Category: Four Last Things

The Transfiguration of Our Lord

Today the Church celebrates the Feast of the Transfiguration, which is described in the Synoptics.

Easter Sunday 2018

Today we reflect on the glorious resurrection of our Lord and savior Jesus Christ. Christ has risen!

Is there a hell?

There has been a lot of discussion in the media today. What does the Church teach? Yes, there is a hell. Otherwise, the death of Jesus Christ on the cross would have been pointless. Living a moral life would be pointless. Here are some… Continue Reading “Is there a hell?”

Palm Sunday

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Our Mother the Church instructs her ministers that after the reading of the Passion narrative, “a brief homily, if appropriate, should take place”(22). There is one thing that strikes me about this profound Gospel passage: Saint Peter followed him at… Continue Reading “Palm Sunday”

Christ the King

In 1925 two men sat down to write documents that would have powerful effects on the world. One man would dictate his thoughts about humanity from a prison cell, which would be titled “my struggle” or, in German “Mein Kampf”. In this book the… Continue Reading “Christ the King”

The Wedding Feast

This is my homily for Thursday, week 20 of Ordinary Time. Gospel: Matthew 22:1-14 Imagine if you received an invitation like the one in the gospel. An invitation of enjoying time away from the daily grind, a chance to visit with many people of… Continue Reading “The Wedding Feast”