Ephphatha: How are they they hear the Gospel? Homily for Friday of the 5th Week in Ordinary Time, Cycle 1

The example of Saint Francis Homily for the Memorial of Saint Francis

I preached this homily on October 4, 2016, at Saint Edward Church in Nashville, Tennessee. The kids were off on fall break, so I was just preaching to the adults, this time. That’s important since, otherwise, this would have been a homily for Kindergarten through fourth grade. Continue readingThe example of Saint Francis Homily for the Memorial of Saint Francis

God has declared open war – we are the foot soldiers Homily for the Feast of the Archangels

I preached this homily at St. Edward Church in Nashville, Tennessee to the kindergarten through 8th grade (and any other parishioners who happened to be attending daily Mass). Continue readingGod has declared open war – we are the foot soldiers Homily for the Feast of the Archangels

We must put the same effort into our spiritual lives Homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

The Prodigal Son: We must take the first step Homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Cycle C

Even the demons believe that and tremble Homily for Tuesday of the 22nd Week of Ordinary Time

I preached this at the school Mass for St. Edward School in Nashville, TN. I realize this one is a little basic; I was preaching to the kindergarten through 4th grade at the school. Continue readingEven the demons believe that and tremble Homily for Tuesday of the 22nd Week of Ordinary Time