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Afraid of God or angry with God? Jesus asks us: "Who do you say that I Am?" Jesus reveals the Father's love to us and the Holy Spirit helps us be silent and listen to Jesus. August 23, 2020

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Good day dear brothers and sisters! Are you and your family well? I hope that you are indeed all well in the Lord. These continue to be very strange times, and they are challenging times for everyone. Once again today our God assures us that He is very close to us and that He carries in his heart all of our needs and preoccupations. In fact, with his Son Jesus in the Holy Spirit our God and Father cares for us and our families even more than we care for ourselves.So, what do you carry with you today as you have come into the Sunday Assembly of the living God? As you were preparing to come to church today, what preoccupations were you carrying in your mind and heart? This past week, or during the whole time since you were last here, where were you applying your efforts and energies? What are your responsibilities? What are your burdens? What things of yours are you bringing to the Lord today as your offering to put on his altar so you can make a whole hearted offering of…

Fr. Joseph A. E. Sullivan - 1st Anniversary Memorial Mass at St. Edmund of Canterbury Parish in Beaconsfield QC

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Priest’s IntroductionTo God the Father almighty, dear brothers and sisters, may every prayer of our heart be directed, for his will it is that all humanity should be saved and come to the knowledge of the truth.(The Response is)R.Lord, make us missionary disciples.For all families during summer time – especially in the face of difficult challenges – that all may find peace in your Most Sacred Heart, we pray to You Lord….R. Lord, make us missionary...For indigenous peoples worldwide and in Canada as we fight against Covid-19; at all levels of Canadian society and government may we honour indigenous peoples in their dignity, be receptive to their rich heritage, and engage in Nation to Nation building, we pray to You Lord…R. For Father Joseph Albert Earl Sullivan and all souls, that they may forever contemplate your beauty and enjoy your love, and for the intentions of their families, we pray to You Lord….R.In union with Pope Francis’ worldwide intention fo…

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time A 2020 - Holy Mass by Skype with our Team of Our Lady Mtl 50

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O God, who through the grace of adoption chose us to be children of light, grant, we pray, that we may not be wrapped in the darkness of error but always be seen to stand in the bright light of truth. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.First Reading (2 Kings 4.8-12a, 14-16)One day Elisha was passing through Shunem, where a wealthy woman lived, who urged him to have a meal. So whenever he passed that way, he would stop there for a meal. She said to her husband, “Look, I am sure that this man who regularly passes our way is a holy man of God. Let us make a small roof chamber with walls, and put there for him a bed, a table, a chair, and a lamp, so that he can stay there whenever he comes to us.” One day when Elisha came there, he went up to the chamber and lay down there. He said to his servant Gehazi, “What then may be done for t…

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time A 2020 - Holy Mass by Skype with our Team of Our Lady Mtl 50

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First Reading (Jeremiah 20.10-13)
Jeremiah cried out: I hear many whispering: “Terror is all around! Denounce him! Let us denounce him!” All my close friends are watching for me to stumble. “Perhaps he can be enticed, and we can prevail against him, and take our revenge on him.” But the Lord is with me like a dread warrior; therefore my persecutors will stumble, and they will not prevail. They will be greatly shamed, for they will not succeed. Their eternal dishonour will never be forgotten. O Lord of hosts, you test the righteous, you see the heart and the mind; let me see your retribution upon them, for to you I have committed my cause. Sing to the Lord; praise the Lord! For he has delivered the life of the needy from the hands of evildoers.The word of the Lord. Thanks be to God.Responsorial Psalm (Psalm 69)R . Lord, in your steadfast love, answer me.It is for your sake that I have borne reproach, that shame has covered my face. I have become a stranger to my kindred, …

Body & Blood of Christ A 2020 - Holy Mass by Skype with our Team of Our Lady Mtl 50

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Priest’s IntroductionTo God the Father almighty, dear brothers and sisters, may every prayer of our heart be directed, for his will it is that all humanity should be saved and come to the knowledge of the truth.For those who, due to the Pandemic, are still preparing to celebrate Baptism, Reconciliation, Confirmation, Holy Eucharist, and Marriage; that they may find joy in preparing; so that their life in Christ may continue to grow, we pray to You, Lord.R. Lord, make us missionary disciples.That young people may find much joy in seeking You, Jesus, Bread of Life; by living the Gospel may they help to renew the world, we pray to You, Lord.R. Lord, make us missionary disciples.In union with Pope Francis’ worldwide intention for June, we pray “that all those who suffer may find their way in life, allowing themselves to be touched by the Heart of Jesus", and for the Church in China, we pray to You, Most Holy Trinity. R. Lord, make us missionary...For al…

Holy Trinity A 2020 - Holy Mass by Skype with our Team of Our Lady Mtl 50

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Priest’s Introduction                      To God the Father almighty, dear brothers and sisters, may every prayer of our heart be directed, for his will it is that all humanity should be saved and come to the knowledge of the truth.For those who, due to the Pandemic, are still preparing to celebrate Baptism, Reconciliation, Confirmation, Holy Eucharist, and Marriage; that they may find joy in preparing; so that their life in Christ may continue to grow, we pray to You, Lord.      R. Lord, make us missionary disciples.That young people may find much joy in seeking You, Most Holy Trinity, and by living the Gospel may they help to renew the world, we pray to You, Lord.      R. Lord, make us missionary disciples.In union with Pope Francis’ worldwide intention for June, we pray “that all those who suffer may find their way in life, allowing themselves to be touched by the Heart of Jesus", and for the Church in China, we pray to You, Most Holy Trinity.��…

Fr. Joseph A. E. Sullivan Funeral Mass Homily 190726 at St. Edmund of Canterbury Parish, Beaconsfield QC

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Homily MP3 FileFather Joseph Albert Earl Sullivan is dead. He lived among us for a quarter of a century; then was ordained, and with great enthusiasm – if not always in pleasant circumstances – Fr. Joe served his God and his Church as a priest of Jesus Christ for over 36 years, and now, he is gone.Cathie Macaulay recently visited with Fr. Joe who found consolation meditating on St. Joseph and Joseph of Arimathea who cared for Jesus at the beginning and end of his life. How do we cope with our trials, which can leave us feeling bruised, hurt, perplexed, and even revolted? Our heart goes into emotional shock when the full intensity of our feelings could very well kill us. I am grateful today for the gift of being able to pray for Fr. Joe on July 26th, the annual Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne, Mary’s parents and the grandparents of Jesus.We are here to pray for Joe, Fr. Joe, yes, but also to pray for ourselves and our loved ones. The apostles and disciples of Jesus became a close k…

Body & Blood of Christ C 2019 - at the Late Sunday Mass

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Holy Trinity C 2019 - at Saint Anne's Hospital - bilingual homily

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Body & Blood of Christ B 2018 - at the Late Sunday Mass

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Holy Trinity A 2017 - at Saint Gabriel Parish

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Body & Blood of Christ A 2014 - at the Late Sunday Mass

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Holy Trinity A 2014 - at the Late Sunday Mass

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Body & Blood of Christ A 2008 - at Saint Luke Parish

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Holy Trinity A 2008 - at Saint Luke

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