Sunday Homilies

Categories

Twenty-Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time

It seems that whenever this Gospel is discussed the question of fairness becomes the focal point. Was it fair that those who worked the shortest

Read More »

24th Sunday of Ordinary Time

The great sage Jesus ben Sirach advises us today regarding the common trap of anger.  Inspired by the Holy Spirit, he writes: “Wrath and anger are

Read More »

Twenty First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Saint Paul’s Letter to the Romans is one that is filled with rich teachings and images as is the portion we hear today.  While describing

Read More »

20th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Today’s scripture readings present a united theme across the board: the good news that God’s salvation is available to all who put faith in him, regardless

Read More »

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The Solemnity of the Assumption is a celebration  in which we profess that Mary was assumed body and soul to heaven.   This was a belief

Read More »

14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

On Independence Day Americans remember our founding as a nation when the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Second Continental Congress on July 4,

Read More »

Twelfth Sunday of Ordinary Time

In today’s first reading the prophet Jeremiah finds himself denounced and pursued on every side, though he does not lose heart, saying: “the Lord is

Read More »

Seventh Sunday Of Easter

Today’s scriptures reflect on the experience of the disciples following the Ascension; Saint Luke reports the Ascension of Jesus twice, once at the end of

Read More »