Holiness Hurts

A Homily for the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time Year A   In the 1996 movie The Preacher’s Wife, Denzel Washington plays the role of an angel named Dudley.  One scene is a particular favorite of mine.  A little boy, unaware that he is speaking to an angel, asks Dudley

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The Trinity and Purity

Baccalaureate Homily for the Class of 2004, Bethlehem Catholic High School Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Trinity Sunday, 6 June 2004              Today the Church celebrates the Feast of the Most Blessed Trinity.  When I talk about the Trinity, I normally use a doctrinal formula:  In the

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