some of my childhood places. When I went there and attended to celebrate daily mass, I was asked to visit a sick person and with that my...

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15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

Less Luggage and More Comfort Those who have travelled by Indian railways must have seen a short notice on every trains. It will at almost every door or window. It says “Less luggage; more comfort”. What they mean to say is: when you travel with less luggage, your...

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14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

THORN IN THE FLESH If you watch some of the Christian channels on T.V and also some of the churches services and prayer groups, you’ll see lot of importance being given to “TESTIMONIES”. You know what ‘testimonies’ are? They call out some people who were healed or...

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13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

Dear Friends in Christ, The reading from the Book of Wisdom says God formed humans to be imperishable; the image of God’s own nature were humans made.  So, what went wrong?  Genesis spelled it out for us.  Sin entered the world, and with sin, death.  Humans became...

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12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

Dear Friends in Christ, It is important to hear this Sunday’s first reading from the Book of Job in context.  When the Just Man suffers, who will avenge him?  The epitome of the Just Man is Job.  Honorable in his relationships with God and his fellow humans, Job, at...

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11th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Simham)

Dear Friends in Christ, It is only natural that when we hear similes regarding the reign of God, or the Kingdom of God, we translate them into terms of our human experience.  We have no other frame of reference.  Imagine God reigning, or God’s kingdom.  Naturally, we...

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Corpus Christi (Fr. Simham)

On this Corpus Christi Sunday when the whole catholic world is making every effort to publicly venerate the Lord truly, really, and substantially present in the Blessed sacrament, I thought I can reflect together with you about the adoration or the respect that is due...

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The Most Holy Trinity (Fr. Francis)

The mystery of the most Holy Trinity is a basic doctrine of Faith in Christianity, understandable not with our heads but with our hearts. All prayers in the Church begin in the Name of the Holy Trinity and end glorifying the Trinity. All Sacraments are administered...

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