Sunday, January 15, 2012

Homily: Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jake, Peter, Jon and Tim in Cape May, 1999

With Christmas Season behind us, today we enter Ordinary Time!  But don’t be fooled by that title for there is nothing ‘ordinary’ about these Sundays of the year.  Rather it is a time when the Church gives us scripture readings that instruct us on how to live out our faith in our everyday lives.
Today, as we enter this part of our liturgical calendar, we hear the readings of God calling Samuel and of Christ choosing Simon Peter. So what does this scripture have to do with me teaching my sons, when they were young boys, how to swim?  Take a look…
Click here for the readings
Click here for the homily


Fran said...

Beautifully said - very beautifully said. Thank you for sharing your homily with us!

Brenda said...

Really beautiful homily. Love the closeness of God even in the ordinary times!

Leslie Lim said...

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Keep up the great work & happy blogging!