Which Path Will We Choose?

Homily for the Memorial of St. Andrew Kim Tae-gōn and Companions One of the most important aspects of Christian discipleship is striving to follow the will of God in all that we do. Yet, that isn’t always the easiest thing to accomplish. I think so many of us struggle to hear the voice of theContinue reading “Which Path Will We Choose?”

Let Our Lights Shine

Homily for Monday of the 25th Week in Ordinary Time The Gospel that we hear this morning happens to be one of my favorite passages in Sacred Scripture. It’s a reminder to us, as Christians, of how we are called to be lights in the midst of a world caught in darkness. As disciples ofContinue reading “Let Our Lights Shine”

St. Vincent de Paul

Homily for the Memorial of St. Vincent de Paul. Mass for the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church, Indialantic. If there ever was a saint who embodied this Gospel passage today from Matthew, it was St. Vincent de Paul. St. Vincent understood the compassion and mercy that the LordContinue reading “St. Vincent de Paul”

Who Do You Say That I Am?

Homily for Friday of the 25th Week in Ordinary Time Over the last couple of days now, we have been reading through Luke 9. Throughout that chapter so far, the author of Luke has been revealing to us more about Jesus. You might recall, on Wednesday the Lord gave his disciples the mission to goContinue reading “Who Do You Say That I Am?”

Disciples of Mercy: Generosity

Homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Welcome and Introduction – Tonight we have the second part of our homily series, which began last weekend, on being Disciples of Mercy. For those of you who were here this past Sunday, the first part of the series focused on the responsibility that the Lord hasContinue reading “Disciples of Mercy: Generosity”