Jesus speaks of joy in this morning’s Gospel and He tells us how to get it. If you keep His commandments and remain in His love, you’ll have joy. Here’s my homily from this morning:
Here’s my homily from this morning’s Mass. Jesus is the vine and we are the branches. You and I have to undergo pruning, as we hear in today’s Gospel. It may hurt or be difficult, but Jesus does that so we may blossom more fully in unity with Him.
How often do we pray for peace? We often think of peace with one another or within ourselves, but first we must be at peace with God. If we are not at peace with God, we can’t be at peace with others or ourselves. You can watch this morning’s homily here:
Today we celebrated our Archdiocese of New York Catholic High School Seniors Mass. It gives us a chance to congratulate our graduating seniors. We are grateful to God for the gift they are to His Church and for the gift that is our Catholic schools. Watch my homily here:
Prompted by the Gospel, let’s contemplate the shepherd and the sheep, and perhaps the most tender title of Jesus: the Good Shepherd. You can watch my homily from this morning’s Mass here:
Here’s my homily from this morning’s Mass. Jesus is the answer to the question posed by every human life. We see that in our first reading this morning. Jesus is the fulfilment of all the dreams of the human heart. You can watch my homily here.
Here’s my homily from this morning’s Mass. Every thoughtful believer has to contend with two seemingly contradictory truths. God is absolutely beyond us, but God is also closer to us than we are to ourselves. You can watch it here.
Here’s my homily from this morning’s Mass. The Apostles asked Jesus what work they have to do to gain salvation. Jesus said what’s needed is faith. Faith is more important than works. We do good works because of faith, not instead of it.