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1st Sunday of Advent 2018

Posted by on Dec 4, 2018 at 5:10 pm

Advent spiritually prepares us for the coming of the Christ. What does that mean?


Readings from the 1st Sunday of Advent.



All Saints Day 2018

Posted by on Nov 2, 2018 at 9:58 pm

As Catholics we all know about Saints, but do we really know what a saint is? How do we relate to them?




Homily 10/28/2018

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018 at 3:04 pm

The blind man, Bartimaeus, shows us how to follow Jesus.



Readings from the 30th Sunday in Ordinary time, Year B.



Homily 10/14/2018

Posted by on Oct 16, 2018 at 3:23 pm


When things don’t go according to our plan, then they can start going according to the Father’s plan. We call this “Providence.” Three steps to trusting more in the Father’s plan in your daily life.



Readings taken from the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time.



Sunday Homily 10/7/2018

Posted by on Oct 10, 2018 at 12:34 am

Jesus is not ashamed to call us brothers. He shares in our sufferings and he comes precisely where he is most needed- even if he is not wanted.

Readings taken from the Sunday, 10/7/2018.



Homily from 9/30/2018

Posted by on Oct 2, 2018 at 9:24 pm


Took me three times to get this homily how I wanted it in my head and in my prayers. How do we understand these dire warnings of Jesus?


Readings taken from the 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time.

This homily from my 6:30pm Mass at Pius XII Newman Center.



Sunday Homily 9/23/2018

Posted by on Sep 27, 2018 at 8:39 pm

What do we do with the failures of our lives? Our sins, sufferings, and mistakes all must be dealt with or they will haunt us. We must bring them to the wisdom of the Cross.



Homily preached on Sunday, 9/23/2018, from the readings for that Sunday. This homily was from 6:30pm Mass.



Every Sinner has a future…

Posted by on Sep 21, 2018 at 3:45 am

My homily from Newman Night, 9/20/2018

I reference Brant Pitre’s great book, “The Case for Jesus,” buy it, read it.



Homily for St. Paul’s 9/16/2018

Posted by on Sep 19, 2018 at 7:11 pm

We all have a mental image of who Jesus. Does your Jesus speak to you in the way he spoke to St. Peter in today’s Gospel?



Homily given at my country parish, St. Paul’s in White, SD.

Readings from 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time.



Homily 9/16/2018

Posted by on at 6:52 pm

***In this homily I wonder if the so called, “Sex Ed Bootcamp” was Title IX training on campus, I’ve learned that, thankfully, it was not.***

What does the “Sex Ed” mentality miss? If we want to see God, in our decisions, our trials, and our dreams, what do we need to do?

Readings from the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time.


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