Nov. 27th First Sunday of Advent A

Introduction: We start a new Church year by preparing for Christ’s nativity. Isaiah anticipates His birth in the first reading and the Gospel tells us to be ready when He comes. Lets light the candle on the wreath to begin this readying time. And before our first advent mass, lets confess any sins that block … [Read more…]

Nov. 20th Christ the King C

Introduction We call Jesus Lord because at his resurrection God gave him all power in heaven and earth; he must be king, scripture says until he puts all things under his feet. But our gospel reminds us that Christ is not a worldly king lording it over people but a king of love on the … [Read more…]

Nov 1st (Tues.) All Saints

Introduction Today we remember not only the canonized saints but all the ordinary saints we have all known. It is a reminder to us that our central Christian call is to be holy as our heavenly Father is holy. Lets confess any ways we fail in this witness.. Homily This time of year, as the … [Read more…]

Oct 23rd Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time C

Introduction Our Scripture praised the humble tax collector’s confession of sin as against the proud self-righteousness of the Pharisee. Lets confess any refusal to humbly acknowledge our sins.. Homily Why does God hate sin? The answer is because he loves us and knows it is bad for us; the commandments were given to the Jews … [Read more…]

Oct 2nd Twenty-seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time

Introduction “The upright man will live by faith”, the prophet says to us today. And the apostles ask Christ to increase their faith. Lets confess ways in which our faith commitment is weak at times.. Homily “Increase our faith”. This prayer should be constantly on our lips today when many abandoning faith, are rudderless amid … [Read more…]