The Tower of Eternal Life

Scarce do we guess the things on earth, and what is within our grasp we find with difficulty; but when things are in heaven, who can search them out?

Homily for the 23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C. Given September 8, 2019.

Full homily: https://mattsiegman.com/2019/09/the-tower-of-eternal-life/

Humility and the Heavenly Banquet

In our Gospel today, Jesus gives what could be perceived as a lesson in social etiquette, but it is so much more than that.

Homily for the 22nd Sunday of Ordinary Time, Liturgical Year C, given at 9AM on September 1, 2019. 

Full homily: https://mattsiegman.com/2019/08/humility-and-the-heavenly-banquet/

God’s Discipline

We cannot enter the wide gate, we must do the hard thing and strive for the narrow gate. We must remember the teaching from Hebrews: whom the Lord loves, he disciplines. This is not because God wants to see us suffer. When we suffer, God suffers with us. So how can we understand suffering?

Homily for the 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time, Liturgical Year C, given at 6:30AM on August 25, 2019.

Full homily: https://mattsiegman.com/2019/08/gods-discipline/

We Must Set the Earth on Fire!

Today we hear Jesus say, “I have come to set the earth on fire!” How can we respond to this calling?

Homily for the 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Liturgical Year C, given at 9AM on August 18, 2019

Full homily: https://mattsiegman.com/2019/08/we-must-set-the-earth-on-fire/

Your Mission: Convert the World

If God could find even 10 innocent people within the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, he would have let them remain. But he didn’t. What happened, and how can we make sure to avoid such a fate in our own lives?

Given for the 17th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C on July 27, 2019 at 5:15PM.

Full homily here: https://mattsiegman.com/2019/07/your-mission-convert-the-world/