Tag Archives: Mary

Divine mercy in our souls: A homily for Divine mercy Sunday

Divine Mercy Sunday. April 8, 2018. Acts 4:32-35, 1Jn 5:1-6; Jn 20:19-31 Divine mercy in our souls I had the opportunity some years ago to speak to some seminarians who were losing their faith in their religious and priestly vocation … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

The humble and silent path to glory: A homily for Passion/Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday. March 25th 2015. Mk 11:1-11; Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; Mk 14:1-15:47 The humble and silent path to glory We begin our Palm Sunday liturgy outside the Church reading about Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem riding on a colt … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why God tests our hearts: A homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent

2nd Sunday of Lent. February 25, 2018. Gen 22:1-2,9,10-13,15-18; Rom 8:31-34; Mk 9:2-10 Why God tests our hearts. Abraham had shown his love for God in so many ways. He had abandoned the comfort of his rich and fertile land … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Praying our way into God’s plan for us: A homily for the 5th Sunday in Ordinary time

  5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. February 4, 2018. Job 7:1-4, 6-7; 1Cor 9:16-19,22-23, Mk 1:29-39 Praying our way into God’s plan for us Jesus Christ, true God and true man, lacks nothing because “all things were created through Him … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Sin, Grace, and the waiting of the Advent Season: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Advent.

  1st Sunday of Advent. December 3, 2017. Is 63:16-17,19; 64:2-7; 1Cor 1:-9; Mk 13:33-37   Sin, Grace, and the waiting of the Advent Season There are many possible reasons why many people participate in the Eucharistic liturgy today but … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Devotion to Our Lady of “no excuses”: A homily for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary time

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. November 19, 2017. Prov 31:10-13, 19-20,30-1; 1Thes 5:1-6; Mt 25:14-30 Devotion to Our Lady of “no excuses” “She brings him good, and not evil, all the days of her life.”  The woman of Proverbs 31 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Loving God and neighbor: Why and How? A homily for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 29, 2017. Ex 22:20-26; 1 Thes 1:5-10; Mt 22:34-40 Loving God and neighbor: Why and how? I can still remember his face and the passionate tone of his voice when he spoke those words … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment