Fr. Riccardo reflects on the sacrament of marriage in this homily from Our Lady of Good Counsel Church.  While focusing on today's second reading from St. Paul (1 Cor 7:32-35), Fr. John remarks that marriage is a special charism given by God to a couple for a public purpose.

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Category:Homily -- posted at: 12:01pm EDT

Fr. Riccardo reminds the congregation that we are all called to be prophets.  While reflecting on the message of repentance from today's readings (Jon 3:1-5, 10; 1 Cor 7:29-31; Mk 1:14-20), Fr. John encourages the congregation to speak on God's behalf with courage and charity on the major moral issues that confront us.

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Fr. Riccardo encourages the congregation to spend time in prayful reflection with one line from this week's readings.  The readings for this Sunday are 1 Sm 3:3b-10, 19; 1 Cor 6:13c-15a, 17-20; and Jn 1:35-42.

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In this homily for The Feast of the Epiphany, Fr. Riccardo asks the congregation whether Jesus is the star that guides their lives. The readings for this day are Is 60:1-6; Eph 3:2-3a, 5-6; and Mt 2:1-12.

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Category:Homily -- posted at: 12:09pm EDT

In this homily for the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, Fr. Riccardo considers the life of Mary, and encourages the congregation to begin each day in the new year with silent reflection and prayer, considering all that God has done for us.

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Category:Homily -- posted at: 8:31pm EDT





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