Father’s Homilies

  • Homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent

    This is the last Sunday of Lent. I am not sure how it went so fast! Whatever the reason, we find ourselves in the same situation we were when Lent […]

  • Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Lent

    Lent has often been seen as a time of renewal for us in Body and Spirit and in the world. After a long and dark winter things begin to grow […]

  • Homily for the Second Sunday of Lent

    As we approach the second Sunday of Lent we do so with some caution, some reserve, some intimidation and perhaps a bit of ignorance. Today, we learn about this event, […]

  • Homily for the First Sunday of Lent

    Our Old Friend The first thing I noticed when I read the story of creation in Genesis today was that there was a large portion missing from the text we […]

  • Homily for the Seventh Sunday OT

    After John had been arrested and Jesus called the first apostles to follow him, he gathers everyone together to teach them about a new way of life. A rabbi, gathering […]

  • Homily for the Sixth Sunday OT

    If any of you remember the movie Men in Black, there is an important scene at the beginning of the movie. Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) and Agent J (Will […]

  • Homily for the Fourth Sunday OT

    You might say “here he goes again” when I talk about the behavior of the Chosen People in the times of Zephaniah the Prophet;  You might say “here he goes […]

  • Homily for the Third Sunday OT

    The local weatherman said a few days ago that our days are getting longer by about two minutes a day. You can tell that when you get up in the […]

  • Homily for the Second Sunday OT

    Last week we celebrated the Epiphany, and normally this Sunday we would celebrate the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. But because Christmas and the Feast of Mary the […]

  • Homily for The Octave Day of Christmas, Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Mother of God

    This morning (Saturday, December 21, 2022) Bishop Peter sent out a message to the priests of the diocese that Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI has gone to His Eternal Reward. The […]