Here’s my homily from this morning. Keep your eyes fixed upon the cross of Christ – what a timeless bit of console. In today’s Gospel, Jesus refers to when He will be lifted up on the cross as the Savior of the world.
Here’s my homily from this morning. In this morning’s Gospel, Jesus is speaking about the utter horror of sin. It would be better for us to lose an eye or a hand — to lose our life in this earth then to lose it forever in the next.
Here’s my homily from this morning. Many times we ask ourselves, “Where can we find Jesus?” We know we can find Him at Mass. But wherever there’s goodness, love, peace, and light– He’s there. We can find Him where we find His works and values being lived.
Have you ever noticed how many different titles we give to Jesus? We call Him the Good Shepherd, Our Savior, Our Redeemer, the Lamb of God, Christ Our King, the Word of God, the Prince of Peace, the Word Made Flesh, Divine Teacher, Divine Physician. Today Saint Paul gives Jesus yet another title that we don’t use very often.
Here’s my homily from this morning. Have you ever noticed how much of the Bible is filled with excuses not to follow Jesus? I often wonder if those inspired writers of the Gospels put those excuses in there because we make so many.
Here’s my homily from this morning. Just like St. Patrick’s Cathedral is built on a rock, so must our faith be. If our lives are built on anything else other than the rock of faith in our Lord, sooner or later we will be shaken.
Here is my homily from November 20, 2018. As St. John the Evangelist says – we must open the door for Jesus. He is waiting for us to let him in.
Never have I received such a positive response to an article I have written like I did to my “To Whom Shall I go?” column in the Catholic New York of September 13, 2018.
That rather short and simple piece suggested that every parish in the archdiocese offer the traditional Prayer to St. Michael the Archangel after each Mass during the nine days (a novena) leading to the Feast of the Archangels on September 29. My request was based on the exhortation from Pope Francis that we bluntly acknowledge the powers of darkness, personified in Satan, so mighty and…
Here is my homily for the Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 6, 2018. Today we reflect upon four ways to deepen our friendship with Jesus: prayer, Mass, the Church, and serving those in need.