St. Andrew, Apostle

Homily Readings “After Andrew had stayed with Jesus and had learned much from him, he did not keep this treasure to himself, but hastened to share it with his brother. Notice what Andrew said to him: We have found the Messiah, … Continue reading

Wednesday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings “When a farmer prepares to till the soil he must put on clothing and use tools that are suitable. So Christ, our heavenly king, came to till the soil of mankind devastated by sin. He assumed a body … Continue reading

Tuesday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings “It would suffice to say, indeed, that there is not a soul that can at all procure salvation, except it believe whilst it is in the flesh, so true is it that the flesh is the very condition … Continue reading

Monday of the 34th Week in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings “The Lord says: Unless your justice exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter into the kingdom of heaven. How indeed can justice exceed, unless compassion rises above judgment? What is as right or as worthy as a creature, … Continue reading

Solemnity of Christ the King

    Readings The weekly Bulletin and the bulletin article are available. You can listen to the Gospel and Sunday homily here. The bulletin article follows: Last week, I shared a bit of the catechism in this space, talking about the richness of the sacrament … Continue reading

Saint Andrew Dung-Lac, Priest, and Companions, Martyrs

Homily Readings “I, Paul, in chains for the name of Christ, wish to relate to you the trials besetting me daily, in order that you may be inflamed with love for God and join with me in his praises, for his … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Day

Homily Readings A Thanksgiving Prayer O Lord our God, who supplies us with countless blessings, lift up our hearts in gratitude and thanksgiving. Help us to remember the gifts we seldom notice, the abundance we take for granted, the rich … Continue reading

St. Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr

Homily Reading “Science and technology have helped us further the boundaries of knowledge of nature and, in particular, of the human being. But they alone are not enough to provide all the answers. Today, we increasingly realize that it is … Continue reading

Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Homily Readings “Stretching out his hand over his disciples, the Lord Christ declared: Here are my mother and my brothers; anyone who does the will of my Father who sent me is my brother and my sister and my mother. I would … Continue reading

Monday of the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Homily Readings “In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye as the final trumpet sounds, for the trumpet shall indeed sound, the dead shall rise incorruptible and we shall be changed. In saying “we,” Paul is indicating that the gift … Continue reading