Homilies

Homily – November 8, 2020

Two months ago I had the opportunity to con-celebrate the Divine Liturgy at the Ukrainian Catholic Church across the street from ours … What a beautiful liturgy! First … it lasted 1 hour 30 minutes … and it was a weekday!! So ... 40 minutes – you’re welcome!! There...

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Homily – November 2, 2020

Typically on All Souls Day, I’m afforded the opportunity to preach on the Four Last Things – death, judgment, heaven and hell. All of which are very real and we must not overlook the fact that we all face these realities when God decides to call us to Himself, to give...

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Homily – November 1, 2020

The term ‘happy’ is defined as the showing of contentment or pleasure. It is often used in the context of mental or emotional states, including positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. It is also used in the context of life satisfaction,...

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Homily – October 25, 2020

On Columbus Day, Fr. Dailey and I – with a few other priests – took a drive to Mt. Equinox in VT. The mountain is home to 17 Carthusian Monks. The monks live in complete solitude – they live in private cells, tend private gardens, chop their own wood for heat, are...

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Homily – October 18, 2020

“Give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.” We have to understand something in this scenario – and who is involved. The Pharisees are the religious leaders of the time. They despised Roman occupation and thought it a threat to their way of...

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Homily – October 11, 2020

William Hunt was an English painter of the mid-late 19th century. Between 1851-1853 he produced what would become his most famous work of art: The Light of the World. A depiction of his own personal conversion. The painting shows the large wooden door of a cottage...

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