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…]

Sept 25th Twenty-sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Introduction This Sunday continues the theme of materialism and greed as the enemies of godliness. Amos condemns the lavish sprawlers who are indifferent to the poor, and Christ’s tale of Dives and Lazarus has the same message. Lets confess ways we too ignore the poor.. Homily “You can’t serve God and money”. We’ve an example … [Read more…]