Watchful. Hopeful.

Homily for the 1st Sunday of Advent Throughout history, there have been countless times when people have said that the end of the world would happen. Despite these various predictions, all of us are still here. The world has not ended and Jesus has not yet returned. While many of these predictions have seemed likeContinue reading “Watchful. Hopeful.”

Spiritual Friendship

Homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time The other day, I was scrolling through Instagram in between two of my appointments when I came across this post from one of the Catholic accounts I follow. It posed an interesting question: “Have you ever noticed how saints often times come in pairs?” That intrigued meContinue reading “Spiritual Friendship”

Spiritual Retirement Plan

Homily for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time During my last couple of years of college, as I was preparing for graduation and getting ready to enter the workforce, I remember having multiple conversations with my parents about setting myself up for success for retirement. My parents were trying to drive home the message ofContinue reading “Spiritual Retirement Plan”

Our Christian Mission

Homily for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time | Introduction Homily to Holy Family For the last couple of weeks now, the readings at our Sunday liturgies have been inviting us to reflect on the idea of Christian mission. The mission of every follower of Jesus is to go out into the world and proclaimContinue reading “Our Christian Mission”

Hesitant Discipleship

Homily for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Farewell Homily for HNJ In the Rite of Baptism, in the prayer that accompanies the anointing with the Sacred Chrism, we are reminded that we become like Christ in a particular way through that sacrament. Through it, we are called to embrace the threefold mission ofContinue reading “Hesitant Discipleship”

Go Out. Proclaim the Gospel.

Homily for the Solemnity of the Ascension Traditionally, the Feast of the Ascension takes place forty days after Easter. But, out of convenience for the faithful, the Bishops of the United States (except in a few locations) have moved the feast to the following Sunday, which is why we celebrate it this weekend. The AscensionContinue reading “Go Out. Proclaim the Gospel.”

The Voices We Listen To

Homily for the 4th Sunday of Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday First of all, I want to take this opportunity to, once again, wish all of our mothers, grandmothers, and spiritual mothers a very happy Mother’s Day. Thank you for always caring for us and supporting us in all that we do. I hope that thisContinue reading “The Voices We Listen To”