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 reading “Even the demons believe that and tremble Homily for Tuesday of the 22nd Week of Ordinary Time“
I preached this homily at St. Edward Parish in Nashville, TN, on August 13, 2016 (it was the Saturday evening Mass).
This homily was originally preached at St. Edward Catholic Church in Nashville, Tennessee on July 17, 2016.
This homily was originally preached at St. Edward Catholic Church in Nashville, Tennessee, on June 30, 2016.
Jesus came to Capernaum and healed a paralyzed man. There were two steps to this healing. First, he healed the man’s soul then his body. We must seek first for the Lord to heal us from the paralysis, the slavery, of sin.
What does it mean to not throw our pearls before swine? Is Jesus contradicting the great commission, or does he mean something else.
This homily was delivered at St. Edward Church in Nashville, Tennessee on June 21, 2016.
I delivered this homily at the 5pm Mass on Saturday June 18, 2016 at St. Edward Church in Nashville, TN. Continue reading “Who is this man? Homily for the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, cycle C“
I preached this homily on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at St. Edward Church in Nashville, Tennessee. The Gospel of the day was Matthew 5:43-48. For this homily, I focused in on what it means to follow Jesus’ command to “Be perfect.”
* Sorry this one is a little out of order. I was not able to get around to preparing the audio files before the next Mass for which I had the homily.
I preached this homily on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at St. Edward Church in Nashville, TN. Continue reading “Pater Noster Homily for Thursday of the eleventh week of ordinary time“
I preached this homily on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at St. Edward Parish in Nashville, Tennessee. In the Gospel for today (Mark 12:28-34), Jesus is asked which commandment is the greatest. He answers with two commandments: love God and love your neighbor. So this raises the question, what does it mean to fulfill that commandment Jesus identifies as the greatest. I reflect on that question in today’s homily.
I preached this homily at Notre Dame Seminary on May 3, 2016.
“Lord, show us the Father, and we will be satisfied” (Jn 14:8).
A few chapters earlier, some Greeks said to Philip, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus” (Jn 12:21). Continue reading “Show us the Father Homily for the Feast of Saints Philip and James“