“Do You Love Me?”

Homily for Friday of the 7th Week of Easter In the Gospel that we’ve just heard, Jesus is appearing to seven of his disciples after the Resurrection on the Sea of Tiberius. In the midst of that appearance, Jesus has this intimate encounter with Peter. There is a great significance to this moment. Notice thatContinue reading ““Do You Love Me?””

Ascension of the Lord

Homily for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord I have always been fascinated by this account of the Ascension of Jesus found in the Acts of the Apostles. This must have been an interesting sight. Jesus had just ascended into heaven and the disciples are left standing there looking up at the sky,Continue reading “Ascension of the Lord”

Unbelieving Thomas

Homily for the Second Sunday of Easter, Divine Mercy Sunday In the eyes of many, Thomas might be considered a failure. Think about it…here is a man who walked with Jesus and listened to his words for nearly three years. After the Risen Christ appeared to the other apostles, Thomas heard them say: “We haveContinue reading “Unbelieving Thomas”