Homily for the Easter Vigil

Gregory of Nyssa was one of the more prominent of the church Fathers to understand the Cross and Incarnation as a kind of a ‘lure’ to bait Death into the … Continue Reading →


Homily for Good Friday, 2014

Good Friday presents us with God’s sacrificial love, a model for all who would seek to know him. Podcast: Play in new window | Download


Homily for Holy Thursday

The liturgy of Holy Thursday begins the Triduum with the Eucharist.  The Eucharist is also the culmination of the Easter Vigil.  This ‘framing’ of the Triduum teaches us something about … Continue Reading →


Homily for the Fourth Sunday of Lent

Laetare Sunday indicates that we are just over halfway through the season of Lent.  How should we see the second half of Lent, and how should we be disposing ourselves … Continue Reading →


Homily for the Third Sunday of Lent

The Father desires worship in Spirit and in Truth.  How do we carry this out? Podcast: Play in new window | Download


Homily for the First Sunday of Lent

We all experience temptation.  How does our Lord’s resistance to temptation in the desert help us to understand the remedy to sin? Podcast: Play in new window | Download


Homily for the 2nd Sunday in Lent

The Church presents us with the Transfiguration each year on the Second Sunday of Lent.  How does it help us to prepare for the rest of the season? Podcast: Play … Continue Reading →


Thou shalt not

“I never thought of walking on the grass until I saw a sign saying ‘Keep off the grass.’ Then I would stomp all over it.” –Saul Alinsky “Apart from the … Continue Reading →


Homily for the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2014

How do Christians become ‘light of the world’? Podcast: Play in new window | Download


Homily for the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2014

Christians are called to be holy.  This Sunday’s gospel clarifies how we are to understand that call. Podcast: Play in new window | Download