Homilies from October, 2016

Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Homily / October 30, 2016 I have just finished a book on Pope John XXIII who recently became a saint.  As a priest and bishop and Pope, he was not considered very important or even necessarily bright.  He came from...

Twenty- Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Homily / Oct. 16, 2016 I remember many of you for some single, solitary event that will always remain in my mind.  You leave a mark in my life and in my mind in a very good way.  A number of years ago, a lovely...

St. Francis Feastday

Homily / Oct. 9, 2016 The readings for today’s Mass are very particular for the feast of St. Francis.  The second reading reminds us of the wound of Christ on the body of St. Francis when we hear “I bear the...