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Memorial Mass

On Thursday, 26th October 2017, Father’s 3rd Anniversary, there will be a Memorial Mass for Father Hanly at St Margaret’s Church. Memorial Mass at St Margaret’s Church, Happy Valley, at 7.30pm on Thursday, 26th October 2017. The Memorial Mass will be celebrated in Chinese. Everyone is invited to attend.

You’re Invited!

In this beautiful homily for 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly looks at The Parable of the Wedding Feast and its wonderful revelation that the whole world is invited to the banquet that we all hunger for. Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 25:6-10 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6 Second…

The Tenants of the Vineyard

In this beautiful homily for 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly looks at The Parable of the Tenants and helps us understand how we, the tenants of the vineyard, should behave — how we should follow Jesus and heal the world. Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 5:1-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 80:9,…

More Parables

We do not have a homily for 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, so we offer you the following alternatives: The gospel reading for 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, is of The Parable of the Two Sons. If you would like to listen to a homily by Father Hanly on a parable with…

Beyond fair

In this beautiful homily for 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly shows us how the Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard, which seems to us, at the beginning, unfair, goes beyond fair and into peace and into forgiveness and joy and hope for all mankind. Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 55:6-9 Responsorial…

I, too, must forgive

In this beautiful homily for 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly reminds us to forgive those who hurt us, as Jesus asked his Father to do, for they know not what they do. Readings for Mass First Reading: Sirach 27:30–28:7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 103:1-2, 3-4, 9-10, 11-12 Second Reading: Romans 14:7-9 Gospel:…

Reach Out!

In this beautiful homily for 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly reminds us that the Messiah is not only in heaven calling us all to eternal life, he is down on the earth trying to teach us how to change this world. Readings for Mass First Reading: Ezekiel 33:7-9 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms…

Suffering

In his homily for 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly tells two stories about the theme of today’s Mass: that Jesus, in grief, confronts life’s pain and life’s suffering. It’s all about the mystery of suffering.. Readings for Mass First Reading: Jeremiah 20:7-9 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 8-9 Second Reading:…

Father’s Birthday

For Father Hanly’s birthday, on 29th August 2017 (this coming Tuesday), the regular scheduled Masses (7.45am and 6pm) at St Joseph’s Church in Garden Road, will be offered for Father Hanly. All are welcome to attend. Those unable to attend are asked to give thanks for and pray for Father instead.

A New Order

In this beautiful homily for 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly looks at how Jesus, standing in the shadow of the great god Pan and the whole pagan world, establishes a new order, with a community of men and women who are one with Jesus. Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 22:15,…

God’s Love Is For Everybody

In this beautiful homily for 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly helps us understand that it no longer matters to Jesus which group you have come from, the only things that matter to him are your faith and your love. Readings for Mass First Reading: Isaiah 56:1, 6-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 67:2-3,…

“Do Not Be Afraid”

In this beautiful homily for 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly says Matthew is telling us the story of our own lives, because we, too, very often, are driven by fear and doubt, and he wants us to know that in these times of terrible storm, terrible difficulty, fear, this is the time…