Presentation of Mary

Homily for the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Today we celebrate the feast of the Presentation of Mary, when Mary was presented in the Temple by her parents, Joachim and Anne. It is one of those extra-biblical events that the Church remembers each year to honor the life of the BlessedContinue reading “Presentation of Mary”

Faithful Until Death

Homily for the Memorial of St. Andrew Dung-Lac and Companions Again this morning, our readings are calling attention to the end times, reminding us of the fragility of life and the uncertainty about when the Lord is going to call us to return to Himself. This last week of the liturgical year is always anContinue reading “Faithful Until Death”

Quality Over Quantity

Homily for Monday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time In our gospel today, Jesus is challenging us to think about quality over quantity. He uses the story about the widow putting money in the treasury to prove his point. How did Jesus know how much the widow put in the treasury? If you aren’tContinue reading “Quality Over Quantity”