I suppose there are are two extremes for a funeral homily. Either the homilist can speak only about the life of the person who has died, celebrating the life and...
a prayer encouragement for the feast of Francis.
Abundant human life becomes possible only when lived in intimate relationship with God
Take a moment to imagine Jesus pointing you out in the crowd, calling you by name, and inviting you to follow.
The cross is not just a difficulty or an obstacle, but when carried through suffering to death, IS the pathway to life.
only by recognising one is loved do we at last enter into a truly mature, familial and free relationship with God.