Yielding a Harvest through Generosity

Homily for Mass with the Holy Name of Jesus Life Teen Core Team on Saturday of the 24th Week in Ordinary Time This morning, I would like to dive more deeply into one line from our Gospel. It was also the verse for the Gospel Canticle. It says this: “Blessed are they who have keptContinue reading “Yielding a Harvest through Generosity”

Jesus Wants Us to Rock the Boat

Homily for Friday of the 24th Week in Ordinary Time Over the last few days now, the readings at Mass have been challenging us by inviting us to go deeper into the mission that has been entrusted to us as disciples of Jesus. For all of us, that mission is to go out and proclaimContinue reading “Jesus Wants Us to Rock the Boat”

Unworthy and Still Called

Homily for Thursday of the 24th Week in Ordinary Time The other day, I was talking to someone about being a priest and they were asking me about what led me to enter seminary. I began sharing with them my vocation story, about growing up in the Church, being involved in various parish ministries, etc.Continue reading “Unworthy and Still Called”

Disciples of Mercy: Forgiveness

Homily for the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Introduction – Over the next couple of weeks, all of us will be invited to consider how we are called to be Disciples of Mercy. Each of us, as baptized Christians, are invited to follow Jesus and imitate our lives based on his own example.Continue reading “Disciples of Mercy: Forgiveness”