No More Shame (((HOMILY))) Divine Mercy Sunday

Sunday April 4, 2021

One of the worst things to hear from someone is "Shame on you!" Whatever the cause, shame strikes to the heart of who we are. It is a dreadful emotion felt only in relationship to someone when a bond is ruptured, severed, or damaged. Shame…

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Jesus Goes to "Hell"(((HOMILY))) Easter Morning

Sunday April 4, 2021

At 3pm on Good Friday, Jesus let out his last breath. His dead corpse was still nailed to the cross. It makes you wonder, where did his spirit go?

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Don't Forget Your Story (((HOMILY))): Easter Vigil

Saturday April 3, 2021

The Easter Vigil is not for the faint of heart. It's called the "Mother of all vigils" due to its length and ancient rites, going all the way back to the early Church. It's on this night new adult Christians are baptized and reborn into…

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The Greatest Gifts God Left Us (((HOMILY))): Holy Thursday

Thursday April 1, 2021

Knowing he was about to be arrested and killed, Jesus gave humanity his two greatest gifts at the Last Supper. Everything was leading up to this moment. All the lessons he taught his disciples was now coming to a grand finale. Pay…

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Palm Sunday (((HOMILY)))

Sunday March 28, 2021

We all want to be happy. The question becomes, "How do we achieve it?" If you've been listening to my sermons over these last few years, you know my answer: RELATIONSHIP. Happiness is not a something (money, power, pleasure, beauty) but a…

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Facing Your Deepest Fears: 5th Sunday of Lent

Sunday March 21, 2021

What do you see when you gaze upon a crucifix? Do you see your fear of rejection? It's there. Do you see your fear of loneliness? That's there to. Do you see your fear of pain and death? How about your fear of being laughed at? How about…

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The Moving Power of Signs (((HOMILY))): 4th Sunday of Lent

Sunday March 14, 2021

For most weddings, the bride is the star of the "show." Her dress, the hair, her very tear-soaked eyes capture the attention of all those seated in the pews. As she marches down the aisle towards her future husband, she notices something…

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I Have Never Forgotten (((HOMILY))): 3rd Sunday of Lent

Sunday March 7, 2021

Jerry Miller from Indiana wrote the following post on social media in a desperate attempt to find his child: 

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God & Mountains: (((HOMILY))) 2nd Sunday of Lent

Sunday February 28, 2021

 "Jesus took Peter, James, and John and led them up a high mountain apart by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no fuller on earth could bleach them" (from the Gospel reading at…

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"Where Are You Going?" (((HOMILY))) Ash Wednesday

Wednesday February 17, 2021

Built on a hill outside the ancient walls of imperial Rome, lies the headquarters of the Catholic Church known officially as Vatican City. Why is it built there and no where else? Why not Jerusalem? The answer is simple: St. Peter made the…

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