Latest Homilies

First Sunday of Lent

Homily / March 10 The First Sunday of Lent always features the story of Jesus’ temptation in the desert by the devil. But today’s story of the temptation in the desert comes from Luke which offers just a little...

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Homily / February 24, 2019 There are moments in life when a simple statement says it all. An example is the epitaph that goes on someone’s tombstone. An epitaph is meant to summarize the life of the deceased person in a...

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Homily / January 27, 2019 Last Thursday, I went to the naturalization ceremony of a parishioner from St. Francis who became a US citizen. He’s a gentleman from Sri Lanka whose wedding I had at St. Francis in 2010....

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Homily / January 20 In the field of music, there are many different musical talents. When it comes to Sam, I am in awe of his ability to play piano without music: it’s all in his ear and in his heart. I don’t know if...