Sunday Homilies

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

Blessed are those who trust in the Lord! [Jer. 17:7] My brothers and sisters in Christ, who can tell me what it means to "trust in the Lord?" Is your interpretation of "trusting in the Lord" the same as your neighbor’s interpretation? Is your neighbor’s interpretation...

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5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Francis)

Today's reading present three men, Peter, Paul and Isaiah. All called by God. All appear to be unlikely choice to perform the mission they were given. Each one, though, was the perfect choice. Simon, was a fisherman. He knew the sea. He knew where to find fish, at...

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5th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Vinner)

THE LORD MAKES US HIS WORTHY MESSENGERSMy brothers and sisters in Christ,Last Sunday the church reminded us of our privileged call to be God’s prophets and messengers. On this fifth Sunday of ordinary time, she reminds us that though we are utterly unworthy to be...

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4th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Vinner)

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ,On this 4th Sunday in Ordinary time, the church reminds us that we are privileged to be called by God to be his prophets. Through our baptism as Christians, God called each one of us to take His word and proclaim it to the world....

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3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Vinner)

CHRIST, THE GOOD NEWS THAT LIBERATES USMy Brothers and Sisters in Christ,We rejoice in the Good News of Salvation which Christ brings to us. This Good News binds us together as the people of God and enables us to work for the kingdom of God. Christ himself is this...

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2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Fr. Vinner)

PARTICIPATING IN CHRIST’S MINISTRY WITH OUR GIFTSMy Brothers and Sisters in Christ,This week we are at a wedding in Cana where Jesus reveals his Divine power by his first miracle, transforming water into wine. The Bible begins with one wedding, that of Adam and Eve in...

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Baptism of the Lord (Fr. Vinner)

My brothers and sisters in Christ,We begin the regular or “ordinary” church year with the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord because that it is the event that begins Jesus’ three years of preaching, healing and saving. It may seem strange to us that he waited so long to...

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Epiphany of The Lord (Fr. Francis)

A survey was made among school children asking the question why they enjoyed reading Harry Potter novels and watching Harry Potter movies. The most common answer was, “Because you never know what’s going to happen next!” The same element of suspense and...

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Epiphany of the Lord (Fr. Vinner)

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ,On this feast of the Epiphany, we celebrate that God’s glory has been revealed to all the nations, and not just the chosen people of Israel. People from every corner of the earth, of every nation and race. Generations of people. God’s...

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Mary, Mother of God (Fr. Francis)

We are here today to celebrate the greatest story of all times: how Mary, the Jewish maid of Nazareth became the mother of Jesus and the very Queen of heaven. But how can we say anything about Mary that has not been said many times before and said much more...

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