Feast of St Josemaria

Mass of St Josemaria in Sydney

Mass of St Josemaria in Sydney

On Monday 27 June, a Mass was celebrated in honor of St Josemaria at St Mary's Cathedral. Despite the cold conditions, the Cathedral was full, with many young people in attendance. The principal celebrant was Bishop Peter Comensoli, Bishop of Broken Bay. Here is a transcript of his homily:

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“Implore divine mercy”

For each one of us, as for Lazarus, it was really a veni foras - come out - which got us moving. How sad it is to see those who are still dead and do not know the power of God's mercy! Renew your holy joy, for opposite the man who is decomposing without Christ, there is another who has risen with him. (The Forge, 476)

It is good for us to consider the wiles of these enemies of the soul: the disorder of sensuality and easy‑going superficiality, the folly of reason that rejects God, the cavalier presumption that snuffs out love for both God and creatures. All these obstacles are real enough, and they can indeed cause us a great deal of trouble. For these very reasons the liturgy invites us to implore divine mercy: “To you, o Lord, I lift up my soul. O my God, in you I trust, let me not be put to shame; let...

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