Homily for the 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time. I am sorry that it has been a long time since I have posted! I have been keeping fairly busy, but in getting back to posting hopefully this will give me a good impetus to better… Continue Reading “The calm in the storm”
In the first reading we hear the prophet Habakkuk (1:2-3; 2:2-4) complaining to the Lord. He is experiencing a real trial and wonders why God does not answer his prayers. Even when it seems evil is triumphing, God will be triumphant in the end.… Continue Reading “Unanswered prayer?”
Last week I wrote about the morning offering and the heroic minute. Here are some more considerations about the morning offering: The morning offering is a really great opportunity to do a little spiritual preparation before the battle of the day. Our first and… Continue Reading “Morning Offering Part II”
Why should Catholics love the Blessed Mother? Here are some good reasons and ways to live this devotion!
I know you’re about to judge me: “should I listen to Father or should I read the bulletin?” We are constantly making judgments. Recently when I was returning the Pro Life march somebody pointed out to me that we now have a new state… Continue Reading “Don’t judge me!”
[There is a lot to post about these days with some great feast days approaching!] I recently looked up the weight of a mill stone, because our Lord tells us “Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it… Continue Reading “Scandal, Sanctity, Saint Therese”
Recently I preached on the scandals that have caused searing pain in the Church. Not many people in the parish had spoken to me directly about the scandal, which worried me, because I knew that people were simmering. I asked around a bit and… Continue Reading “Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary time”