Aug. 27th, Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Introduction Jesus was given all authority in heaven and on earth when God raised him up. Before his ascension He passed that authority to the church; “whatever you bind on earth shall be considered bound in heaven”. He gave the keys of the kingdom to Peter the first Pope. Lets confess any ways we disrespect … [Read more…]

Aug. 20th Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Introduction They say if you put a number of people of people in a room before long they’ll form into conflicting groups. Tribal division is deeply rooted in us and, despite the veneer of progress, its as prevalent today. Christ asks us to try to redeem that, by being peacemakers and loving our enemies. In … [Read more…]

Aug. 15th Saturday, The Assumption of Mary

Introduction The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary body and soul into heaven, was the only doctrine of the church proclaimed not by churchmen but the unanimous voice of the faithful, vox populi. For its so important; confirming Christ’s resurrection and prefiguring our resurrection body and soul on the last day. So lets confess any … [Read more…]

Aug. 13th Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Introduction Trust in God is the essence of faith. Christ says in our gospel “do not be afraid, I am with you”. It was also the motto of John Paul II and look where it led him. Lets confess any ways we may have failed to trust in Our Lord.. Homily “I feel just awful, … [Read more…]

August 6th The Transfiguration of the Lord A

Introduction “Vanity of vanities all is vanity”. Our first reading says undue toil for this world’s goods is foolishness. Paul also says that our thoughts should be on heavenly things. And Christ in the gospel says accumulated wealth will be of no use when our soul is required of us. Lets confess any sins of … [Read more…]