The Most Holy Trinity

Today’s readings Talking about the mystery of the Most Holy Trinity is perhaps the most daunting tasks for a preacher, but also one of the greatest privileges.  Here is one of the great mysteries of our faith, one that cries … Continued

Thursday of the Twenty-eighth Week of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings When I was in seminary, one of the big courses we had to pass with flying colors early on was called Christology.  As the name might suggest, Christology is the study of Jesus Christ, but perhaps more specifically … Continued

Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time: The Meaning of Suffering My homily today was shortened a bit from the original. We had a letter to read from the bishop. So this is the homily as I actually preached it: Today’s Gospel once again shows Jesus curing people and casting … Continued

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Hail, holy Queen, Mother of Mercy! Our life, our sweetness, and our hope! To thee do we cry, poor banished children of Eve, to thee do we send up our sighs, mourning and weeping in this valley, of tears. … Continued