Latest Homilies

The Most Holy Trinity

Homily / June 16, 2019 I think it would be accurate to say that President Trump likes to brag. For example, he has publicly described himself as a genius. He is not shy about telling people that he has a very high IQ and a...

The Ascension of the Lord

Homily / June 2, 2019 The end of the first reading has an interesting scene to it. The disciples are looking up into the sky as Jesus ascends into heaven. And two angels appear and ask them, almost in an unbelieving way,...

Holy Thurday

Homily / April 18 The Passion was read last Sunday for Palm Sunday and we will hear it again tomorrow for Good Friday. As I listened to it this year, one line particularly caught my attention. You will remember how Pilate was in...

Easter Vigil

Homi;y / Easter Vigil For those of you who are visitors, here at St. Francis, there are incarcerated men who offer volunteer service every weekend – cleaning and working on the parish property. Some of them come every...