Lifeissues is mainly concerned with publishing thoughtful articles directly related to issues raised in Evangelium Vitae. However, from the very beginning, we have also published a few related homilies, notably by Fr. Al Cariño, O.M.I., Fr. Tony Pueyo, and others.

Please use the pulldowns below to select a homily by Liturgical Calendar date.

New! The Beatitudes - Hope and Reality
Ordinary Sunday C-7

Al Carino
.st to avoid pain physical, emotional, psychological. When we do something that entails pain as sometime happens, we do so with the hope that it can make us happy. Ultimately, the attainment of happiness is our goal in whatever we do. In the gospel reading (Lk. 6:17,20-26), Jesus gives us His programme for happiness for all peoples the Beatitudes.

New! Forgiveness is Willing the Good
7th Sunday in Ordinary Time (C)

Antonio P. Pueyo
If we wait for feelings of love in the sense of liking our enemies, we will be waiting a long time. We will not be able to love them at all. Loving the enemy is not a matter of feeling, It is a matter of willing. We do not will any harm to happen to another person.