Respond Out of Love

Homily for Monday of the 11th Week in Ordinary Time This Gospel should really challenge us because it calls us to go against what our human instincts tell us. Typically when someone hurts us in some way or hurts someone we love, we tend to want to get revenge. We want to hurt them inContinue reading “Respond Out of Love”

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Homily for the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus As we celebrate the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus this morning, it should be a reminder for us about how we are called to love as disciples and followers of Jesus. Jesus’ heart was a human heart and, because of that, HeContinue reading “Sacred Heart of Jesus”

The Example of Tobiah

Homily for Friday of the 9th Week in Ordinary Time Over the last few days, we have been reading through the Book of Tobit for our first readings. They have been telling the tale of a family who has been on the receiving end of so much suffering and hardship. But more than that, theyContinue reading “The Example of Tobiah”

The Lord Delights in Us

Homily for Friday of the 8th Week in Ordinary Time This morning, I’m going to do something a little different with my homily, something I don’t do often enough…I’m going to preach on the Responsorial Psalm because it’s a message that I think all of us need to be reminded of from time to time.Continue reading “The Lord Delights in Us”

“Do You Love Me?”

Homily for Friday of the 7th Week of Easter In the Gospel that we’ve just heard, Jesus is appearing to seven of his disciples after the Resurrection on the Sea of Tiberius. In the midst of that appearance, Jesus has this intimate encounter with Peter. There is a great significance to this moment. Notice thatContinue reading ““Do You Love Me?””