Sunday Homilies

The Most Holy Trinity (Fr. Francis)

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, on this Sunday after the Solemnity of the Pentecost, the Universal Church again celebrates another great and very important Solemnity, one that is concerning the very center tenet and distinctiveness of our Christian faith that is...

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Pentecost (Fr. Francis)

A little boy stops in front of a church with his bike and he sees the pastor come out.  The boy wants to go in the church, but is afraid his bike will be stolen.  He tells the pastor his concern, and the pastor says "Don’t worry, the Holy Spirit will watch it.” So the...

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Ascension of the Lord (Fr. Francis)

Our Lord returns to the Heavenly Father, but he is still with us through the Holy Spirit. He now commissions us his disciples to continue his work; to keep spreading his message of good news and to keep living and proclaiming his gospel. We are on the journey towards...

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6th Sunday of Easter (Fr. Francis)

Today’s Gospel, John 14:23-29, continues the reading from the long discourse that, in the Fourth Gospel, Jesus gives at the Last Supper (John 13:13-17:26).Throughout the discourse Jesus speaks a good deal about “going away” and “returning”.It is important to...

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5th Sunday of Easter (Fr. Francis)

A young woman was about to get married when it was discovered that her brother had been diagnosed as having severe kidney problems. Without a speedy transplant he would die. Having consulted her boyfriend and family she decided to donate one of her kidneys to her...

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4th Sunday of Easter (Fr. Francis)

This Sunday is traditionally known as Good Shepherd Sunday since in each year of the Liturgical Cycle an extract from the tenth chapter of St John's Gospel is read. This chapter gives us the teaching of Jesus to his disciples about his role as the Good Shepherd. It is...

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3rd Sunday of Easter (Fr. Francis)

The night was cold. People sat around a fire the way people do when they are trying to warm up. They were real close to each other, jockeying for a place where they could feel the flames. And they were talking, as people usually do when they are so close to each...

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2nd Sunday of Easter (Fr. Francis)

"Bless me Father for I have sinned. Father, I have horrible doubts. Sometimes, I wonder if God exists. Sometimes, I think that He's not concerned about me. Sometimes, I wonder if He cares about the people in the world. If He exists, and if He cares, then why do...

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Easter Sunday (Fr. Francis)

Where do you meet Jesus?DARKNESS, DAWN, a faint glow on the horizon—the first hour of the first day of the week. At the tomb Mary Magdalene was confused, frightened—the stone had been rolled away. When he arrived Peter was amazed. Hollywood would say, “This is the...

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Easter Sunday (Fr. Vinner)

Christ the Lord is risen today! Alleluia!My Sisters and Brothers in Christ,Christ the Lord is risen today! Alleluia! Christians haste you vows to pay Alleluia! A couple of weeks ago we started what looked like a hopeless, and an endless journey. Today we have come to...

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