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Apr 10 - Homily: Overcoming the Weight of the World

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Homily #130410 ( 04min) - In today's Epistle, St John tell us that a living, working faith in Jesus Christ overcomes the world. Father call us to compare two images. The first is the statue in front of the Rockefeller Center of Hercules holding the world on his shoulders. The second is St. Francis embracing the crucified Christ with the world under his feet. Without Jesus, we are crushed with the weight of the world, but with Jesus we can overcome the world which wars against our souls. Ave Maria! Mass: Low Sunday - Ferial - Form: EF, Quasi Modo Readings: 1st: 1jo 5:4-10 Gsp: joh 20:19-31 To Download Audio go to


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  1. Linda Bryan
    2 years ago

    For a very common image of St. Francis, I couldn't find the image anywhere you spoke of. Will you tell me where I can see this image of St. Francis looking up to Jesus upon the cross, embracing him and himself standing with his foot on top of the world? It sounds like a beautiful picture of Jesus victory over the world and His living presence of victory in His people who know and love Him.

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