Humility in the Beatitudes

Homily for the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time When we think of the word humility, what is the first thought that comes to mind? We probably think it is something self-deprecating. Often times, we think in order to be humble that we have to hold not only a low opinion of ourselves, but usually aContinue reading “Humility in the Beatitudes”

Examples of Faith

Homily for Tuesday of the 4th Week in Ordinary Time In our Gospel today, we have two examples of individuals who approach Jesus to bring about healing in their lives. They know who Jesus is; they have seen all that He has done, or, in the very least, heard about Him. They have come toContinue reading “Examples of Faith”

Knowing Jesus vs. Believing in Jesus

Homily for the Memorial of St. John Bosco Throughout the Gospel of Mark, there are only a select few who recognize that Jesus is the Son of God. In the passage that we hear today, we are introduced to one surprising group that knew Jesus’ true identity: the demons. Because of that, they were compelledContinue reading “Knowing Jesus vs. Believing in Jesus”