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This is easy! Each week on Thursday I post my homily main focus for preaching this coming Sunday. What I am hoping for is a reaction from people in the pews. Does my "focus" connect with your daily life, faith, and experience? Or not? Either affirm the direction I am going in (by giving me an example from your life) or challenge me, ask for clarification! Questions are the best! Reaction rather than reflection is what I'm looking for here. Don't be afraid, get in the ring. Ole!

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Holy Trinity Homily

The homily for this Solemnity of the Blessed Trinity is in the library now>>>

I was blessed to have a married couple's anniversary to bless. Who are you?


anon 1 said...

I especially liked in this homily the evidence of our relatedness that shows up in what we call each other. Just as in the Trinity the Father is referred to as such because of the Son, and the Son is known as such because of the Father - with the Holy Spirit being the love between the two (again, a reference to the book, “Why Go To Church?”) – we, too, frequently reflect something of our identity by what we are called. Just as suggested in the homily, as a married woman I can attest to the significance of being called “Mrs.” It says something about what I value in life. I am also called mother, sister, friend, co-worker, etc. So relationship, therefore, is a major part of my identity. In the Trinity it seems this relatedness is so significant that it is the very essence of God. Without the Father there is no Son and vice versa. God is always in community. If we are made in God’s image, that suggests that we too cannot be in “right” existence without community. That is a very different from the “did it my way” kind of thinking this world promotes.

Anonymous said...

The words you made them say were so poetic and beautiful. It was a special Mass for them. lr