Here’s my homily from this morning. Children know right from wrong because their parents have taught them, just like Moses taught the 10 Commandments. Because children are our future, it is so essential, as Moses said, to pass on the Commandments and faith to your children and grandchildren.
A renewed welcome to all here at St. Patrick’s Cathedral for Sunday Mass.
Mayor de Blasio, you are always welcome here. I admire you for joining a number of congregations this Sunday morning as our nation finds itself afraid, worried, frustrated and fatigued over senseless violence against God’s children.
Every Sunday we bring our praise and thanks, our needs and our petitions, our sorrow for sin, and, yes, our anxieties and concern to God our Father through and with His Son Jesus, on the cross.
This Sunday morning, our fears and worries for the country we so love, the country whose birthday…