Homilies

St. Patrick’s Basilica

We have just shared a powerful and beautiful experience: a Mass “of all nations”, celebrating that we are truly a Catholic – that is, universal – Church.  Believers young and old, of all languages and cultures, of every social and economic status, coming together as equal partners in the Body of Christ, bearing witness to our common faith that the love of Jesus made real in the Eucharist has the power to transform our parishes, our church, our city, and our world!!  

 

Winston Churchill once referred to the Soviet Union as “a mystery wrapped in an enigma.”  For many Catholics, when you ask them about the Trinity, you get a similar response. Their belief in the doctrine of the Trinity is notional, not real; it is something remote, incomprehensible, disconnected

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