Homily for the Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2014

How do we respond to invitations? Are we eager to share in another’s joy? Or do we find excuses to avoid participating with full hearts in the Wedding of the … Continue Reading →


Homily for the Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2014

As Master of the vineyard, God is entitled to all the fruits that our lives produce. This might sound threatening, if we do not also understand the Father’s patience and … Continue Reading →


Homily for the Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2014

Monastic spirituality is a spirituality of the heart, and this requires ongoing conversion. Today’s gospel speaks to the dynamics of this ‘turning toward’ the Father. Podcast: Play in new window … Continue Reading →


Homily for the Triumph of the Holy Cross, 2014

“When I am lifted up from the earth, I will draw all to myself.” Our Lord indeed, by His example of love, draws forth from us meaning and purpose in … Continue Reading →


Homily for the Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

The two-fold commandment: love of God and love of neighbor, opens up a new Christian perspective on morality. Podcast: Play in new window | Download


Homily for the Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

We are told to ‘count our blessings’. How many of us count our crosses? Podcast: Play in new window | Download


Homily for the Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

“Who do you say that I am?” Jesus asks each of us this urgent question today. What are the stakes involved in answering? Podcast: Play in new window | Download


Homily for the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

How does this Sunday’s gospel, from the eighteenth Chapter of Matthew, help to illuminate the different aspects of faith? Podcast: Play in new window | Download


Homily for the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

When Peter’s faith falters, Jesus rescues Him from drowning. Undoubtedly, this is a sign of Christ’s loving presence to us in whatever difficulties we find. Yet, there is a deeper … Continue Reading →


Homily for the Feast of the Transfiguration

“Rise, and do not be afraid,” Jesus tells His disciples after they witness Him transfigured in glory. Until the full unveiling of the Paschal Mystery, manifestations of the divine dramatically … Continue Reading →