Fr Hugh’s Homily for Palm Sunday
The angel, the messenger of God, comes to Mary and in that meeting God breathes the life of Jesus into this simple, wonderful human being. (That is the story of the Annunciation we celebrated on Thursday.) God renews in Mary, in us, the potential that we have as his creation. United in this one child, and then man, are both the holiness and the humanity that Adam and Eve first shared when they lived in Eden in peace with God. And Jesus comes to us now to heal us, to unite us once more with that divinity we had lost….