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.
I’d like to propose to you a specific prayer in the Church’s treasury: the prayer we call the Rosary.
In our Catholic understanding, the Lord comes to us in three different ways. Christ Jesus, the Son of God, the Lord has come to us in history, He comes to us in mystery, and He comes to us in majesty. There’s the three advents – the three arrivals – of our Lord that we contemplate during this beautiful season of Advent.