Look for light

Look for the light in the midst of the darkness.

Homily for the 33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A.

Lamps of Faith, Oil of Good Works

oil lamp

God gives us faith as a gift. Do we allow it to shine forth by supplying it with the oil of good works?

Homily for the 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A.

Live the Beatitudes

If we don’t live the Beatitudes, we put our souls in jeopardy.

Homily for All Saints Day, 2020.

Be Grapes of Glory

One bad grape spoils the bunch. Pursue whatever is just, true, and excellent so that you might be a grape of glory.

Homily for the 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A.

Workin’ in the vineyard

Let’s be honest: we’ve all been upset by this parable at some point. If we zoom out a bit, it helps us see the glory of what Jesus is telling us in the parable of the workers in the vineyard.

Homily for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A.

Forgiveness is not Optional

We must make the choice to forgive, but the consequences are dire if we do not make that choice. Generous forgiveness is not an option if we desire eternal life.

Homily for the 24th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A.

The World Needs Catholic Prophets

Without the prophetic witness of Catholics, we don’t stand a chance.

Homily for the 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A.

The Word Burns Like Fire

God’s Word cannot be imprisoned in our hearts: it will burn like fire until it is set free. Even if it means we are objects of laughter and mockery, we allow God to transform us, for he will one day come with his angels in glory.

Homily for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A.

The Church Marches on the Netherworld

We have nothing to fear, but the gates of the netherworld do.

Homily for the 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A.

Remain in God, Remain in Love.

We must seek God first. Only then can everything we do be through God, with God, and in God.

Homily for the Memorial of St. Martha on July 29th, 2020.