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Our life here on earth: an exile from our Heavenly Homeland?

ChristtheManofSorrows

Christ the Man of Sorrows”  Colijn de Coter, 1500

Many believe that our life here on earth is an exile from our Heavenly Homeland and since sin entered the world we have been deprived of our heavenly inheritance.

The thread that I see throughout our readings today is the love and mercy of God and our response to this love and mercy by Faith.

(Continued in Homilies…)

Dc. Steve Manzene is the Permanent Deacon at the linked Churches of St. Joseph the Worker/ Immaculate Heart of Mary, Liverpool, N.Y., Diocese of Syracuse.