Monthly Archives: February 2011

Be perfect… and forgive

Homily for Feb. 20, Sunday of the VII Week in Ordinary Time, year AClick the “play” button above to listen, or click here to download the MP3 audio file. “Be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect.” When we … Continue reading

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Faith and hope

Homily for Feb. 19, Saturday of the VI week in OT, year IClick the “play” triangle above to listen, or click here to download the MP3 audio file “Without faith it is impossible to please [God], for anyone who approaches … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Refuge

This afternoon, after finishing to write my homilies for tomorrow and Sunday, I really needed to get outside for some fresh air. I took advantage of the walk to get some photos for this week’s photo challenge. First and foremost, … Continue reading

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Pride goeth before a fall

Homily for Feb. 18, Friday of the VI week in OT, year IClick the “play” triangle above to listen, or click here to download the MP3 audio file. Continuing with the book of Genesis, our first reading this morning presents … Continue reading

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The world is always turning towards the morning

Homily for Feb. 16, Wednesday of the VI week in OT year IClick on the “play” triangle above to listen, or click here to download the MP3 audio file Let’s imagine for a moment what it must have felt like … Continue reading

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Riding out the waters of sin, in the Ark

Homily for Feb. 15, Tuesday of the VI week in OT year I Sometimes we can get discouraged by the daily news. Not a day passes that we don’t hear about violence, suffering, and every kind of immorality. We don’t … Continue reading

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No aspect of our lives is foreign to the faith

Homily for Feb. 14, Monday of the VI week in OT year I, Memorial of Sts. Cyril and Methodius; St. Valentine’s DayClick the “play” triangle above to listen, or click here to download the MP3 audio file There are a … Continue reading

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Wanted: Your Feedback

Greetings to my regular readers (there are a few of you, at least…) and to the curious passers-by! A couple of weeks ago I started recording my homilies and posting the audio with the text. What do you think? Is … Continue reading

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Preaching about sin – not fun, but necessary

Homily for Feb. 13, Sunday of the V Week in Ordinary Time, year ADownload MP3 audio file It isn’t easy to preach about sin. There is enough negativity in our lives already, and the idea of intentionally focusing on something … Continue reading

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Christ’s answer to original sin

Homily for Feb. 11, Saturday of the V week in OT, year IDownload MP3 audio file When Adam and Eve disobeyed God, they received a harsh punishment of pain, hard work, and death. Prominent among the penalties that God assigned … Continue reading

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