Fathers Corner

  • Homily for the Thirty-Fourth Sunday OT

    One of the hardest questions we all have asked ourselves has to do with the existence of evil. “If God is so all loving and good, why is it that […]

  • Homily for the Thirty-Third Sunday OT

    “Are we there yet?” I am sure that most parents and most children have heard the phrase “Are we there yet?” It is an amusing question young children ask as […]

  • Homily for the Thirty-Second Sunday OT

    One of the rules we had in our house growing up, was that you had to eat all the food on your plate before you could be excused. For those […]

  • Homily for the Thirty-First Sunday OT

    The Key to His Heart I read once that when Zacchaeus heard that Jesus was going to enter the town of Jericho, he closed the drawers of his desk and […]

  • Bulletin 10/30/22

    All Saints and Souls This coming week we celebrate two very special days in our Church Calendar: All Saints and All Souls. These Holy Days have been with us from […]

  • Homily for the Thirtieth Sunday OT

    The Gospel of Luke and the “great reversal.” Over the last several months, as we have listened to the Gospel of Luke, we have talked about Luke’s love for what […]

  • Homily for the Twenty-Ninth Sunday OT

    If you have ever been to Mt. Angel or another monastery for a retreat or a visit you have probably heard “the bells” ring at certain hours of the day. […]

  • Homily for the Twenty-Seventh Sunday OT

    When the Apostles say “Increase our faith” Jesus probably let out a huge sigh. “Now what do they want? Haven’t you seen what we have been doing?” “Increase our faith.” […]

  • Homily for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday OT

    If you can handle one more “When I was a kid” story, I thank you for your indulgence. But, “when I was a kid,” every spring we would go to […]

  • Bulletin Column 9/25/22

    Dear Friends and Parishioners,Friendships are very important. And all the priests were reminded of that at our AnnualPriest Retreat in Boise on September 12–15, 2022. The theme was Friendship with […]