June 11, 2017 Trinity Homily

The Blessed Trinity is the central mystery and doctrine of the Christian Faith. In fact, it is more than a doctrine, which simply means teaching or belief; it is a dogma, a truth revealed by God, which must be believed by the faithful if they are to consider themselves Christian...

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June 4, 2017-Pentecost Homily

The Book of Acts describes the events of Pentecost and proclaims the birth of the Church and the mission of the apostles. The second reading, from Saint Paul’s letter, reminds us that our Christian life is centered around the Lord, who sent the Holy Spirit to guide the life of...

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May 28, 2017-Ascension of the Lord Homily

Final moments with Jesus, Ascension, departure, a new presence, at the Father’s right hand, glorified. This Sunday we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord into heaven. In the Creed we confess our faith in Christ who “ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of the Father”. But...

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May 21, 2017- Sixth Sunday of Easter Homily

    Jesus is saying goodbye to his disciples in today’s Gospel. He sees them sad and upset, because soon they won’t have him with them – and who can fill that void? Until now he has been the one who took care of them, defended them from the Scribes...

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Homily for the Feast of Divine Mercy

Divine Mercy Sunday Homily. Today I want to introduce you to the Feast of Divine Mercy, and will try to give you a little introduction what the whole message on Divine Mercy is about. Private revelations and apparitions which have been authenticated by the Church have added greatly to the...

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Easter Sunday Homily

The first paragraph of John’s Gospel account (20:1-9) reads a little like a police report about the discovery of a stolen body; it is concise, clear, and dispassionate. The second paragraph is curious too. It has a distinctly ‘forensic’ tone, almost like a detective entering the undisturbed crime scene and...

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Homily for the Epiphany of the Lord

Today’s feast of the Epiphany celebrates more than the visit of the Magi; it is the manifestation of God to all.  To know and to encounter Jesus Christ is to know God personally.  In the encounter of the wise men with Jesus we see the plan of God to give...

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