Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) – 20 July 2014

Fr Adrian’s homily from the weekend

A secular priest

Year A - 16th Sunday (OT)Homily for Mass – Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

(Saint John Fisher Church, Tarragindi: Saturday 6:00pm;  Sunday 9:00am)

1/20 July 2014

(Readings: Wis 12:13, 16-19; Ps 85; Rom 8:26-27; Mt 13:24-43)

As we gather in prayer [tonight] we can’t fail to recall the terrible tragedy and loss of life in the Malaysian airliner attack. We pray for the eternal repose of the souls of all who have lost their lives … and we pray for their families, loved ones and friends, and all who mourn following this dreadful event. We pray for resolutions to the conflicts in that part of the world – and indeed in any other places too – facing war and strife at this time. We think also of the continuing troubles in the Holy Land, and pray for peace there.

The first parable of Jesus that we hear in today’s Gospel has an important…

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