Latest Homilies

Feast of St Francis of Assisi

Homily / October 7th, 2018 I can’t think of better decorations for this feastday than the Bed-in-a-Bags here around the altar. It is so Franciscan. If you don’t know what these are about, they are bed linens for the...

Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Homily / Sunday, September 30, 2018 There is a beautiful image at the beginning of the first reading. It talks about how God took some of the spirit from Moses and distributed it to some 70 others. I like the image because it...

20th Sunday in Ordinaty Time

Homily / August 19, 2018 Catholics throughout this country gather for prayer this morning with a heavy heart after the stories of priestly sexual abuse in Pennsylvania this past week. This scandal now moves into even greater...

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Homily / July 15th, 2015  This story is a little long. Ken Reinhart was one of the leaders of our Capuchin Order who died a number of years ago. He was a hard-headed and some would say hard-hearted man, but a very strong...