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Fr. Cristino’s Homilies rss

“Another Chance at Greatness” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

February 10, 2019

This homily was delivered on a visit to St. Peter’s Parish, Calgary. 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Lk. 5: 1-11) “Another Chance at Greatness” PDF Version

#SorrynotSorry – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was delivered on a visit to St. Bonaventure Parish, Calgary. 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Jer. 1: 4-5, 17-19; 1 Cor. 13: 4-13; Lk. 4: 21-30) #SorrynotSorry PDF Version In our modern social media communication realm, a staple of quasi-communication has become the ‘hashtag’. A hashtag is something you add to the end… Read More ›

“The Last Stone Jar” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time (Jn. 2: 1-11) “The Last Stone Jar” PDF Version

“Christmas in the Police Station” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was delivered in the headquarters of Calgary Police Services on Christmas Eve where Fr. Cristino replaced the chaplain to the CPS while he recovers from surgery.  Solemnity of the Nativity of our Lord (Lk. 2: 1-16) “Christmas in the Police Station”  PDF Version

“Subjects of an Invisible Throne” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was preached on the occasion of Fr. Cristino’s visit to the Calgary seminarians studying at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Edmonton. Solemnity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Universal King (Jn. 18: 33b-37) “Subjects of an Invisible Throne” PDF Version of Notes

“Apprentices of the Sacred Mysteries” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was delivered at St. Patrick’s Parish, Calgary, on the occasion of the inauguration of a newly added Mass at 7:00pm Saturday evenings in the weekly parish schedule.  32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – “Apprentices of the Sacred Mysteries” PDF Version “Apprentices of the Sacred Mysteries” – Homily by Fr. Cristino from Fr. Jerome Lavigne… Read More ›

“Selling the Priesthood” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was delivered as part of a vocational promotion weekend at St. Michael’s parish, Calgary.  30th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Heb. 5: 1-6; Mk. 10: 46-52) “Selling the Priesthood” PDF Version

“The Redeemer of Man, Rich in Mercy” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was delivered on the occasion of the feast of St. John Paul II, the 40th anniversary of the inauguration of his papacy. The Redeemer of Man, Rich in Mercy

“Only Priests Crucified With Christ” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was preached on the occasion of a vocation promotion weekend at St. Patrick’s Parish, Calgary. 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Wis. 2: 12, 17-20 & Mk. 9: 30-37) “Only Priests Crucified With Christ” PDF Version

“The Tireless Priest” – Homily by Fr. Cristino

This homily was delivered at Holy Spirit Parish, Calgary. 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Mk. 6: 30-34) “The Tireless Priest” PDF Version