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Homily for Mike and Ellie’s wedding

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 at 4:04 pm

Homily from Mike and Ellie’s wedding.


Who are the three most important people at any wedding?



Father Brian’s Mass of Thanksgiving

Posted by on Jun 4, 2017 at 12:24 am

Gratitude causes our trust in God as good and provident Father to increase. This increased trust leads us to boldly beg our Father for MORE graces and blessings. Let us pray in gratitude for Father Brian’s priesthood and for him to be the priest his people need.

Readings taken from the Vigil of Pentecost in the Extraordinary form of the Roman Missal.



Ascension 2017 Homily

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017 at 7:39 pm

Three points about the Ascension of our Blessed Lord. One application to the week’s news of the terror attacks in Manchester, England.


Readings taken from Ascension of our Lord.



Homily for May 21, 2017

Posted by on May 23, 2017 at 9:56 pm

100 years ago, Our Lady appeared in Fatima, Portugal. She warned of the “errors of Russia” and gave us a tool to combat them: prayer and penance. We need the Holy Spirit to be taught by God how to pray and sacrifice.

Readings taken from 6th Sunday of Easter.



Homily for May 14, 2017

Posted by on May 19, 2017 at 7:49 pm

You get a mission; and you get a mission; and you get a mission; everybody gets a mission!



Readings taken from 4th Sunday of Easter.



Homily for May 7, 2017

Posted by on May 8, 2017 at 6:50 pm

How often do you pray for your priests? How often do you pray for more priests?



Readings for the 4th Sunday of Easter, Year A.



Homily for April 30, 2017

Posted by on at 6:48 pm

Where is THAT in the Bible?

Using readings for the 3rd Sunday of Easter, Year A.



2nd Sunday of Easter 2017

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 at 7:24 pm

When love encounters misery, its response is mercy.


Taken from Sunday readings for April 23, 2017.



Holy Thursday 2017 Homily

Posted by on Apr 17, 2017 at 5:31 pm

Homily for the Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper.

What is the meaning of Jesus’ washing of the disciples feet? How can understanding the feet washing in light of the Old Testament give us greater confidence in the Holy Eucharist?



Homily from 1/29/2017

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 at 2:03 pm

In America, our Christian faith has a tendency to be a “binary” experience. We think of ourselves as: Christian or nonChristian, saved or not saved, and even Catholic or nonCatholic. Yet being Catholic or Christian or Saved is not enough. The Gospel of the Beatitudes demolishes this myth so that we can embrace Jesus’ true teaching: we are to become like unto him. At the end of my life will people say: “He was a Catholic.” and will I think that is good enough? Or will they say: “He sought to be poor in spirit, meek, pure of heart, and …”



4th Sunday of Ordinary Time was the source of the readings for this weekend.


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