Homilies from May, 2016

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Homily / May 29, 2016 Tell me something: in today’s Gospel, was that Communion or not?  It certainly sounded like that.  Jesus took bread, blessed it, broke it, and gave it to the people to eat.  To me,...

The Most Holy Trinity

Homily / May 22, 2016 Every year, every pastor is required to devote one Sunday homily to the topic of sexual abuse and what the Church is doing to prevent it.  It is hard to find a good Sunday for preaching about the...

Pentecost Sunday

Homily / May 15, 2016 What happened to these disciples of Jesus to make them this powerful, enthusiastic group of preachers and leaders of the early Church?  Remember that while Jesus was with them, they were making...

The Ascension of The Lord

Homily / May 8, 2016 I heard a great story this past week about Pope Francis.  When the cardinals were preparing to elect a new Pope, each cardinal got to speak for 10 minutes about what they thought the Church...