Homily for the Memorial of St. Ambrose Over the last few days now, I’ve really been reflecting on this idea of friendship – but not just any type friendship, I’m talking about holy friendships. We all have those people in our lives who care so deeply for us that we almost become family to them.Continue reading “Holy Friendship”
Category Archives: Advent
Prepare the Way
Homily for the Second Sunday of Advent Earlier this week, I was putting up some Christmas decorations at the rectory and I had a memory come to mind from when I was a kid. Every year my mother would setup our Nativity scene on December 8th but she would always leave baby Jesus in theContinue reading “Prepare the Way”
The Chosen Daughter of Israel
Homily for the Night of Merciful Love, December 2020 at Holy Name of Jesus. Votive Mass for the Blessed Virgin Mary, Chosen Daughter of Israel. As I mentioned at the beginning of Mass, tonight I have chosen to celebrate a Votive Mass for the Blessed Virgin Mary, Chosen Daughter of Israel. It is one ofContinue reading “The Chosen Daughter of Israel”
Is Jesus Our Foundation?
Homily for the Memorial of St. Francis Xavier I really truly believe that today’s Gospel is a perfect one to reflect on at the beginning of the Advent season. It challenges us with the question: what (or rather, who) is at the foundation of our faith? Is Jesus the rock whom we have built ourContinue reading “Is Jesus Our Foundation?”