Today is the last Sunday of the Liturgical year. This is the Solemnity of Christ the King. The Gospel brings out an interesting scenario. First, notice Jesus is between the Romans and the Jews. He is between the most powerful force at the time on the Earth and the People of the …
We are in the month of November and in this month our focus is as always on remembering those who have gone before us and calling to mind the day we to…
Note: This week I chose to begin preaching off script but based on the written homily. The delivered homily will be different than the written homily t…
Next week there will be a meeting of the US bishops in Washington to discuss among other things whether or not politicians who support abortion should …
There is a profound teaching in today’s Gospel. Obviously, it is the story of Blind Bartimaeus of which we know little except that his name is in the G…
One of the elements of history I love to teach best is the story of the Copernican Revolution. I taught it the other night in Confirmation. Something t…
Today’s Gospel addresses probably the biggest fight in Christianity outside of faith vs works. In fact, it may be based in the fight between faith and …
Today’s second reading comes to us from the letter to the Hebrews. The author is unknown. One feature of it is the suffering of Jesus and a question th…
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